National Society of Genetic Counselors
    About NSGC

    NSGC Leadership

    2019 Board of Directors 

    Contact the Executive Office for contact information.

    glljfdqn.jpg Gillian Hooker
    President
    Michelle Fox Headshot.jpg

    Michelle Fox
    Director-At-Large

           
    Sara Riordan Headshot.jpg

    Sara Riordan
    President-Elect

    Shivani Nazareth Headshot.jpg Shivani Nazareth
    Director-At-Large
             
    scott compressed.jpg Scott Weissman

    Secretary/Treasurer-Elect

    Sara Pirzadeh-Miller Headshot.jpg Sara Pirzadeh-Miller
    Director-At-Large
         
    Colleen Campbell Headshot.jpg Colleen Campbell
    Secretary/Treasurer-Elect
    heather compressed.jpg Heather Zierhut
    Director-At-Large
         
    wrbxchnv.jpg Amy Sturm
    Immediate Past President
    heather compressed.jpg Heather Shappell
    Director-At-Large
        
    meghan new.jpg Meghan Carey
    Executive Director
     (ex officio)

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    Colleen Schmitt
    Director-At-Large
       
    blair compressed.jpg Blair Stevens
    Director-At-Large


    2020 COMMITTEES

    Access & Service Delivery Committee

    • Deanna Erwin, Chair
    • Kendra Schaa, Vice Chair
    • Heather Zierhut, NSGC Board Liaison

    Annual Conference Program Committee

    • Rachel Mills, Chair
    • Barry Tong, Vice Chair

    Audrey Heimler Special Project Award Committee

    • Megan Maxwell, Chair
    • Katie Wusik, Vice Chair
    • Sara Pirzadeh-Miller, Immediate Past Chair
    • Priscilla Hodges
    • Emily Fassi
    • Megan McKenna
    • Shannon Mulligan
    • Blair Stevens, NSGC Board Liaison 

    Continuing Education Review Subcommittee

    • Rebecca Luiten, Chair

    Education Committee

    • Taylor Berninger, Chair
    • Dawn Nixon, Vice Chair
    • Michelle Fox, NSGC Board Liaison

    Ethics Advisory Group

    • Maureen Flynn, Chair
    • Rebecca McClellan
    • Caitlin Mauer
    • Amy Mueller
    • William Campbell
    • Lauren Murphy
    • Emily Higgs

    Finance Committee

    • Scott Weissman, Chair
    • Colleen Campbell, Vice Chair

    Jane Engleberg Memorial Fellowship (JEMF) Advisory Group

    • Sarah Kalia, Chair
    • Beverly Yashar, Immediate Past Chair
    • Flavia Facio, Finance Chair
    • John Quillin, Secretary
    • Susan Hahn, Information Officer
    • Leila Jamal
    • Sara Fitzgerald-Butt
    • Blair Stevens, NSGC Board Liaison 

    Marketing & Communications Workgroup

    • Rachel Shapira, Chair
    • Rebecca Freeman, Vice Chair
    • Amanda Gerard
    • Arpita Neogi
    • Chelsea Wagner
    • Christine Steele
    • Emily Nazar
    • Kristen Leppert
    • Kyle Davis
    • Lila Aiya
    • Paul Kezmarsky
    • Rebekah Moore
    • Rosalie Ferrari
    • Stefanie Geisler
    • Sohnee Ahmed
    • Shivani Nazareth, NSGC Board Liaison

    Membership Committee

    • Christie Hoell, Chair
    • Phil Connors, Vice Chair
    • Colleen Schmitt, NSGC Board Liaison

    Nominating Committee

    • Amy Sturm, Chair
    • Gillian Hooker
    • Michelle Fox
    • Shivani Nazareth
    • Shreshtha Garg
    • Shannon Kieran
    • Cori Feist
    • Grace-Ann Fasaye

    Practice Guidelines Committee

    • Cindy James, Chair
    • Tara Schmidlen, Vice Chair
    • Heather Shappell, NSGC Board Liaison

    Public Policy Committee

    • Cori Feist, Chair
    • Vivian Pan, Vice Chair
    • Gillian Hooker, NSGC Board Liaison
    • Sara Riordan, NSGC Board Liaison

    Research/Outcomes Committee

    • Stephanie Cohen, Chair
    • Karin Wain, Vice Chair
    • Sara Pirzadeh-Miller, NSGC Board Liaison

    2019 Special Interest Groups