Council Staff

Leadership Team

Suzanne Friday
Senior Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs
Will Heaton
Vice President of Network
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Jesse Salazar
Vice President of Communications
Sue Santa
Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Legal Affairs
Vice President of Operations and Technology
President & CEO
Vice President of Membership & Development

Member Relations

Project Manager, Research
Kim Bluitt
Member Relations Director
Community Manager
Executive Assistant
John Cochrane
Associate Director, Social Innovation
Knowledge Center Associate
Member Relations Director
Stephanie McGencey
Senior Director Member Relations
Talia Rivera
Member Relations Director
Kim Roque
Director of the Knowledge Center
Natalie Ross
Member Relations Director, Global
Lorne Steedley
Member Relations Director
Associate Director, Community Philanthropy
Laura Tomasko
Associate Director

Membership & Development

Customer Service Representative
Phillip Blackmon
Membership Specialist
Development Associate
Membership Specialist
Director of Membership Marketing

Public Policy & Legal Affairs

Justin Aiken
Bryan J. Del Rosario
Law Clerk
Tim Huber
Research and Policy Associate
Lara Kalwinski
Policy Associate and Director of National Standards
Katherine La Beau
Policy Analyst
Senior Director for Policy & Partnerships

Member Experience

Program Coordinator
Program Manager
Content Designer
Senior Director of Member Experience, Diversity and Inclusion
Kahlee Yeldell
Member Experience Logistics Manager

Communications & Marketing

Communications Associate
Marketing and Communications Manager

Executive Office

Scheduler to the President & CEO

Operations & Technology

IT Manager
Senior Director of Technology
HR Generalist
Digital Strategist


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