AFSA Staff

 

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

Officers of the Governing Board
President Robert J. Silverman Click to e-mail
Treasurer Hon. Charles A. Ford Click to e-mail
Secretary Angela Dickey Click to e-mail
Vice President, Department of State Matthew K. Asada Click to e-mail
Vice President, USAID Sharon Wayne Click to e-mail
Vice President, Foreign Commercial Service Steve Morrison Click to e-mail
Vice President, Foreign Agricultural Service David Mergen Click to e-mail
Vice President, Retirees Lawrence Cohen Click to e-mail
Executive Office
Executive Director Ian Houston Click to e-mail
Executive Assistant to the President Patrick Bradley Click to e-mail
Member Services
Director Janet Hedrick Click to e-mail
Deputy Director of Member Services, Benefits and Events Kristy Pomes Click to e-mail
Coordinator for Retiree Counseling Todd Thurwachter Click to e-mail
Retiree Counselor and Legislative Assistant Matthew Sumrak Click to e-mail
Administrative Assistant/Office Manager Ana Lopez Click to e-mail
Advocacy
Director of Advocacy Javier S. Cuebas Click to e-mail
Senior Legislative Assistant David Murimi Click to e-mail
Scholarships
Scholarship Director Lori Dec Click to e-mail
Scholarship Assistant Jonathan Crawford Click to e-mail
Communications
Director of Communications Kristen Fernekes Click to e-mail
Director of New Media Ásgeir Sigfússon Click to e-mail
Online Communications Specialist Jeff Lau Click to e-mail
Coordinator, Special Awards/Outreach Perri Green Click to e-mail
Speakers Bureau Thomas Switzer Click to e-mail
The Foreign Service Journal
Editor-in-Chief and Publications Manager Shawn Dorman Click to e-mail
Managing Editor Susan Maitra Click to e-mail
Associate Editor/AFSA News VACANT  
Editorial/Publications Specialist VACANT  
Contributing Editor Steve Honley Click to e-mail
Art Director Caryn Suko Smith Click to e-mail
Business and Accounting Department
Director of Finance Femi Oshobukola Click to e-mail
Controller Kalpna Srimal Click to e-mail
Assistant Controller Cory Nishi Click to e-mail
Advertising and Circulation Manager Ed Miltenberger Click to e-mail
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 e-mail
Deputy General Counsel Zlatana Badrich Click to e-mail
Senior Labor Management Advisor - State James Yorke Click to e-mail
Senior Labor Management Advisor - AID Douglas Broome Click to e-mail
Senior Staff Attorney Neera Parikh Click to e-mail
Staff Attorney Raeka Safai Click to e-mail
Staff Attorney Andrew Large Click to e-mail
Labor Management Counselor John Long Click to e-mail
Law Clerk Alex Nostro Click to e-mail
Executive Assistant - State Elizabeth Lee Click to e-mail
USAID Staff Assistant Chioma Dike Click to e-mail
Interns
Advertising Yuting 'Cibil' Lu Click to e-mail
Advocacy Connie Zhang and Doreen El-Roeiy Click to e-mail
Awards Floyd Jones Click to e-mail
Communications Volunteer Julian Steiner Click to e-mail
Executive Office Connor Doyle and Patrick Niceforo Click to e-mail
FSJ Editorial Bret Matera Click to e-mail
Labor Management Kevin Oswald and Courtney Evans  
Scholarships Kerrin Murphy Click to e-mail
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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