Chapter Leadership

2019-2020 Board and Volunteers

Maureen Thompson, President
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Jennel McDonald, Past President
Kaiser Permanente 

Jeff Rader, VP, Professional Development Communications Consultant

Sarah Wehren Kooiker, VP, Special Programs
CDM Smith
sarahwehrenkooiker@gmail.com                            

Susan Glenn, VP, Content Strategy
Newfront Insurance

Sean McGill, VP, Membership
90 Seconds

Kristie King, VP, Channel Strategy
CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer

Office of the President

Lorrie Nicoles, Operations Manager

Iolanthe Denman, Volunteer Involvement Manager

Barbara Lott, Chapter Administrator

Professional Development

Yasmin Sidi, Director

Tayler Banjar, Professional Development Manager

Tyana Harte, Professional Development Manager

Suki Skye, Networking Events Manager, SF COMMingle

Carolyn Price, Ad Hoc Volunteer, 680 Saturday COMMingle

Erika Wah, Ad Hoc Volunteer, Marin COMMingle

Content Strategy

Maggie Harryman, Director

Celeste Chang, Curated Content

Michelle Giacomo, Content

Jeannine Rucker, Website Manager

Special Programs

Courtney Sims, Director

Stacy Lavilla, Mentorship Program Manager

Michele Landry, Volunteer — ICR, Webinars

Julie Knight, Net9 Manager

Natasha Terk, Net9 Manager

Shilpa Maggon, Eventbrite Coordinator

Joyce Davis, Ad Hoc Volunteer, ICR Luncheons

Membership

Bob Varnum, Corporate Membership Manager

Channel Strategy

Gabriel Galdamez, Director

Melissa Carroll, Email Marketing Manager

Sally Salay, Email Marketing Manager

Devon Drake, Social Media Manager, Facebook

Morgan St. Clair, Social Media Manager, Event Publicity

Amanda Tran, Social Media Manager, Twitter

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