Staff

Dr. Lily Lou, Executive Director, KV Foundation

Dr. Lou has been a leader of the public health community for over thirty years. Her career has spanned a range of healthcare industries, including clinical medicine, public health leadership, and executive management.  Prior to her public health service, Dr. Lou served as Executive Director of Alaska’s flagship children’s hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center, where she was also Chair of the Pediatric Center and Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Former president of the Alaska Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Dr. Lou currently serves as the Chair of the AAP Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Section. She was also named a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). 

 

Dr. Lou earned a B.S. in Genetics from the University of California at Davis, an M.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Minnesota and a post-doctoral fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Yale University. An experienced executive leader, Dr. Lou is a lifetime advocate for public health equity with a passion for educational program development, research, and clinical work. 

 

Fred L. Potter, Managing Member

Fred has served a broad range of nonprofit and commercial clients. On the commercial side, he has managed over $3.5 billion in mergers and acquisitions. On the nonprofit side, he has led teams that provide health insurance coverage for the uninsurable in New Hampshire, and helped close childhood immunization funding gaps in New Hampshire, Washington, Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island and Alaska.

Fred is a past president of the New Hampshire Bar Association. He also has served as the CEO and executive director of the Christian Legal Society, which for more than 50 years has helped Christian attorneys integrate their faith and practice through attorney and law student fellowship programs, law student mentoring, advocacy of religious freedom, and legal aid for the poor and needy.

Fred earned a B.A. from Harvard College, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. Over the years, he has served on the boards of several private and publicly-held corporations. He and his wife, Mertie, a professor of psychiatric nursing, have three children and six grandchildren.

A.J. Coukos, Deputy Executive Director

A.J. earned his B.A. with honors from the University of New Hampshire, after having served as the Student Body President his senior year. He has studied broadly, including concentrations in political science, philosophy, psychology, and divinity. Prior to joining KidsVax, A.J. gained several years of valuable experience in the financial services industry, including his most recent position as Director of Financial Reporting at a financial advisory firm. He is currently enrolled in a Master of Public Health program and is on track to become one of our regional vice presidents around the time he completes his degree.

Our Extended Team

KidsVax’s® (KV’s) staff are ably assisted by technical, design, and other resources under contract to serve KV and its clients. By using an extended network of specializing talent who serve the needs of clients on an as-needed just-in-time basis, KV is able, cost-effectively, to deploy best practices across all operations.

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