The NGA team

NGA LEADERSHIP

Interim Executive Director
& Chief of Staff
Nikki Guilford | profile

Operations Manager
Arianna Cicchinelli

Executive Assistant
Jatarious Frazier

NGA STRATEGY

NGA Communications

Director of External Affairs
Matt Simeon | profile

Internal Communications Specialist
Ariana Gordon

Press Secretary
James Nash | profile

Salesforce Administrator
Michelle Pace

NGA Development

Director
Kevin Silard | profile

Fundraising and Development Manager
Mike Fuard

Business Development and Marketing Specialist
Brittany Donald

NGA Future

Director
Timothy Blute | profile

NGA Global

International and Strategy Advisor
Abigail Hunter | profile

Program Assistant
Rebecca DiPietro

NGA CULTURE

Chief Human Capital & Administrative Officer
Asha Pinkney Gillus

Human Resources Business Partner
Jyoti Marwaha

Human Resources Business Partner
Tammy Tucker

Administrative Coordinator
Shamelle West

Administrative Coordinator
Jula DeCosse

NGA Operations

Office Manager
Yvonne Kariba

NGA Technology

Information Technology Manager
Shantia Puckett

NGA Meetings

Director
Bob Masciarelli

Associate Director
Amanda Clark | profile

Senior Meeting Planner
Tonya Smith | profile

Meeting Planner
Natalie Intondi

Meeting Services Coordinator
Maxine Worthy

Meeting Planner
Amy Pettigrew | profile

Meeting Planner
Shelby Parish

NGA Finance

Controller
Jessalyn Vermillion

Grants Management Specialist
Shanna Garrett

Senior Accountant
Alan Li

NGA ADVOCACY

Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs Director
Stephen Parker | profile

Legislative Director,
Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee
Mary Catherine Ott | profile

Legislative Director,
Education & Workforce Committee
Morgan Wilson | profile

Legislative Director,
Economic Development & Commerce Committee
Richard Lukas | profile

Legislative Director,
Natural Resources Committee
Alex Whitaker

Legislative Associate
Neil Ohlhausen

Legislative Associate
Katherine Coyne

Project Coordinator
Courtney Scarbin

NGA CONSULTING

Director
Christie Amberman

Program Manager
Katherine Grady | profile

Membership Liaison
Tyler Clendenin

Member Services Specialist
Danielle Davidson

Management Analyst
Ross Hollister

NGA SOLUTIONS: THE CENTER FOR BEST PRACTICES

Director
R. Kirk Jonas | profile

Center Policy Analyst
Aaron Kestner

Grants Manager
Denisa Traboini

NGA Economic Opportunity

Director
Martin Simon | profile

Program Director
Alexandra Cawthorne Gaines | profile

Program Director
Amanda Winters | profile

Program Director
Rachael Stephens | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Mike Bartlett | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Kimberly Hauge | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Sally Rood | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Rosalynd Mosser | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Kandis Driscoll | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Dana Westgren | profile

Policy Analyst
Kristin Baddour | profile

Policy Analyst
Michael Bonino-Britsch | profile

Policy Analyst
Madelyn Rahn | profile

Policy Analyst
Jack Porter | profile

Program Assistant
Shanelle Oliver

Program Assistant
Claudia Bonilla

NGA Education

Director
Beth Caron | profile

Program Director
Seth Gerson | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Mandy Sorge | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
David Casalaspi | Profile

Policy Analyst
Jon Alfuth | profile

Policy Analyst
Tiffany Ferrette | profile

Project Coordinator
April Mellion | profile

NGA Energy, Infrastructure & Environment

Director
Sue Gander | profile

Program Director
Garrett Eucalitto | profile

Program Director
Daniel Lauf | profile

Program Director
Jessica Rackley | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Bevin Buchheister | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Alyse Taylor-Anyikire | profile

Policy Analyst
Matthew Rogotzke | profile

Policy Analyst
Jake Varn

Program Coordinator
David Peters | profile

NGA Homeland Security & Public Safety

Director
Jeffrey S. McLeod | profile

Program Director
Jeffrey Locke | profile

Program Director
Maggie Brunner | profile

Program Director
Lauren Stienstra | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Lauren Dedon | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Kalyn Hill | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Carl Amritt | profile

Policy Analyst
Elise T. Simonsen | profile

Policy Analyst
Reza Zomorrodian | profile

Policy Analyst
Nicole Banister | profile

Policy Analyst
John Guerriero | profile

Program Assistant
Lacy Adams | profile

Program Assistant
Kathryn Schoemer | Profile

NGA Health

Director
Hemi Tewarson | profile

Program Director
Melinda Becker | profile

Program Director
Lauren Block | profile

Program Director
Sandra Wilkniss | profile

Program Director
Katie Greene | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Shums Alikhan | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Kate Johnson | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Katie Gaul | profile

Senior Policy Analyst
Elaine Hall | profile

Policy Analyst
Sweta Haldar | profile

Policy Analyst
Caroline Picher | profile

Policy Analyst
Lee Taylor-Penn | profile

Policy Analyst
Kirk Williamson | profile

Program Assistant
Michelle LeBlanc | profile

Administrative Coordinator
Leslie Donaldson

Connect with NGA

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