Andrew Conkling was elected as the new president for Dialysis Patient Citizens by DPC's Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Conkling has served as DPC Vice President since 2016, participated in a number of DPC's Advocacy Days and met with lawmakers to discuss kidney disease issues from his home state of Alabama. He has also served as a DPC Patient Ambassador, clinic patient representative and done community outreach by sharing his personal experiences with young people.
"It is an honor to be selected as DPC's Board President. I want to thank Jack Reynolds for his outstanding service as DPC's President since 2015, and I am delighted he will continue to serve on the Board sharing his expertise. I have some tremendous shoes to fill in this new role," said Conkling.
In addition to Conkling's new role as DPC President, Diane Brisbane was elected as DPC Vice President and Merida Bourjolly was elected as DPC Nominations Committee Chair.
Get to know DPC's Board Members by checking out their biographies.