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 e-mail 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.orgAhmed Gilkerson
IT Intnernahmedgilkerson@irrigation.orgJanie C. Hakim
Membership Coordinatorjaniehakim@irrigation.orgEvelyn S. Heinemeier
Business Development Coordinatorevelynheinemeier@irrigation.orgScott Hersh
Business Development Directorscotthersh@irrigation.orgStephanie A. Kaplan
Marketing Directorstephaniekaplan@irrigation.orgMorgan M. Levy
Government Affiars Internmorganlevy@irrigation.orgBrent Q. Mecham, CAIS, CGIA, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM
Industry Development Directorbrentmecham@irrigation.orgLenise Phillips
Communications Coordinatorlenisephillips@irrigation.orgLauren Richards
Education Coordinatorlaurenrichards@irrigation.orgSherrie Schulte, CAE, CLIA
Professional Development Directorsherrieschulte@irrigation.orgJanine Sparrowgrove
Foundation & Operations Managerjaninesparrowgrove@irrigation.orgBari St. Cyr
Office & Accounting Coordinatorbaristcyr@irrigation.orgRobert D. von Bernuth, PhD, PE, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM
Technical Advisorbobvonbernuth@irrigation.orgKeith A. Williams
Senior IT Managerkeithwilliams@irrigation.orgSara E. Wiltshire
Senior Trade Show & Meetings Managersarawiltshire@irrigation.org