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Organizational Leaders


Below is a listing of Lamaze leaders. If you are a Lamaze member and interested in participating in our leadership on the Lamaze Board of Directors or a committee, learn more about volunteering.

Board of Directors
Professional Staff

Lamaze Board of Directors

Alice Turner

Alice Turner, LCCE, CD(DONA)
President
Board Term: Fall 2014–Spring 2022

Christen Sadler

Christen D. Sadler, CNM, CNE, MSN, LCCE, FACCE
Immediate Past President
Board Term: Fall 2015–Spring 2021

Tanya Strusberg

Tanya Cawthorne, LCCE, FACCE
President-Elect
Board Term: Fall 2017–Spring 2022 

Kacy Cutler

Kacy Cutler
Secretary/Treasurer
Board Term: Winter 2018–Spring 2024

Marilyn Curl

Marilyn Curl, CNM, MSN, LCCE, FACCE
LCCE Educator Director
Board Term: Fall 2017–Spring 2022

Jessica Deeb

Jessica Deeb, MS, RN, WHNP-BC, IBCLC, LCCE
LCCE Educator Director
Board Term: Spring 2019–Spring 2023

Robin Douthit

Robin Gibson Douthit, MA, LCCE, CD(DONA), CLC
LCCE Educator Director
Board Term: Spring 2019–Spring 2023

Brenda Kirkpatrick

Brenda Kirkpatrick, MMCD, AIMI, LCCE, FACCE
LCCE Educator Director
Board Term: Fall 2017–Spring 2022

Shauna Lively

Shauna L. Lively, RN, EdD, LCCE
LCCE Educator Director
Board Term: Spring 2020–Spring 2024

Teresa Navarro

Teresa Navarro, LCCE
LCCE Educator Director
Board Term: Fall 2016–Spring 2021

 

Lamaze Professional Staff

Operations and Membership

Sarah Langan

Sarah Chilton
Operations Manager
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You can contact me about: 
Day-to-Day Operations, Certification Oversight, Staff and Customer Service Oversight

Kutia Swinney

Kutia Swinney
Membership and Operations Associate
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You can contact me about:
Member Services, General Memberships 

Katherine Ruff

Katherine Ruff
Membership and Operations Associate
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You can contact me about:
Member Services, General Memberships, Childbirth Educator Seminars, FACCE

Allison Isch

Allison Isch
Operations Senior Associate
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You can contact me about: Certification, Recertification, Exam Enrollment and Administration

Marketing and Communications

Jason Meyers

Jason Meyers
Senior Marketing and Communications Director
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You can contact me about: 
Media Relations, Content Strategy, Branding, Digital Marketing

Lauren Liacouras

Lauren Liacouras
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
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You can contact me about:
Parent Marketing, Community and Content Management

Alexandra Mills

Alexandra Mills
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
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You can contact me about:
Educator Resources, Strategic Partnerships, Inside Lamaze Newsletter, Conference Marketing, Parent Marketing

Jessica Byrnes

Jessica Byrnes
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
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You can contact me about:
Membership Marketing, Conference Marketing, Certification Marketing, Community and Content Management

Education and Learning

Jill Swanson

Jill Swanson
Education Coordinator
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You can contact me about:
Parent Education, Online Classes, Continuing Education, Educator Resources

Government Relations

John Richardson

John Richardson
Policy and Government Relations Director
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Molly Giammarco

Molly Giammarco
Senior Government Relations Manager
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Accounting

Jeff Reeves

Jeffrey Reeves
Senior Client Accountant
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Information Technology

Denis Janis

Denis Janis
Senior IT Manager
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