Our Staff

Terry Baker
Chief Executive Officer

Samantha Nicholson-Sarmiento
Executive Assistant to the CEO


Kayla Kirschenbaum
Executive Partnerships & Agreements Manager


Finance & Administration

Susi Metz
Chief Financial Officer

Membership Services

Darnell Pinson
Membership Director

Amanda Paige
Membership Manager

Elaine Cook
Membership Services Coordinator & Office Manager

Local Units & Giving

Lori Rasor
Governance & Local Units Director

Samantha Shaw
Chapter Relations Coordinator

Katya Harris

Development Manager

Events & Sales

Elizabeth Buhl
Events & Sales Director

Allie Heredia
Events Manager

Destiny Flemons
Event Programming Specialist

Christina Booth
Business Relations Specialist

Marketing & Outreach

Shanna Bellingham
Director of Communications & Outreach


Rae Tamblyn

#forestproud Director

Caylee Reid
Communications & Marketing Manager

Policy & Public Affairs

Tony Mazza
Interim Policy & Public Affairs Director

Professional Development

Naomi Marcus
Professional Development Director

Chris Langenfeld
Conservation Education Manager

Autumn Ford
Professional Development Specialist


Erin Turner

Credentialing Director

Su Ann Shupp

Accreditation Manager

Melisa Loewe
Education & Certification Program Specialist


Morgan Fincham
Publications Director


Editorial Coordinator

Sophie Argetsinger
Graphic Designer