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, CIT
Professional Development Directorcloverbelluz@irrigation.orgJohn R. Farner, Jr.
Government & Public Affairs Directorjohnfarner@irrigation.orgKevin Ford
Professional Development Coordinatorkevinford@irrigation.orgJanie C. Hakim
Membership Coordinatorjaniehakim@irrigation.orgScott Hersh
Business Development Directorscotthersh@irrigation.orgKhalilah Long
Marketing Directorkhalilahlong@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.orgShannon Pluta
Office Coordinatorshannonpluta@irrigation.orgJames Riderjamesrider@irrigation.orgJanine Sparrowgrove
Senior 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