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.

Operations & Administration

Executive Office

Sara Fletcher, PhD

Interim CEO

Gayna Smith

Interim Executive Assistant
703-651-8538

Operations

Lynn Heitzman, SHRM-SCP

Senior Director, Operations

Melissa Bradley, MAcc

Director, Finance

Maressa Briel Hakos

Accounts Payable, Finance
703-667-4359

Tabitha Ratcliffe

Accounts Receivable, Finance

Sonja Vientos, MBA/MHA

Senior Director, Educational Programming

Arielle Reotutar

Program Manager, Educational Programming

Katie Strobush

Program Manager, Educational Programming

Gremmarie Alma Jose

Project Coordinator, Educational Programming

Sorcha Desmond, MA

Grant Coordinator, PRAC-ED PA SUD

Digital Strategy

Amanda Gunter, MS

Chief Digital Officer
703-667-4325

Zeina Makky, MA

User Experience and Systems Designer
703-667-4338

Justine Mitchell

Digital Manager

Geoff Waller, MA

IT Support Specialist
703-651-8541

Lucinda Greene

Database Coordinator
703-667-4345

Leadership & Organizational Development

Kendall Mealy, MPA

Senior Director, Leadership & Organizational Development
703-667-4326

Ashley Bray, PMP

Program Manager, Leadership & Organizational Development
703-651-8542

Joslyn Hanna, MPS, PMP

Membership Engagement Manager
703-651-8550

Admissions

Donna Murray, DMSc, MS, PA-C

Senior Director, Admissions
703-667-4344

Erika Brooks, CSPO

Manager, Application Services
703-651-8537

Heather Storm, CSM

Program Manager, Member Experience
703-667-4350

Government Relations

Tyler Smith, MPH

Senior Director, Government Relations
703-667-4356

Catherine Majewski

Manager, Government Relations

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Research

Daphne Mills, PhD

Director, Research & Data Analysis
703-651-8545

Elizabeth Alesbury

Editorial Director

Brent Buesking, MPA

Program Manager, Research and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Dominique Frias, MA

Mixed Methods Analyst
703-667-4353

Hannah De La Rosa, MPH

Research Coordinator

Ranya Shannon, PAEA DEI Coordinator

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator

Assessment

Olivia Ziegler, PA

Chief Assessment Officer

Robert Furter, PhD

Senior Director, Assessment
703-667-4324

Emily Yunker, MPA, PMP

Director, Assessment and Security Officer
703-667-4332

Denise Rizzolo, PhD, PA-C

Assessment & Evaluation Specialist

Julien Williams

Manager, Assessment Development

Chiquita Carey

Relationship Manager
703-667-4355

Educational Programming

Karen Hills, MS, PA-C

Chief, Educational Development
703-667-4358

Dylan Boyle

Educational Programming Coordinator
703-667-4333

Rachel Kuliani, MPH, CHES

Director, Educational Programming

Christine Vucinich, MA

Instructional Specialist

K. Ashley Phayme, MPA, CMP

Program Coordinator, Educational Programming
703-651-8543