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.orgMaureen Acquino
Communications Managermaureenacquino@irrigation.orgRebecca J. Bayless
Finance Directorrebeccabayless@irrigation.orgClover Belluz, CIT
Professional Development Directorcloverbelluz@irrigation.orgCorinne Butler
Professional Development Managercorinnebutler@irrigation.orgJohn R. Farner, Jr.
Government & Public Affairs Directorjohnfarner@irrigation.orgKevin Ford
Database & Finance Coordinatorkevinford@irrigation.orgJanie C. Hakim
Membership Managerjaniehakim@irrigation.orgScott Hersh
Business Development Directorscotthersh@irrigation.orgTrisha Klaus
Communications Directortrishaklaus@irrigation.orgSean Lajoie
Communications Coordinatorseanlajoie@irrigation.orgElizabeth Raines McCartney
Senior Policy & Advocacy Managerelizabethmccartney@irrigation.orgBrent Q. Mecham, CAIS, CGIA, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM
Industry Development Directorbrentmecham@irrigation.orgShannon Pluta
Office Coordinatorshannonpluta@irrigation.orgNicole M. Preisner
Foundation Coordinatornicolepreisner@irrigation.orgJim Rider
Marketing & Production Coordinatorjimrider@irrigation.orgDennis Sharland
Office Coordinatordennissharland@irrigation.orgJanine Sparrowgrove
Foundation & Administration Directorjaninesparrowgrove@irrigation.orgRobert D. von Bernuth, PhD, PE, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM
Technical Advisorbobvonbernuth@irrigation.orgHasia White
Professional Development Coordinatorhasiawhite@irrigation.orgKeith A. Williams, NCiU
IT Directorkeithwilliams@irrigation.orgSara E. Wiltshire
Trade Show & Operations Directorsarawiltshire@irrigation.org