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Councilors & Staff

ASN Council

Position Councilor Organization
President Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD, FASN Kidney Research Institute
Past President Sharon M. Moe, MD, FASN Indiana University School of Medicine
President-Elect Raymond C. Harris, MD, FASN Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Secretary-Treasurer John R. Sedor, MD, FASN MetroHealth Medical Center
Councilor Eleanor D. Lederer, MD, FASN University of Louisville; Robley Rex VA Medical Center
Councilor Mark D. Okusa, MD, FASN University of Virginia
Councilor Mark E. Rosenberg, MD, FASN University of Minnesota
Councilor Anupam Agarwal, MD, FASN University of Alabama at Birmingham

Executive Director

Name Title Email
Tod Ibrahim Executive Director tibrahim@asn-online.org

Communications Department

Name Title Email
Sara Bloom Leeds Communications Assistant sleeds@asn-online.org
Lisa Cain Graphic Design Specialist lisa@lisacaindesign.com
Bob Henkel Director of Communications bhenkel@asn-online.org
Shari Leventhal Managing Editor, CJASN sleventhal@asn-online.org
Dawn McCoy Executive Editor dmccoy@asn-online.org
Bonnie O'Brien Managing Editor, JASN bobrien@asn-online.org
Kurtis Pivert Content and Media Analyst kpivert@asn-online.org

Development Department

Name Title Email
Kara Page Director of Development kpage@asn-online.org
Melanie Robey Senior Development and Grants Associate mrobey@asn-online.org

Education Department

Name Title Email
Charyl Delaney Education Coordinator cdelaney@asn-online.org
Gisela Deuter Director of Continuing Professional Development gdeuter@asn-online.org
Lauren Gay Education Associate lgay@asn-online.org
Alisha Graham Project Manager, Distance Learning agraham@asn-online.org
Jin Soo Kim Director of Education jkim@asn-online.org
Phillip Kokemueller Special Advisor to the Executive Director pkokemueller@asn-online.org
Lisa Netha Maintenance of Certification Coordinator lnetha@asn-online.org
Faith Tejada Education Assistant ftejada@asn-online.org

Meetings Department

Name Title Email
Ronny Coombs Meetings Associate rcoombs@asn-online.org
Cele Fogarty Vice President for Meetings and Member Experience cfogarty@asn-online.org
Rasheena Wilson Meetings and Exhibits Coordinator rwilson@asn-online.org
Alexandra Zapple Senior Manager of Meetings and Member Experience azapple@asn-online.org

Member Services Department

Name Title Email
Alyson Freitas Client Relations Coordinator afreitas@asn-online.org
Amber Garner Marketing Coordinator agarner@asn-online.org
Pamela Gordon Membership Manager pgordon@asn-online.org
Mark Kerlin Information Technology Specialist mkerlin@asn-online.org
Hal Nesbitt Director of Marketing and Information Services hnesbitt@asn-online.org
Hector Ruiz Director, Financial Operations hruiz@asn-online.org
Jessica Stevens Marketing Assistant jstevens@asn-online.org

Operations Department

Name Title Email
Danette Broughton Director of Operations dbroughton@asn-online.org
Rhonda Dozier Operations Associate rdozier@asn-online.org
Adrienne Lea Consultant alea@asn-online.org
Katlyn Leight Staff Assistant kleight@asn-online.org
Laura McCann Manager of Governance and External Relations lmccann@asn-online.org

Policy & Public Affairs Department

Name Title Email
Mark Lukaszewski Policy Associate mlukaszewski@asn-online.org
Rachel Meyer Associate Director of Policy and Government Affairs rmeyer@asn-online.org
Grant Olan Senior Policy and Government Affairs Associate golan@asn-online.org

Kidney Health Initiative (KHI)

Name Title Email
Ryan Murray KHI Project Associate rmurray@asn-online.org
Melissa West Project Director for the Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) mwest@asn-online.org