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Executive Office

Chief Executive Officer Karen J. Collishaw, MPP, CAE
Chief, Operations Stephen Altobelli
Chief, Advocacy & Government Relations Gary Ewart, MHS
Chief, Journals Diane Gern, MA
Chief Financial Officer Patricia C. Huie
Chief of Learning Carrie Smith, MS, CAE
Chief of Development Michelle Turenne
Chief, Documents & Patient Education Kevin Wilson, MD
Senior Director of Governance and Leadership Development Nicola Black
Coordinator, Governance Activities Kedrin MacKenzie

Assembly Programs

Senior Director, Assembly Programs and Program Review Subcommittee Miriam Rodriguez
Associate Director, Assembly Programs Javier Guzman
Manager, Assembly Programs Nicole Feijoo
Assistant Manager, Assembly Programs Maria V. Novozhilova
Assembly Programs Coordinator Bridget Nance

Finance and Administration

Chief Financial Officer Patricia C. Huie
Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis Neil Kerley
Associate Controller Joseph Brunetti
Manager Payroll & Accounts Payable Ellen Tam
Finance and HRIS Analyst Jissel Ledesma

Communications and Marketing

Director, Communications and Marketing Dacia Morris, MSW
Senior Manager of Marketing Briana Shymkus, MA

Creative Services

Senior, Art Director Dorcas Gelabert, MA, MFAM, BFA
Graphic Designer/Peer Conferences Sonja Wilder
Graphic Designer/Motion Graphics Benjamin Asbell

Documents and Patient Education

Director of Clinical Practice Guideline Implementation Joseph Ruminjo, MD
Senior Director, Patient Education and Documents Judy Corn
Senior Director, Vaccine Initiatives Amy Farrell Stern
Associate Director, Conflict of Interest and Documents John Harmon
Manager, Vaccine Initiatives Anna Hrovat
Coordinator, Documents, COI, and Patient Education Rachel Kaye

Corporate Alliances and Development

Chief of Development Michelle Turenne
Director, Exhibits, Sponsorships, and Industry Programs Matthew Whyte
Associate Director, Corporate Alliances Vlada Kagan O'Hara
Associate Director, Sponsorships and Industry Programs Meredith Smalstig
Senior Manager, Development Analytics Jack Costello
Assistant Manager, Corporate Alliances Dayna Howell
Assistant Manager, Corporate Alliances Jenya Ivanova
Senior Project Coordinator Dustin Bell
Exhibit Sales Associate Steven Strom


Chief, Journals Diane Gern, MA
Director, Editorial and Production Jacquelyn Matos
Senior Manager, Editorial Eric Gumpert
Senior Manager, Editorial and Production Katherine Eberenz
Director, Technical Peer Review Fay Ling, MS, MLS
Associate Director, Peer Review/Editorial Marc Bendian, MA
Digital Media Specialist Hannah Washington
Assistant Production Editor Megan Murphy
Senior Production Coordinator Nicole Allen
Senior Coordinator, Peer Review Rachel Horowitz-Benoit
Production Coordinator Elizabeth Fellbaum

Education Programs

Chief of Learning Carrie Smith, MS, CAE
Senior Director, Professional Development & Training Lauren G. Lynch
Director, Education Programs & Products Jennifer Siegel-Gasiewski
Associate Director, Education Products and Programs Barbara Horner, Certification in Business
Associate Director, Education Programs and Accreditation Suzette Machado
Associate Director, Education Projects & Junior Professionals Elizabeth Kay Guzman
Senior Coordinator, Education Programs Allison Koury

Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policies

Senior Director, Ethics and Professionalism Shane McDermott
Associate Director, Conflict of Interest and Documents John Harmon

Human Resources

Senior Director, Human Resources Rhina Guzman, PHR
Office Manager John McQuade

Integrated Technology Services

Senior Director, Information Strategy and Management Doron Ben-Avraham
Director, Information Technology Maribel Lim, MSCIS
Director, Interactive Research and Development Robert Duffy
Manager, Web & Application Development Kevin Cox
Salesforce Administrator Stephen Banisch
Front End Web Developer Jihae Chung
Project Manager Randy Hummer
Website/It Support Specialist Eric M. Chu
Web Developer Jason Droste
Network Manager Kevin Chiu
Data Analyst Michael Okpata

International Conference and Scientific Programs

Director, International Conference and Scientific Programs D'Ann Brown-Janowiak
Associate Director, International Conference and Scientific Abstracts Nancy Guerrero
Program Manager, International Conference and Digital Projects Ho Young Hung
Assistant Manager, International Conference and Scientific Abstracts Liliana Rose
Senior Content Manager, International Conference and Digital Projects Ashley Parent
Coordinator, International Conference and Learning Programs Desiree Negron Carrero

Meeting Services

Senior Director, Meeting Services Emily Catanzaro, CMP
Director, of Registration and Housing Anne Sheerin
Associate Director, Meeting Services Shannon Payne Binger, CEM
Manager, Meeting Services Takeya Galloway, CMP
Senior Coordinator, Meeting Services Christin McGrath


Director, Membership Jennifer Collin

Business Services

Sr. Manager, Business Services-Subscriptions Muricia N. Alexander

Concierge Services

Senior Customer Service Representative Sherryl-Anne F. Vega, BA

Public Advisory Roundtable

Senior Director, Health Equity and Community Engagement Courtney L. White, MLS, CAE
Manager, Equity & Community Outreach Kimberly Lawrence
Manager, Patient Engagement and Public Advisory Roundtable Nusrat Aparna

Research Program

Associate Director, ATS Research Program Erin Marie Nebel, MA
Administrative Assistant, Research Program (P/T) Alexandra Gonzales

Government Relations

Chief, Advocacy & Government Relations Gary Ewart, MHS
Associate Director, Government Relations Valerie Adelson
Coordinator, Government Relations Jacob Blumenstock

International Programs and Activities

Senior Director, Global Health Cristina Braz
Manager, Global Health Noelani Randazzo