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Board of Directors

AFFIRM 2023-2024 Elected Board

Leadership for AFFIRM is provided through a Board of Directors, comprised of both elected officers and appointed committee chairpersons. AFFIRM Board members speak as individuals and not in any way as representatives of their employers whether federal government agencies or in the private sector. Organizational affiliations are for identification purposes only.

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Beth Killoran


VP - First
Stacie Alboum


VP - Second
Kevin Cooke

VP - Programs - Industry
Tanesia Barrow-Wise
Barrow Wise Consulting, LLC

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VP - Programs - Industry
Robin Gardner
CGI Federal


VP - Programs - Government
Vera Ashworth


VP - Programs - Government
Shon Lyublanovits

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Treasurer - Industry - First
Don Fenhagen


Treasurer - Industry - Second
Stacy Riggs
Dynamic Integrated Services

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Secretary - Industry
Jonathan Alboum


Secretary - Government
Tiina Rodrigue

AFFIRM 2023-2024 Appointed Board

Board Role



After Hours Bill Pratt Sandy Mestre, Anakim Consulting
AGA Liaison George DelPrete, Cherry Bekaert
Career Day Kevin Cooke Becci DeFrank, Oracle
Communications Bill Pratt John Hosky, Hosky Communications Inc.
Director: Past-Presidents Jaclyn Rubino
Mark Krzysko
Art Chantker, Art & Ronnie Chantker Charitable Fund
Stacy Riggs, Dynamic Integrated Services
Education and Scholarships William Parker, Ph.D. Shirelle Flamer-Ripetta, Sagittae Solutions LLC
Golf Tournament Stacie Alboum Mike Korba, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
Governance and Bylaws Art Chantker, Art & Ronnie Chantker Charitable Fund
Leadership Awards Shila Cooch Sanjay Sardar, ASRC Federal
Bill Rucker, Trustwave Government Solutions
NextGen Katie Coyne Deirdre Murray, Deirdre Murray Consulting
Programs, Deputy VPs Richard Klemmer, Black Box Strategies
Sponsorships Bryan Baney, AEYON
Sustaining Partners Sandy Mestre, Anakim Consulting
Onelia Codrington, Performance Value Management (PVM)