Association Staff

IIBEC | 1500 Sunday Drive, Suite 204 | Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
Phone: 919.859.0742 or 800.828.1902
Fax: 919.859.1328
E-mail: info@iibec.org

Administration

Executive Vice President and CEO
Brian Pallasch

bpallasch@iibec.org |  Extension 100

Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President & CEO
Carolyn Baber
cbaber@iibec
| Extension 116

Chief Operating Officer
Melany Elwell
melwell@iibec.org | Extension 106

Operations Specialist
Laura Kury
lkury@iibec.org | Extension 114

Advocacy

Director of Industry Affairs
Brian Gardiner, FIIBEC, RRC, CCS
bgardiner@iibec.org

Events & Meetings and Education

VP Events and Education
Karen McElroy

kmcelroy@iibec.org | Extension 102

Events & Meetings

Events & Meetings Specialist
Ashley Johnson
ajohnson@iibec.org | Extension 115

Education

This department can assist with questions about IIBEC education courses, chapter sponsored educational events, and online learning.

Director of Educational Services
Jennifer Roller

jroller@iibec.org | Extension 104

Education Adviser
Jerry Teitsma, FRCI, RRC, RRO, CCCA
jerryteits@gmail.com | 970.531.9641

Marketing and Sales

Director of Marketing and Sales
Chris Barnes
cbarnes@iibec.org | Extension 117

Assistant Manager of Marketing
Eilish Deuley
edeuley@iibec.org | Extension 117

Communications

Director of Communications
Kris Ammerman
kammerman@iibec.org | Extension 103

Assistant Director of Communications
Katherine Springle Lempka

klempka@iibec.org | Extension 120

Technical Services

Sr. Director of Technical Services
Emily Lorenz
elorenz@iibec.org

Director of Technical Services
Walter J. Rossiter
wrossiter@iibec.org | 301.253.3534

RCI Foundations

(U.S. and Canada)

Foundation Development Officer
Richard Gardner
rgardner@iibec.org | Extension 107

Membership & Registrations

This department can assist with questions about membership, IIBEC registrations (RRO, REWO, RRC, REWC, RWC), chapters, and external IIBEC-approved continuing education.

Sr. Director of Membership & Registrations
Alexander Jeffries 
ajeffries@iibec.org | Extension 110

Registrations and Continuing Education Specialist
Debbie Wichman

dwichman@iibec.org | Extension 108

Manager of Region & Chapter Relations
Tara Cottle 
tcottle@iibec.org | Extension 101

Member Services Specialist
Janice Adams 
jadams@iibec.org | Extension 105

Membership and Registrations Specialist
Caroline Lewis

clewis@iibec.org | Extension 111