2023 Conference Planning Committee

Thank You for all of Your Hard Work!

If you are interested in helping the IOA Conference Planning Committee prepare for the 2023 Conference please visit our volunteer page.

Members Name Role
Katie Manderson, Office of the Attorney General, Texas Conference Co-chair
Bina Patel, United States Patent & Trademark Office Conference Co-chair
Sandi Moore, Department of Defense Attendee Experience 
Tammy Sadler, Law Enforcement Officers' and Fire Fighters' Plan 2 Retirement Board Attendee Experience
Amanda Dean, Austin Community College IOA Membership Committee Liaison/ Attendee Experience
Jenn Mahony, Boston Children's Hospital IOA International Committee Liaison/Attendee Experience Chair
Linda Brothers, National Institutes of Health Programming Lead
Deanna Yuille-BanfordDefense Human Resources Activity Programming
Scott Cantor, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Programming
Larry Cohen, MD, Yale University School of Medicine  Programming
Kristine Paranica, J.D., North Dakota State University PDC Liaison - Programming  
Chanelle Reese, University of California, Merced Programming 
David Schwartz, University of Nevada, Las Vegas  Programming Lead and Attendee Experience
Liz Stone, Gallaudet University Programming 
Dale Vergott, Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Programming 
Merle Waxman, Yale University School of Medicine Programming 
Serena Young, Virginia Tech Programming 
Diana Wu, Chevron Sponsorship-Fundraising
Aaron Footman, USPTO  TBD
Ronnie Thomson, Sandia National Laboratories IOA President
Marcia Gee Riley, University of California, Berkeley Board Liaison
Lindsay Jennings Managing Director
Megan Miller Conference Director