State Administration and Continuation of Federal Grant Awards

From 2016-2017, Ms. Hoppe led a management team of cross-functional staff in the Kansas Department of Health
and Environment’s (KDHE’s) Bureau of Health Promotion (BHP). is happened at a time when the BHP was in a major leadership transition and had lost vital institutional knowledge. Ms. Hoppe provided direction on the continued management of two Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grants totaling over $6 million, State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Control Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health (1305) and State and Local Public Health Actions to Prevent Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke (1422). is included:

  • facilitation of weekly meetings with staff and subgroup meetings, including the Budgets, Workplans, and Contracts subgroup, and ensuring the delegation of duties among staff,
  • and leading the development of operational procedures and plans for management and implementation, including the development of a guidance document to clarify expectations and requirements, and the development and submission of work plans, budgets, contracts, no cost extension requests, and Federal Finance Reports (FFR).

As a result of this work, the BHP successfully submitted its continuing applications for the 1305 and 1422 grants to the CDC and received funding for the following grant year.