Staff Directory


Sarah Brookhart
Executive Director

Aime Ballard-Wood
Deputy Director

Alan Kraut
Executive Director Emeritus


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Nicholas Antunes
Project Manager, Meetings 

Kimberly Armstrong
Editorial Coordinator

Rodney Atkins
Managing Editor, Journals

Charles Blue
Director of Media Relations and Public Information

Asa Boy
Director of Digital and Technical Operations

Andy DeSoto
Director of Government Relations

Amy Drew
Director of Publications

Kekoa Erber
Government Relations & Policy Assistant

Candy Ferguson
Senior Graphic Designer

Raquel Fernandes
Design and Production Editor

Amroté Getu
Peer Review Coordinator

Lucy Hyde
Senior Manager, Marketing

Michelle D. Johnfinn
Senior Manager, Meetings

Lisa Lockman
Manager, Membership and Data Analysis

Ludmila Nunes
Science Writer, Journals

Ashley Phayme
Project Manager, Meetings

Emily Proppe
Project Manager, Meetings

Nathalie L. Rothert
Director of Meetings

Nelson Ruble
Office Coordinator

Sarah Schroeder
Internal Affairs Manager

Marilyn Talley
Finance and Administration Coordinator

Leah Thayer
Senior Director of Communications

Jill Treby
Senior Director of Membership & Marketing

Elaine Watson
Senior Manager, Meetings

Brian Winters
Managing Editor, Journals