Staff

You may reach staff directly using the information below or call 703-273-0911 and the receptionist will connect you. If you are unsure who to contact, please email IAFC Member Services. Your email will be routed to the appropriate department or person. For questions or comments about this website please contact the web communications manager.

Executive Operations

Rob Brown
CEO/Executive Director
703-896-4829

Christine Booth
Chief of Staff
703-537-4808

Katie Dixon
Strategic Manager

Robin Zahory, CMP
Assistant to the CEO & Executive Director
703-896-4835

Business Development Department

Leslie Distler
Corporate Relations Executive
703-537-4805

Jeff Dulin
Strategic Advisor
703-537-4849

Community Solutions Center

Kelly Ameen, PMP
Director, Community Solutions
703-273-9735

Abena Bonso-Bruce<
Assistant Director, Volunteer Workforce Solutions
703-896-4836

Amber Wells
Assistant Director, Wildland Fire
703-463-8523

Spencer Cheatham
Program Subject Matter Expert, Volunteer Workforce Solutions
703-537-4858

Lauren Holtzclaw
Program Coordinator
703-273-0911

Abigail Klein
Program Specialist
703-273-0911

Cathie Larocca
Marketing Manager
703-537-4820

Kaitlin Lutz
Program Specialist, Volunteer Workforce Solutions
703-273-9835

Meghan Marklewitz
Program Specialist, Wildland Fire
703-896-4839

Shakir Mohammed
Program Manager, Volunteer Workforce Solutions
703-537-4841

Taylor Munday
Program Coordinator
703-537-4824

Theo Stamatis
Program Coordinator, Volunteer Workforce Solutions
703-273-0911

Digital Center

Carly Zoerb
Digital Specialist

Finance Department

Harriet Parker, CAE
Grants Administrator
703-537-4826

Christine Terrell
Accounting Specialist
703-273-9672

Cathy Collins
A/P & Facilities Manager
703-537-4823

Government Relations and Policy Department

Ken LaSala
Director, Government Relations and Policy
703-537-4847

Ryan Woodward
Government Relations Manager

Hazmat Center

John Woulfe
Program Director, Hazmat, Tech Council, Special Projects
703-273-9701

Deirdre Dockery, CMP
Program Manager
703-896-4844

Joe Kratochvil
Program Subject Matter Expert
703-896-4857

James Rist
Program Specialist
703-896-4824

Global Services

John Morris
Program Manager, International Fellowship & IFRESI Programs
703-896-4850

Elton Polen, Jr . (Bill)
Program Subject Matter Expert
703-537-3982

Research Center

Richard Miller
Program Manager
703-537-4846

Strategic Communications & Marketing

Steven Ilchishin
Director
703-537-4827

Media/Press Inquiries
media@iafc.org

Erin Gibbs
Marketing Manager
703-537-4832

Gary Brouse (remote staff)
Section Liaison
570-217-7776

Membership Department

Jwan Shamdin
Membership Specialist
703-537-4803

Daniel Gray
Membership Retention Fellow

Professional Development Center

Lisa Yonkers, CMP
Director, Center for Professional Development
703-537-4835

Brittany Bowman
Conference Coordinator
703-896-4827

Mary Beth Michos
Program Subject Matter Expert
571-926-4283

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