Staff Directory

For questions about:

AAC&U Offices and Staff Members

All AAC&U staff members can be reached through the main AAC&U switchboard number: (202) 387-3760 (see direct lines below).

Office of the President

Office of Undergraduate STEM Education (PKAL/STEM)

  • Kelly Mack, Vice President for Undergraduate STEM Education and Executive Director of Project Kaleidoscope
    mack@aacu.org; (202) 884-0804
  • Ariel Kirkland, Program Assistant, Project Kaleidoscope
    kirkland@aacu.org; (202) 884-7439
  • Sean Penny, Program Associate and Assistant to the Vice President
    penny@aacu.org; (202) 884-7434
  • Tykeia Robinson, Howard Hughes Policy Research Fellow 
    robinson@aacu.org; (202) 884-0806
  • Christina Shute, Program Coordinator, Project Kaleidoscope
    shute@aacu.org, (315) 727-8018
  • Tania Siemens, Research Coordinator
    siemens@aacu.org
  • Lisa Wills, Senior Director for Undergraduate STEM Education 
    wills@aacu.org; (202) 884-7406

Office of Quality, Curriculum, and Assessment

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success

  • Tia Brown McNair, Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Student Success
    mcnair@aacu.org; (202) 884-0808
  • Siah Annand, Director of the Network for Academic Renewal
    annand@aacu.org; (202) 884-0814
  • Connor Cleary, Program Associate
    cleary@aacu.org; (202) 884-7436
  • Jacqueline Martin, Program Manager of the Network for Academic Renewal
    martin@aacu.org; (202) 884-0802
  • Vida Rivera, Program Coordinator and Assistant to the Vice President
    rivera@aacu.org; (202) 884-0812
  • Jacinta Saffold, Associate Director for Diversity, Equity and Student Success
    saffold@aacu.org; (202) 516-9412

Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons

Bringing Theory to Practice

Office of Outreach and Member Engagement

Annual Meeting

  • Suzanne Hyers, Senior Director, Annual Meeting
    hyers@aacu.org; (202) 884-7425

Communications

Database Services

  • Zuzana Kelyman, Director, Database Services
    kelyman@aacu.org; (202) 884-7418
  • Cindy Koebke, Manager, Event Registration and Database Services
    koebke@aacu.org; (202) 884-7428
  • Alex Belknap, Member Engagement and Sponsorships Associate
    belknap@aacu.org; (202) 884-7415

Information Systems

Membership

Office of Finance and Administration

  • Janet McLaughlin, Senior Director, Finance and Administration
    jdm@aacu.org; (202) 884-7402
  • Rudy Bazemore, Facilities Assistant and Mail Clerk
    bazemore@aacu.org; (202) 884-7408
  • Chiffon Haggins, Director, Finance
    haggins@aacu.org; (202) 884-7412
  • Saidi Harerimana, Accounting Assistant
    harerimana@aacu.org; (202) 884-7411
  • Patrice McMath, Receptionist and Office Services Assistant
    mcmath@aacu.org; x521
  • Melvina Norried-Thomas, Associate Director, Human Resources and Administrative Services
    thomas@aacu.org; (202) 884-7410
  • Brooke Payne, Accountant
    payne@aacu.org; (202) 884-7424