Senior Staff

Charles Macfarlane, FACHE, CAE
Chief Executive Officer

Laura Downes, CAE
Chief Operating Officer 

Ruth Lipman, PhD
Chief Science and Practice Officer

Ken Widelka, CAE, CPA
Chief Administrative Officer

Terry Merkley, MBA
Vice President of Information Technology

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
Director of Marketing and Communications

James Specker
Director of Federal and State Advocacy

Ronald Wadley, MBA, MHRM

Ken Zielske, CAE
Director of Learning