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Staff Directory

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Todd Osman
Executive Director

J. Ardie (Butch) Dillen
Director of Finance and Administration

Damon Dozier
Director of Advocacy and Member Engagement

Eileen M. Kiley
Director of Programs


Brooke Baker
Meetings Project Manager

Marla Boots
Senior Technical Program Administrator

Bob Braughler
Digital Media Manager

Karen Colson
Virtual Programs Project Manager

Susan Dittrich
Editorial Associate

Amanda Edmiston
Programs Administrative Assistant

Michele Feder
MRS DEI & Engagement Partner

Sandy Forrest
Human Resource and Finance Administrator

Mary Frankovich
Editorial Assistant

Patrick Freed
Digital Communications Assistant

Stephanie Gabborin
Graphic Designer

Frank Gordon
Technical Support Analyst

Michele Hayes
Meetings Assistant

Suzanne Hite
Production Coordinator, MRS Bulletin

Jonathan Huttner
Manager of Information Technology  

Michelle Judt
Senior Member Services/Operations Associate

Ellen Kracht
Senior Publications Manager

Debbie Kriss
Meetings Project Manager

Natalie Larocco
Member Engagement Project Manager

Jenny MacBeth
Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Paula Mahar
Senior Member Services/Operations Associate

Judy Meiksin
Managing & Content Editor, MRS Bulletin

Robin Nazaruk
Operations Associate

Chelsea Nine
Associate Accountant

Lisa Oldham
Technical Editor, MRS Bulletin

Beth Powell
Senior Meetings and Exhibits Manager

Gopal Rao
Chief Editor for Technical Content

Lorri A. Smiley

Student Engagement and Awards Administrator

Mallory Starr
Accounting Manager

Sandra Thompson

Meetings Assistant

Leslie Truver
Journals Editorial Assistant

Kris Uher

Governance Administrator