Staff Directory


Office of the President

 Name  Title  Contact
Dr. Thomas W. Burnford, D.Min. President/CEO Email
Stephen Comeau, CFX Executive Assistant to the President Email
Kathleen Waugh Chief Administrative Officer Email
Cedric Bernescut Director of Information Technology Email
Amy Durkin, CEM, CMP Director of Events Email
Jennifer Stewart Events Manager Email
Dale McDonald, PBVM, Ph.D. Director of Public Policy Email
Matt Russell Chief Advancement and Business Development Officer Email
Kevin R. Callahan Assistant Director of Advancement for Fundraising Email
Sterling Morse Advancement Services Manager Email

Service Areas

Ethelyn Martin Accountant Email
Leadership Development  
Barbara McGraw Edmondson, Ed.D. Chief Leadership and Program Officer Email
Heather Gossart Director of Executive Mentoring/Coaching / Senior Consultant Email
Annette Jones, Ed.S. Assistant Director for School Leadership Email
Thomas Pigg Program Coordinator Email
Marketing Communications    
Gabrielle Gallagher Assistant Director Email 
Margaret Kaplow Public Relations Manager  Email 
Kisha Briscoe Marketing Communications Manager Email 
Bea Ruiz Graphic Design and Production Manager Email 
Scott Matthias Webmaster  Email 
Member Services     
Wade Marshall Director Email
Jacinth Bryan Receptionist Email
Quintina Armstead-Brown Member Services Representative Email
Elizabeth Ganem Member Services Representative Email
Professional Development    
Barbara McGraw Edmondson, Ed.D. Chief Leadership and Program Officer Email
Pam Bernards, Ed.D. Director Email
Andrea Chavez-Kopp, M.Ed. Assistant Director for Educational and Formation Programs Email
Jonathan Login Digital Project Coordinator Email




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