IDA Commitees


Finance Committee

Larry Orrach, Chair
Paul Carbonneau
Howard Kurman
Hal Malchow
Ben Shifrin
Laura Vansuch


Development Committee

Ben Shifrin, Chair
Hal Malchow


Conference Committee

Ryan Masa, Chair
Karen Dakin, Past Chair
Nancy Hennessy
Claudia Koochek
Bob Lane
Liz Liptak
Louisa Moats
Joyce Pickering
Ben Powers
Lou Salza


Professional Development Committee

Suzanne Carreker, Chair
Charlotte Andrist
Elaine Cheesman
Nancy Coffman
Rosalie Davis
Liz Brooke (Crawford)
Lynne Fitzhugh
Margie Gillis
Nancy Hennessy
Marty Hougen
Louisa Moats
Sandy Stotsky
Barbara Wilson


Publications Committee

Elsa Cardenas-Hagan, Chair
Suzanne Carreker (Book Publications)
Nancy Cushen White (Examiner)
Carolyn Cowen (Examiner)
Jamie Richardson (Dyslexia Connection)
Patricia Mathes (Annals)
Linda Seigel (Perspectives)
Sandi Soper (Fact Sheets)


Global Partners Committee

Gad Elbeheri, Chair
Charley Haynes
Elsa Cardenas-Hagan
Phyllis M-Kariuki
Mandy Naton
Steve O’Brien
Lee Siang
Eric Tridas


Government Affairs Committee

Joe Fuld, Chair


Historical Archives Committee

C. Wilson Anderson, Chair
Karen Dakin
Marcia Henry
Mark Westervelt


Branch Council Executive Committee (BCEC)

Jennifer Topple, Chair
Larry Orrach, Treasurer
Renee LeCain, Northeastern Region Rep
Anthony Henley, Eastern Region Rep
Paula Moraine, Southern Region Rep
Richard Bradford, Midwestern Region Rep
Jim Carter, Western Region Rep
Nancy Redding, Pacific Region Rep


Branch Development & Relations Committee (BDR)

Mary Wennersten, Chair
David Applefeld
Pete Taylor
Jennifer Topple, BC Chair


Nominating Committee

Eric Tridas, Chair
Elsa Cardenas-Hagan
Jennifer Topple
Hal Malchow


Awards Committee

Elsa Cardenas-Hagan, Chair
Ryan Masa
John Mayo-Smith
Ben Shifrin


Audit Committee

Laura Vansuch, Chair
Ben Shifrin
Larry Orrach


Ethical Standards Committee

Karen Cole, Chair