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Julia Duff, Executive Director


Professional Advisory Council

Matthew Adamo, MD


Board of Directors, alphabetically by surname (current term through, term number [limited to 4 terms])

James Alescio (2021, 2)

Chris Darby-King (2021, 1)

Robert Derrick (2023, 2)

James Dunham, Chair (2022, 3)

Valerie Joseph (2023, 1)

Paul Lukasiewicz (2022, 1)

Michelle Miller, Chair Elect (2023, 3)

Jessica Ryder, Secretary (2022, 1)

Joe Slaninka (2022, 1)

Margaret Smith,  Immediate Past Chair (2021, 2)

Dave Wentworth, Treasurer (2022, 1)

Andrew White (2023, 1)


Committees and Primary Contacts –  asterisks indicate (co-)chairs; capitals indicate chairs must be directors

Administration – Julia Duff

BUSINESS & FINANCE – Dave Wentworth*,  Jim Alescio, Margie Langelier, Chip Derrick

CONFLICT OF INTEREST – Jessica Ryder (ex officio as BoD Secretary), others as needed

EXECUTIVE – Jim Dunham* (ex officio as BoD Chair), Michelle Miller, Peg Smith, Jessica Ryder, Dave Wentworth

Fundraising & Marketing – Jim Dunham*, Heather Horwedel, Kevin Chamberlain, Peggy Felt, Michelle Miller

  • Walk-N-Roll (5K)  – Heather Horwedel*, Shelley Miller*, Annmarie Fennicks, Dennis Fillmore, Josh Wickert, Liz Frederick, Orlo Hulett, Nicole Connolly, Paul Lukasiewicz, Pauline Cassillo, Peggy Smith
  • Dare to Dream – Michelle Miller*, Abby Mundell, Judy Fillmore, Ann Humiston, Jessica Ryder, Karen Ballester, Karen Wentworth, Peggy Smith
  • Direct Mail Campaign – Peggy Felt*, Karen Ballester

GOVERNANCE – Jim Dunham*, Jim Alescio, Kathleen Boland-Henning, Michelle Miller,  Peg Felt, Peggy Smith, Chip Derrick


  • Conference –  Vanessa Chamberlain*, Bryan Darby, Barbara Devore, Chris Darby-King, Crystal Hoey, Jim McDonald, Lyndsi Holmes-Wickert, Shameka Andrews
  • Scholarship – Chris Darby-King*, Linda Ciano, Dave Wentworth

Employee Search and Transition

Technology/Website – Kevin Chamberlain