PAEA Staff

Not sure whom to contact? Email us at info@PAEAonline.org or fill out our contact form and we will direct you to the appropriate team.

Executive Office

Sara Fletcher, PhD

Chief Executive Officer

Gayna Smith

Director, Executive Office & Communications
703-651-8538

Operations

Zachary Britt, MPH, MBA

Chief Operating Officer
703-651-8534

Finance & Accounting

Melissa Bradley, MAcc

Director, Finance

Tabitha Ratcliffe

Accounts Receivable Clerk, Finance

Maressa Briel Hakos

Accounts Payable Clerk, Finance
703-667-4359

IT & Security

Barry Sawyer

Director, IT & Security
703-667-4351

Geoff Waller, MA

Manager, IT & Security
703-651-8541

Digital Operations

Justine Mitchell

Director, Digital Operations & Enterprise Project Management

Emeka Emereole

Salesforce Administrator

Zeina Makky, MA

User Experience and Systems Designer
703-667-4338

People & Culture

Kendall Mealy, MPA

Chief People Officer
703-667-4326

Lynn Heitzman, SHRM-SCP

Senior Director, HR & Operations

Christine Vucinich, MA

Instructional Specialist

Carmen Inekhomon

HR Coordinator

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Emma Sellers, MS

Chief Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer

Brent Buesking, MPA

Program Manager, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Ranya Shannon

Program Manager, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

K. Ashley Phayme, MPA, CMP

Coordinator, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
703-651-8543

Governance & Government Relations

Governance

Karen Hills, MS, PA-C

Chief Governance and Leadership Officer
703-667-4358

Ashley Bray, MS, PMP

Manager, Volunteer Engagement
703-651-8542

Government Relations

Tyler Smith, MPH

Senior Director, Government Relations
703-667-4356

Catherine Majewski

Manager, Government Relations

Learning

Sonja Vientos, MBA/MHA

Senior Director, Learning

Rachel Kuliani, MPH, CHES

Director, Learning

Katie Strobush

Program Manager, Learning

Rachel Poarch

Program Manager, Learning
703-667-4334

Gremmarie Alma Jose

Project Coordinator, Learning

Member Experience

Olivia Ziegler, PA

Chief Experience Officer

Assessment Services

Casey Johnson, PhD

Senior Director, Assessment Services, Psychometrician

Emily Yunker, MPA, PMP

Director, Assessment Services, Security Officer
703-667-4332

Ashley Tucker, MPH, PMP

Project Manager, Assessment Services
703-667-4341

Admissions Services

Erika Brooks, CSPO

Manager, Admissions Services
703-651-8537

Heather Storm, CSM

Manager, Admissions Services
703-667-4350

Kelly Powell

Coordinator, Admissions Services
703-667-4329

Member Engagement

Joslyn Hanna, MPS, PMP

Director, Member Engagement
703-651-8550

Chiquita Carey

Manager, Member Engagement
703-667-4355

Susan Eckert, MA

Manager, Member Engagement
703-667-4327

Dylan Boyle

Coordinator, Member Engagement
703-667-4333

Simone Stewart

Coordinator, Member Engagement

Research & Data Operations

Robert Furter, PhD, MBA

Senior Director, Research & DataOps, Principal Psychometrician
703-667-4324

Research

Daphne Mills, PhD

Director, Research & Data Analysis
703-651-8545

Denise Rizzolo, PhD, MPH, PA-C

Director, Research & Publication

Dominique Frias-Sarmiento, MA

Mixed Methods Analyst
703-667-4353

Hannah De La Rosa, MPH

Manager, Research & Data Ops