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
Executive DirectorDeborahHamlin@irrigation.orgKevin B. Basu
IT InternKevinBasu@irrigation.orgRebecca J. Bayless
Finance DirectorRebeccaBayless@irrigation.orgJohn R. Farner, Jr.
Government Affairs DirectorJohnFarner@irrigation.orgBrigitte Flores
Marketing & Production CoordinatorBrigitteFlores@irrigation.orgChad Forcey
State Affairs DirectorChadForcey@irrigation.orgEvelyn S. Heinemeier
Business Development CoordinatorEvelynHeinemeier@irrigation.orgScott Hersh
Business Development DirectorScottHersh@irrigation.orgBrent Q. Mecham, CAIS, CGIA, CIC, CID, CLIA, CLWM
Industry Development DirectorBrentMecham@irrigation.orgLenise Phillips
Communications CoordinatorLenisePhillips@irrigation.orgAndy Ratolojanahary
Marketing InternAndyRatolojanahary@irrigation.orgNoreen Rich
Senior Marketing & Foundation ManagerNoreenRich@irrigation.orgLauren Richards
ReceptionistLaurenRichards@irrigation.orgSherrie Schulte, CLIA
Certification & Operations DirectorSherrieSchulte@irrigation.orgJanine Sparrowgrove
Foundation CoordinatorJanineSparrowgrove@irrigation.orgBari St. Cyr
Accounting & Office CoordinatorBariStCyr@irrigation.orgRobert D. von Bernuth, PhD, PE, CIC, CID, CLIA
Education DirectorBobVonBernuth@irrigation.orgKeith A. Williams
Senior IT ManagerKeithWilliams@irrigation.orgSara E. Wiltshire
Senior Trade Show & Meetings ManagerSaraWiltshire@irrigation.org