IA’s professional staff is responsible for the day-to-day management of the association. Staff:
- Implement strategic priorities, as set by the board, and monitor progress at achieving IA objectives.
- Execute association initiatives, programs and services.
- Conduct member needs assessment and communicate with members.
- Provide support to IA’s volunteer boards, committees, task forces and common interest groups.
Contact IA staff at 703.536.7080 or click on an email link below.
Deborah M. Hamlin, CAE, FASAE
Chief Executive Officerdeborahhamlin@irrigation.orgRebecca J. Bayless
Finance Directorrebeccabayless@irrigation.orgClover Belluz
Professional Development Managercloverbelluz@irrigation.orgJohn R. Farner, Jr.
Government & Public Affairs Directorjohnfarner@irrigation.orgBrigitte Flores
Marketing & Production Coordinatorbrigitteflores@irrigation.orgChad Forcey
State Affairs Directorchadforcey@irrigation.orgJanie C. Hakim
Membership Coordinatorjaniehakim@irrigation.orgEvelyn S. Henderson
Business Development Managerevelynhenderson@irrigation.orgScott Hersh
Business Development Directorscotthersh@irrigation.orgLaura Holzman
Senior Marketing Managerlauraholzman@irrigation.orgStephanie A. Kaplan
Marketing Directorstephaniekaplan@irrigation.orgBrent Q. Mecham, CAIS, CGIA, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM
Industry Development Directorbrentmecham@irrigation.orgMegan Nelson
Education Coordinatormegannelson@irrigation.orgLenise Phillips
Communications Managerlenisephillips@irrigation.orgSherrie Schulte, CAE, CLIA
Professional Development Directorsherrieschulte@irrigation.orgLaKisha Smith
Administrative Assistantlakishasmith@irrigation.orgJanine Sparrowgrove
Foundation & Operations Managerjaninesparrowgrove@irrigation.orgRobert D. von Bernuth, PhD, PE, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM
Technical Advisorbobvonbernuth@irrigation.orgKeith A. Williams, NCiU
Senior IT Managerkeithwilliams@irrigation.orgSara E. Wiltshire
Senior Trade Show & Meetings Managersarawiltshire@irrigation.org