Our Staff

NACDD succeeds through our strong core of seasoned and dedicated professionals. Our Headquarters team in Decatur, Ga., energizes our Mission and is the driving source of excellence behind NACDD’s work. Our staff is committed to supporting our Membership in their efforts to build capacity in chronic disease prevention and control and health promotion.

We offer a number of services: fiscal agency, meeting and event planning, communications, technical support, logistics and procurement, professional development, program evaluation, public health crisis response, and assistance in the delivery of grant implementation.

As an undercurrent of all that we do, we take great pride knowing that we are helping people in the United States to live healthier lives.

 

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John W. Robitscher, MPH
Chief Executive Officer

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Marti Macchi, MEd, MPH
Chief Program Strategy Officer

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Tamika L. Smith, MBA, MS, PMP
Chief Operations Officer
Hope Harris, SPHR, SHRM-CP
Chief Human Resources Officer

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Robyn Taylor
Robyn Taylor, MBA
Senior Director of Health Equity

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Paige Rohe, MPH
Senior Director of Communications & Member Services

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John Patton
John W. Patton
VP, Center for Partnerships & Innovation

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Jeanne Alongi
Jeanne Alongi, DrPH, MPH

VP, Center for Public Health Practice

Jennie Hefelfinger, MS
VP, Center for Advancing Healthy Communities

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Nona Allen
Nona Allen
Budget Analyst
Eboni Armstrong
Eboni Armstrong
Human Resources Coordinator

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Natasa Bilic
Executive Assistant

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Katherine (Katie) Cacal, MPH
Sr. Communications Specialist

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David Doyle
Sr. Contract Specialist

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Crystal Doxie, MBA
Program Grant Manager

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Timothy Edwards Ferrel
Timothy Edwards-Ferrel
Member Outreach Manager

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Stacey Evans
Communications Specialist

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Flo Flowers, MBA, PMP
Associate Director, PMO

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Mara Galic, MHSc, RD

Sr. Program Manager, Building Resilient Inclusive Communities

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Fatima Goines, SHRM-SCP

Human Resources Manager

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Samaha Hodges, MPH
Associate Director of Programs

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Katherine (Kate) Hohman, DrPH, MPH
Associate Director of Public Health Practice

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DeShara Johnson
Public Health Program Specialist

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Rosalyn Jordan
Accounts Payable Staff Accountant

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Justine Kaplan
Justine Kaplan, MSPH
Associate Director of Public Health Practice

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Daphnie Loriston
Daphnie Loriston, MPH
Program Portfolio Manager

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Hilary Merlin
Hilary Merlin, MEd
Professional Development Specialist

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Kimberly Miller, MPH
Evaluator
Zunera Mirza, MPH
Health Communications Specialist

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Lola Omolodun
Lola Omolodun, MSPH
Program Portfolio Manager

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Michael Parker, CMP
Sr. Meeting Planner

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Sarah Cantrell Perkins, MEd
Member Support Manager

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Al Phatey
Al Phatey
Staff Accountant
Leah Rimkus, MPH, RD
Sr. Evaluator, Building Resilient Inclusive Communities

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Liz Ruth, MPP
Director of Policy

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Sy Scott
Sy Scott
Sr. Program Coordinator

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Ann Marie Shields, MSW
Sr. Manager of Evaluation

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Sandte Stanley, MA, MPH
Program Evaluator, Public Health Practice

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Shay Tarver, MPH
Program Manager, WISEWOMAN

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Shinetta Terriquez
Financial Analyst

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Vish Vasani, MPH
Associate Director, Center for Advancing Healthy Communities

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Brieana Watts
Brieana Watts

Public Health Practice Coordinator, Center for Public Health Leadership

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Charles Williams, MBA, CPA
Accounting Supervisor, Grants and Contracts

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