Senior Staff

Charles Macfarlane, FACHE, CAE
Chief Executive Officer

Laura Downes, CAE
Chief Operating Officer 

Ruth Lipman, PhD
Chief Science and Practice Officer

Martha Rinker, JD
Chief Advocacy Officer

Ken Widelka, CAE, CPA
Chief Financial Officer


Terry Merkley, MBA
Vice President of Information Technology

Bill Wald, CAE, MBA, MS
Vice President of External Relations and Foundation Development


Eugene Beran
Director of Information Technology

Christine Carter-Eggers, SPHR
Director of Human Resources

Leslie Kolb, RN, BSN, MBA
Director of Quality Initiatives & Accreditation

Nadine Merker
Director of Member and Volunteer Engagement

Diana Pihos, MA 
Director of Marketing and Communications

Ronald Wadley, MBA, MHRM
Controller

Ken Zielske, CAE
Director of Learning