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.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.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, NCiU
Senior IT Managerkeithwilliams@irrigation.orgSara E. Wiltshire
Senior Trade Show & Meetings Managersarawiltshire@irrigation.org