Society Staff

Interested in working at ASHG? Please see our current openings.

Have general comments or feedback on the ASHG 2020 Virtual Meeting?

ASHG welcomes feedback on its Virtual Meeting and will share a post-meeting survey with all participants. If you have a comment, compliment, or complaint regarding the Virtual Meeting, please feel free to submit a comment form. Please note that ASHG staff will not review or respond to these submissions until post-meeting; if your comment is urgent, please send it to

For general inquiries about ASHG programs, please contact the following.

Executive Office

Mona Miller, MPP
Chief Executive Officer
Pauline Minhinnett, CMP, CEM
Chief Operating Officer
Megan Mitzelfelt, PhD
Senior Manager, Organizational Advancement
Amanda Olsen, CMP
Manager, Governance and Executive Operations

Finance and Administration

Colin Djieugoue, CPA
Manager, Accounting & Budget

Meetings and Digital Programs

Carrie Morin, CEM
Associate Director, Exhibits
Alissa Ortman
Associate Director, Digital Programs
Bianca Mack
Associate Director, Meetings
Nicolette GardesNicolette (Nicki) Gardes
Meetings Coordinator
Erin Königsdörffer
Digital Programs Coordinator
Lydia BarrLydia Barr
Digital Programs Assistant

Membership and Career Development

Kelly Ventura, MHA
Senior Director, Membership and Career Development
Kanika Pulliam, PhD
Director, Career Programs and Workforce Diversity
Amanda BlosatAmanda Blosat
Membership Engagement Coordinator
Katy BrownKaty Brown
Career and Workforce Development Coordinator
Zenobia BryantZenobia Bryant, PhD
Program Analyst
Genomic Workforce Diversity & Inclusion Initiative
Tiffany RolleTiffany Rolle, PhD
Genetics Education & Engagement Fellow (2020-2021)
Sarah Robbins, PhD
Genetics Education & Engagement Fellow (2019-2020)

Policy and Advocacy

Derek T. Scholes, PhD
Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy
Lyly G. Luhachack, PhD
Policy and Advocacy Assistant
Samata Katta, PhD
ASHG/NHGRI Genetics & Public Policy Fellow (2019-2020)
Emma Alme, PhD
ASHG/NHGRI Genetics & Public Policy Fellow (2020-2021)

Public Engagement, Communications, and Marketing

Kara Flynn
Senior Director, Public Engagement, Communications, and Marketing
Krystal FosterKrystal Foster
Marketing and Communications Manager
William Anderson
Website Adminstrator and Designer
Evelyn Mantegani
Senior Specialist, Marketing and Communications
Victoria DeckVictoria Deck
Communications and Marketing Assistant

Scientific Publications

Sarah CullianSara Cullinan, PhD
Director, Scientific Publications & Deputy Editor, The American Journal of Human Genetics
Sarah RatzelSarah Ratzel, PhD
Science Editor, The American Journal of Human Genetics and Human Genetics and Genomics Advances



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