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
Senior Professional Development Managercloverbelluz@irrigation.orgJohn R. Farner, Jr.
Government & Public Affairs Directorjohnfarner@irrigation.orgBrigitte Flores
Marketing & Production Coordinatorbrigitteflores@irrigation.orgKevin Ford
Professional Development Coordinatorkevinford@irrigation.orgJanie C. Hakim
Membership Coordinatorjaniehakim@irrigation.orgScott Hersh
Business Development Directorscotthersh@irrigation.orgStephanie A. Kaplan
Project Managerstephaniekaplan@irrigation.orgKhalilah Long
Director of Marketingkhalilahlong@irrigation.orgElizabeth Raines McCartney
Senior Policy & Advocacy Managerelizabethmccartney@irrigation.orgBrent Q. Mecham, CAIS, CGIA, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM
Industry Development Directorbrentmecham@irrigation.orgTayaba Paras
IT Coordinatortayabaparas@irrigation.orgLenise Phillips
Communications Managerlenisephillips@irrigation.orgShannon Pluta
Office Coordinatorshannonpluta@irrigation.orgJanine Sparrowgrove
Foundation & Operations Managerjaninesparrowgrove@irrigation.orgRobert D. von Bernuth, PhD, PE, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM
Technical Advisorbobvonbernuth@irrigation.orgKeith A. Williams
IT Directorkeithwilliams@irrigation.orgSara E. Wiltshire
Senior Trade Show & Meetings Managersarawiltshire@irrigation.org