AFSA Staff

 

For a list of AFSA Governing Board Members, click here. Note that AFSA does not accept unsolicited marketing "cold calls" or emails.

Officers of the Governing Board
President Robert J. Silverman Click to email
Treasurer Hon. Charles A. Ford Click to email
Secretary Angela Dickey Click to email
Vice President, Department of State Matthew K. Asada Click to email
Vice President, USAID Sharon Wayne Click to email
Vice President, Foreign Commercial Service Steve Morrison Click to email
Vice President, Foreign Agricultural Service David Mergen Click to email
Vice President, Retirees Lawrence Cohen Click to email
Executive Office
Executive Director Ian Houston Click to email
Executive Assistant Patrick Bradley Click to email
Member Services
Director Janet Hedrick Click to email
Deputy Director of Member Services, Benefits and Events Kristy Pomes Click to email
Retiree Counselor
Todd Thurwachter Click to email
Retiree Counselor and Legislative Assistant Matthew Sumrak Click to email
Administrative Assistant/Office Manager Ana Lopez Click to email
Advocacy
Director of Advocacy Javier S. Cuebas Click to email
Senior Legislative Assistant David Murimi Click to email
Professional Issues and Policy Adviser Janice Weiner Click to email
Scholarships
Scholarship Director Lori Dec Click to email
Scholarship Assistant Jonathan Crawford Click to email
Communications
Director of Communications Kristen Fernekes Click to email
Director of New Media Ásgeir Sigfússon Click to email
Online Communications Specialist Jeff Lau Click to email
Coordinator, Special Awards/Outreach Perri Green Click to email
The Foreign Service Journal
Editor-in-Chief and Publications Manager Shawn Dorman Click to email
Managing Editor Susan Maitra Click to email
Associate Editor/AFSA News Debra Blome
Click to email
Editorial/Publications Specialist Brittany DeLong Click to email 
Art Director Caryn Suko Smith Click to email
Business and Accounting Department
Director of Finance Femi Oshobukola Click to email
Controller Kalpna Srimal Click to email
Assistant Controller Cory Nishi Click to email
Advertising and Circulation Manager Ed Miltenberger Click to email
Labor Management Offices
State Department
1251 HST, 2201 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20520
Phone (202) 647-8160, fax (202) 647-0265
USAID: RRB 2.10-C
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20521
Phone (202) 712-1941, fax (202) 216-3710
General Counsel Sharon Papp Click to email
Deputy General Counsel Zlatana Badrich Click to email
Senior Labor Management Advisor - State James Yorke Click to email
Senior Labor Management Advisor - AID Douglas Broome Click to email
Senior Staff Attorney Neera Parikh Click to email
Staff Attorney Raeka Safai Click to email
Staff Attorney Andrew Large Click to email
Labor Management Counselor Colleen Fallon-Lenaghan Click to email
Labor Management Assistant Jason Snyder Click to email
Executive Assistant - State Lindsey K. Botts Click to email
USAID Staff Assistant Chioma Dike Click to email
Interns
Advertising Allan Saunders and Sarah Kim
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Advocacy Amanda Whatley
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Awards VACANT
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Communications
Sarah Kay
Click to email
Executive Office Rebecca Mulqueen
Click to email
FSJ Editorial Trevor Smith
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Labor Management Daniel Thwaites, Jr.
Click to email
Scholarships VACANT Click to email
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AFSA's Management Team

Ian Houston
Executive Director
Femi Oshobukola
Director of Finance
Kristen Fernekes
Director of Communications
Janet Hedrick
Director of Member Services
Ásgeir Sigfússon
Director of New Media
Sharon Papp
General Counsel
Lori Dec
Scholarship Director
Shawn Dorman
Editor, The Foreign Service Journal
Javier S. Cuebas
Director of Advocacy