Staff and Leadership

Executive Office

2024 Chair

Chair: Steve Proctor, President & CEO, G.S. Proctor & Associates, Inc.

President & CEO

Jack McDougle | [email protected]

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO and Membership Coordinator

Sonya Shackleford | [email protected]


General Manager

Jessica Shehadi | [email protected]

Chief Financial Officer

Mary Zarella | [email protected]

Senior Vice President of Strategy

Ashley Desing | [email protected]


Senior Vice President of Engagement

George Longwell | [email protected]

Vice President, Member Engagement & Information Services

Lisa Sanders | [email protected]

Director of Sponsorship

Elyse Siravo | [email protected]


Senior Vice President of Policy

Shayla Moon | [email protected]

Vice President of Government Relations

Daniel Flores | [email protected]

Vice President of Policy

Sean Drake | [email protected]


Communication Manager

Nick Boykin | [email protected]

Programs & Events

Vice President of Program Development

Jackie Waidmann | [email protected]

Programs Manager

Ivy Mason | [email protected]

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