IASB Staff Directory

Click on the name of any member of the IASB staff to send a message. ​To reach staff members by phone, call (217) 528-9688 or (630) 629-3776 and enter the extension number listed to the right of each person. ALL extensions can be reached from either phone number, so use whichever phone number costs less from your location.

Office of the Executive Director

Staff photo of Thomas Bertrand Thomas Bertrand – Executive Director, ext. 1130

Staff photo of Tulsi Srinivasan Tulsi Srinivasan – Human Resource Director, ext. 1134

Staff photo for Chris Montrey Chris Montrey – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1143

Meetings Management 

Staff photo for Carla S. Bolt Carla S. Bolt – Director, ext. 1140

Staff photo for Natalie Duke Natalie Duke – Assistant Manager, ext. 1115

Executive Searches

Staff photo for Thomas Leahy Thomas Leahy – Director, ext. 1153

Staff photo for Tim Buss Tim Buss – Consultant, ext. 1142

Staff photo for Jim Helton Jim Helton – Consultant, ext. 1102

Staff photo for Dave Love Dave Love – Consultant, ext. 1423

Staff photo for Alan Molby Alan Molby – Consultant, ext. 1235

Staff photo for Patricia Sullivan-Viniard Patricia Sullivan-Viniard – Consultant, ext. 1240

Staff photo for Mary Torgler Mary Torgler – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1217


Office of General Counsel

Staff photo for Kimberly Small Kimberly Small – General Counsel, ext. 1226

Staff photo for Maryam Brotine Maryam Brotine - Assistant General Counsel, ext. 1219

Staff photo for Debra Jacobson Debra Jacobson - Assistant General Counsel, ext. 1211

Staff photo for Bridget Trojan Bridget Trojan - Assistant Manager, ext. 1236

Staff photo for Ummehani Faizullabhoy Ummehani Faizullabhoy - Administrative Assistant, ext. 1227

Staff photo for James Wagner James Wagner – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1237


Policy Services 

Staff photo for Angie Powell Angie Powell – Director, ext. 1154

Staff photo for Ken Carter Ken Carter – Director, ext. 1210

Staff photo for Nicholas Baumann Nicholas Baumann – Policy Consultant, ext. 1214

Staff photo for Boyd Fergurson Boyd Fergurson – Policy Consultant, ext. 1125

Staff photo for Breanna Rabacchi Breanna Rabacchi – Assistant Manager, ext. 1119

Staff photo for Emily Tavernor Emily Tavernor – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1126

Staff photo for Kathryn Bulava Kathryn Bulava – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1138

Staff photo for John Fines John Fines – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1148


Governmental Relations

Staff photo for Shelly Bateman Shelly Bateman – Associate Executive Director, ext. 1137

Staff photo for Deanna Sullivan Deanna Sullivan – Director, ext. 1123

Staff photo for Zach Messersmith Zach Messersmith – Director, ext. 1149

Andrew Proctor – Director, ext. 1234

Jennifer Blackman – Director of Advocacy and Outreach, ext. 1218

Staff photo for Mary Ellen Buch Mary Ellen Buch – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1132


Administrative Services

Staff photo for Jennifer Feld Jennifer Feld – Associate Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, ext. 1152

Staff photo for Karen Faith Karen Faith – Assistant Business Manager, ext. 1146

Staff photo for Patrick Shea Patrick Shea – Assistant Manager, Technology, ext. 1133

Staff photo for Camille Gillette Camille Gillette – Specialist III, ext. 1145

Staff photo for Sally Kimmel Sally Kimmel – Receptionist (A.M.), ext. 1100


Field and Equity Services

Staff photo for Nakia Hall Nakia Hall – Associate Executive Director, ext. 1215

Staff photo for Reatha Owen Reatha Owen – Senior Director, ext. 1124

Staff photo for Patrick Allen Patrick Allen – Director, ext. 1150

Staff photo for Perry Hill IV Perry Hill, IV – Director, ext. 1120

Staff photo for Dee Molinare Dee Molinare – Director, ext. 1263

Staff photo for Laura Martinez Laura Martinez – Director, ext. 1245

Staff photo for Lori Grant Lori Grant – Director, ext. 1232

Staff photo for Shantel Rotherham Shantel Rotherham – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1116

Staff photo for Jenny Harkins Jenny Harkins – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1118

Staff photo for Chelsea Reimann Chelsea Reimann – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1117

Staff photo for Gretchen Watson Gretchen Watson – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1221

Staff photo for Cindy Rispens Cindy Rispens – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1229

Staff photo for Nancy Johnson Nancy Johnson – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1220


Board Development

Staff photo for Dean Langdon Dean Langdon – Associate Executive Director, ext. 1141

Staff photo for Sandra Kwasa Sandra Kwasa – Director, ext. 1213

Staff photo for Nesa Brauer Nesa Brauer – Trainer, ext. 1127

Staff photo for Peggy Goone Peggy Goone – Assistant Manager, ext. 1103

Staff photo for Rhonda Cass Mackiney Rhonda Cass Mackiney – Assistant Director, ext. 1144

Staff photo for Linda Zulaski Linda Zulaski – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1212



Staff photo for Kara Kienzler Kara Kienzler – Associate Executive Director, ext. 1156

Staff photo for Theresa Kelly Gegen Theresa Kelly Gegen – Director/Editorial Services/Editor, Illinois School Board Journal, ext. 1104

Staff photo for Jennifer Nelson Jennifer Nelson – Director/Information Services, ext. 1105

Staff photo for Heath Hendren Heath Hendren – Director/Editorial Services, ext. 1109

Staff photo for Isaac Warren Isaac Warren – Assistant Director/Digital Communications, ext. 1121

Staff photo for Britni Beck Britni Beck – Administrative Assistant, ext. 1131

Production Services

Staff photo for Katie Grant Katie Grant – Director/Production Services, ext. 1122

Staff photo for Toby Chiles Toby Chiles – Lead Print Shop Operator, ext. 1114

Staff photo for Jeff Armbruster Jeff Armbruster – Print Shop Operator/Graphics, ext. 1110