Staff Directory

Robert Gropp
Executive Director

Aime Ballard-Wood
Deputy Director

Sarah Brookhart
Executive Director Emerita (2015-2020)

Alan Kraut
Executive Director Emeritus (1988-2015)


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Nicholas Antunes
Project Manager, Meetings

Rodney Atkins
Managing Editor, Journals

Charles Blue
Director of Media Relations and Public Information

Asa Boy
Senior Director of Digital and Technical Operations

Candy Cruz
Art Director

Natisha Dawson
Senior Director of Finance & Administration

Andy DeSoto
Director of Government Relations

Amy Drew
Director of Publications

Kekoa Erber
Government Relations Associate

Raquel Fernandes
Graphic Designer

Ami Getu
Peer Review Specialist

Lucy Hyde
Senior Manager, Marketing

Michelle D. Johnfinn
Senior Manager, Meetings

Heather Barry Kappes
Visiting Behavioral Insights Scholar

Lisa Lockman
Assistant Director, Data Analysis & AMS Administration

Dominique Matthews
Membership Associate

Fiona Maylath-Bryant
Digital Marketing Coordinator

Ludmila Nunes
Senior Science Writer

Emily Proppe
Project Manager, Meetings

Paula Richards
Internal Affairs Assistant

Nathalie L. Rothert
Senior Director of Meetings

Nelson Ruble
Office Coordinator

Marilyn Talley
Finance and Administration Specialist

Leah Thayer
Senior Director of Communications

Elaine Watson
Senior Manager, Meetings

Becca White
Peer Review Manager

Monica Williams
Manager, Membership & Student Programs

Brian Winters
Managing Editor, Journals