Council Staff

Executive Team

Renee Branch
Vice President, Institutional Partnerships and Research
Chief Financial Officer
Peter Panepento
Vice President, Network
Vince Rodriguez
Vice President of Member Experience
Jesse Salazar
Vice President of Communications
Sue Santa
Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Legal Affairs
Vice President of Operations
President & CEO

Network Team

Phillip Blackmon
Membership Specialist
Kim Bluitt
Network Manager
Operations Manager, Knowledge Center
Chris Goett
Project Manager
Will Heaton
Director of Network Development
Andrew Ho
Network Developer, Global Philanthropy
Talia Rivera
Network Manager
Kim Roque
Content Manager, Knowledge Center
Daria Teutonico
Network Developer
Laura Tomasko
Network Developer
Kimberly Young
Project Manager

Public Policy & Legal Affairs

Bryan J. Del Rosario
Law Clerk
Suzanne Friday
Brian Horn
Legislative Assistant
Tim Huber
Research and Policy Associate
Lara Kalwinski
Policy Associate and Director of National Standards
Katherine La Beau
Policy Analyst
Executive Branch Liaison

Member Experience

Senior Director of Member Experience, Diversity and Inclusion
Kahlee Yeldell
Member Experience Coordinator

Institutional Partnerships

Program Associate, Leadership Education and Evaluation
Michelle Bermudez
Partnership Associate
Senior Administrator

Communications & Marketing

John Cochrane
Communications Coordinator
Marketing and Communications Manager
Digital Strategist

Executive Office

Denise Pernick
Development Administrator
Scheduler to the CEO
Betsy West
Special Assistant to the President and Development Associate

Finance, Human Resources & Information Technology

Director of Technology
Grace Bee
Grants Manager
Financial Manager
Director of Finance
Angela Davis-Glave
Accounts Payable Coordinator