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AHLA Staff List


Executive Department

The department includes the Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer and the Executive and Human Resources Manager and is responsible for the governance of the organization, facilitating staff and Board oversight of the Association's activities. 

David Cade
Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer
(202) 833-0777

Emily Morris
Executive and Human Resources Manager
(202) 833-0770


Dispute Resolution Service

The Dispute Resolution Service offers arbitrators, mediators, and hearing officers (resolvers) to resolve disputes. 

          Geoff Drucker
          Senior Manager of Dispute Resolution Service
          (202) 833-6945

Carine Brice
Manager of Dispute Resolution Service
(202) 833-0762

          Johnnie Mickens
          Case Specialist
          (202) 833-0776        



Membership and Public Interest

Responsible for membership services, membership communications (including AHLA Connections magazine), external communications, art and graphic design, and Public Interest outreach and resource development.


Kerry Hoggard
Vice President of Membership and Public Interest
(202) 833-0760

Allison Beard
Senior Manager, Communications, Social 
Media, and Community
(202) 833-0779

Mary Boutsikaris
Creative Director
(202) 833-0764

Robert Taflinger
Manager of Development and Special Projects
(202) 833-0787

Ana Tobin
Graphics Designer/Coordinator
(202) 833-0781





Responsible for the organization's internal administration and finance, Member Service Center, discussion ists, and the website.


Wayne Miller
Deputy Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer
(202) 833-0775

Michele Radell
Director of Finance
(202) 833-0771

Jaime Ulloa
Manager of Accounting
(202) 833-6942

Clark Campbell
Manager of Finance
(202) 833-0772

Maurice Harris Jr.
Director of Information Technology
(202) 833-0774

Dorothy Johnson
Financial Coordinator
(202) 833-0752

Yaroslava Lebeda
Financial Coordinator
(202) 833-0853

Katie Zhang
Web Manager
(202) 833-0758

Yaroslava Lebeda
Financial Coordinator
(202) 833-0853

Shireen Ferreira
Membership and Finance Assistant
(202) 833-1100, prompt 2





Practice Groups

Practice Groups provide leadership opportunities for members, provide educational benefits to members, generate publications, and collaborate on public interest activities.


Trinita Robinson
Vice President of Practice Groups
(202) 833-6943

Brian Davis
Senior Manager, Practice
Groups Communications
and Publications
(202) 833-6951

Crystal Taylor
Practice Groups Activities Coordinator
(202) 833-0763

Magdalena Wencel
Senior Manager of Practice Groups
(202) 833-0769

K.J. Forest
Senior Manager, Practice
Groups Distance Learning
(202) 833-0782

Arnaud Gelb
Practice Groups Aministrator of Distance Learning
(202) 833-0761


Dominique Sawyer
Practice Groups Certification Coordinator 
(202) 833-0765

Matthew Ausloos
Practice Groups
Communications and Publications Coordinator
(202) 833-6952


Professional Resources

Responsible for developing or working with our membership to develop print and electronic monthly publications, books, practice guides, and monographs.


Cynthia Conner
Vice President of Professional Resources
(202) 833-0755

Bianca Bishop
Senior Managing Editor,
Member Publications
(202) 833-0757

William Harvey
Director of Business Development & Publishing
(434) 293-8373

Ana Greene
Professional Resources
(202) 833-0753

Lisa Salerno
Managing Legal Editor,
Member Publications
(703) 489-8426

Katherine Wone
Senior Legal Editor, Member Publications & Resources
(202) 833-0787



Responsible for organizing our educational programs including the curriculum, speaker and site selection, and continuing legal education accreditation.


Anne Hoover
Vice President of Programs
(202) 833-0780

Valerie Eshleman
Director of Programs
(202) 833-0784

Anna Hyde
Manager of Programs
(202) 833-6956

Laurie Garvey
Associate Director
of Programs 
(202) 833-0783

Caroline Askew
Programs Coordinator 
(202) 833-0785

Catherine Davis
Faculty Coordinator 
(202) 833-6941




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