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Executive Leadership

Alexander Lerner

Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President

Cheryl Koos

Vice President, Marketing and Planning

Suzanne Nelson

Chief Operating Officer

John Maszinksi

Chief Administrative Officer

David Wichmann

Chief Financial Officer/Vice President Finance

Faithee Johnson

Director, Executive Offices

Steve Maes

Vice President, Information Systems

Membership Services

The Membership Services team assists members who are renewing their memberships or joining the ISMS for the first time.

Kris Johnson

Director of Membership Services

312-580-6441

Sandra Modert

Membership Services Representative

312-853-1682

Meg Vorpahl

Membership Sales Director

312-580-6481

Legal Services

The Legal Services division facilitates compliance with relevant legal, regulatory, and ethical standards. The division assists with the development of Medical Legal Guidelines.

Robert Kane

Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer

217-757-3002

Sherri DeVito

Associate Corporate Counsel

312-580-6485

Rebecca Gulley

Secretary

217-757-3004

Governmental Affairs

The Governmental Affairs team works diligently on behalf of ISMS members to develop relationships with legislators across the state to ensure the position of ISMS and our members is known as it relates to bills introduced in Springfield.

Erin O'Brien

Senior VP, State Legislative Affairs

312-580-6488

Scott Reimers

AVP, State Legislative Affairs

217-757-3017

Dan Hohl

Director, State Legislative Affairs

217-757-3008

Ross Kwasneski

Political Affairs Associate

312-580-6443

Holly Boone

Director, Administration Offices

312-580-2441

Jeanette Schneider

Governmental Affairs Assistant

217-757-3006

Lou Bosie

Senior Director, Springfield Regional Office

217-757-3003

Health Policy Research and Advocacy

The Health Policy Research and Advocacy team assists members with individual advocacy efforts related to payers, as well as providing members with resources on issues such as public health and regulatory guidance..

David Porter

Senior VP, Health Policy Research & Advocacy

312-580-2468

Kenneth Ryan

VP, Member Advocacy

312-580-2491

Lila Valinoti

AVP, Health Policy & Education

312-853-1694

Julie Powers

Administration Coordinator

312-853-1634

Education

The Education team plans, organizes, and maintains CME courses and webinars. They also accredit other organizations to provide CME, as well as co-sponsoring CME activities through our joint providership offering.

Jean Hebeisen

Senior Director, Education and Accreditation

312-580-2463

Evelyn Calhoun

Specialist, Education & Accreditation

312-853-4746

Marketing and Outreach

The Marketing and Outreach team is responsible for membership recruitment and retention efforts through development of our member benefit programs and partnerships.

John Iwanski

VP, Marketing & Outreach

312-580-2416

Lindsey Josephs

Marketing & Outreach Manager

312-580-6493

Jenna Spaw

Marketing & Outreach Associate

312-580-6449

Communications

The Communications team is responsible for the development and circulation of membership publications, as well as the coordination of the ISMS President’s travel and media interviews.

Julia Anderson-Miller

Director, Design Services

312-580-6467

Nadia Darwish

Senior Director, Web Services

312-580-2473

Evan Rotert

Director, Administration, Planning and President/Officers’ Outreach

312-580-6497

Jann Ingmire

Director, Communications

312-580-6450

Christine Spelde

Website Associate

312-853-1649

Linda Stormont

Assistant Editor

312-853-6528

Stephanie Vazquez

Communications Coordinator

312-853-1678

Jean Paul Eupierre

Communications Specialist

312-853-1661

Board & Annual Meeting

Karen Clement

Senior Director, Board & Annual Meeting Services

312-580-2423

Sarah Young

Senior Director, Meeting Event Planning

312-853-1603

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