AIM Officers and Executive Committee Members

AIM Officers

Chair
Kathy Kudish (CT)

Chair-Elect
Amber Tirmal (Phila)

Immediate Past Chair
Michele Roberts (WA)

Secretary-Treasurer
Tom McCleaf (PA)

Executive Committee Members

Ron Balajadia (HI)
Emily Messerli (KY)
Monife Stout (USVI)
Heather Roth (CO)
Molly Howell (ND)
Matt Bobo (AK)
Stephanie Schauer (WI)
Kurt Seetoo (MD)
Stephen White (SC)
Rich Lakin (UT)

AIM Staff

Claire Hannan

Claire Hannan, MPH

Executive Director

Claire Hannan joined the Association of Immunization Managers as its first Executive Director in 2004 and has spent her career working to support immunization policies and practices. She is responsible…

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Katelyn Wells

Katelyn Wells, Ph.D.

Chief Research and Development Officer

As the Chief Research and Development Officer, Katelyn develops and manages AIM's research and evaluation activities; oversees AIM’s top priorities and vision; and strategically works to increase AIM’s financial stability…

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Bradley Ward

Bradley L. Ward, MPH

Federal Grants Director

As Director of Federal Grants, Bradley is responsible for directing and managing AIM’s CDC project portfolio; oversees the development, implementation, and maintaining of resources for immunization program improvement; organizes mentoring…

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Tessa Atkinson-Adams, MPA

Communications Director

As Communications Director, Tessa is responsible for developing and executing the organization's communications strategy. She manages all communications and ensures they are clear, unified, and compelling; provides oversight of the…

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Se'an Bournes

Se’an Bournes, MS

Federal Grants Project Manager

Se’an (pronounced “Ce-on”) manages an AIM CDC cooperative agreement as Federal Grants Project Manager. Before joining AIM, Se’an served as a Project Manager at PCORI and a Program Manager at…

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Mackenzie Melton

Mackenzie Melton, MPH

Outreach and Education Manager

Mackenzie brings more than 20 years of public health, nonprofit, and vaccine advocacy experience to AIM. As Outreach and Education Manager, she designs and implements education and training on immunization…

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Kristy Westfall

Kristy Westfall

Data Project Manager

As Data Project Manager, Kristy supports members with immunization information systems (IIS) and data exchange. She worked with the Wyoming Department of Health Immunization Unit in various roles before joining…

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Diadra

Diadra Biles, Ph.D.

MAP Project Manager

As the MAP Project Manager, Dr. Biles works on implementing and evaluating the activities associated with the Member Assistance Program (MAP). Before joining AIM, she served as the Tobacco Program…

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Bertrand Kila

Finance Manager

As Finance Manager, Bertrand is responsible for managing AIM’s finances which includes: generating financial reports, facilitating AIM’s annual audits, facilitating dues invoicing, payments, and reporting and coding income and expenditure.…

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Trevor Jennings

Trevor Jennings

Senior REACH Program Coordinator

As the Senior REACH Program Coordinator, Trevor assists with activities related to AIM’s partnership with CDC’s Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program. Prior to joining AIM, she…

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Katie Drumhiller

Katie Drumhiller, MPH

Research and Evaluation Specialist

As Research and Evaluation Specialist, Katie leads AIM’s data collection and evaluation efforts and provides support for research grants and publications. Before joining AIM, she worked as a researcher and…

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Ellie Austin

Ellie Austin

Federal Grants Program Coordinator

As Federal Grants Program Coordinator, Ellie works on the implementation of the activities associated with a cooperative agreement awarded by CDC—providing support for AIM awards, membership support, and leadership development…

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Breyah Atkinson

Breyah Atkinson

Research and Development Program Coordinator

As Research and Development Program Coordinator, Breyah supports the Corporate Alliance Program, AIM’s annual Leadership in Action Conference, the IDEAS technical assistance program, and research and development grants. Prior to…

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Angelika Hernandez, MA

Digital Communications Coordinator

As the Digital Communications Coordinator, Angelika assists with AIM’s digital media efforts, including the website, social media, and email communications. She has supported organizations such as Banner Health, the Phoenix…

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Katelyn McCullough

Public Health Associate

Katelyn McCullough is a 2021 CDC Public Health Associate assigned to AIM. As a Public Health Associate, she assesses the immunization environment, addresses public health needs and challenges, and facilitates…

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Katherine Polk

Katherine Palmer

CDC Public Health Associate

Katherine Palmer is a 2020 CDC Public Health Associate assigned to AIM. As a Public Health Associate, Katherine’s role at AIM includes understanding the immunization environment and the challenges that…

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Aleah Jensen

Aleah Jensen

Policy Analyst

As Policy Analyst, Aleah works closely with AIM’s executive director to organize and facilitate member activities and meetings, assist with media outreach and presentations and synthesize COVID-19 information for AIM…

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Jasmine

Jasmine Murray

Executive Assistant

As Executive Assistant, Jasmine works closely with AIM’s Executive Director by providing calendar management, meeting support, and project management. She also assists members, staff, and stakeholders. Jasmine has over 25…

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Sloan

Sloan Petersohn

AIM Intern

As an intern, Sloan supports AIM on various teams, such as research, data capturing, and media cataloging. She works closely with different team members to develop and disseminate vital AIM…

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Trisha Soin

AIM Intern

As an intern, Trisha works closely on various programs at AIM, such as legislative policy tracking, digital media efforts, partnered campaigns, research, and data capturing. Trisha graduated from the University…

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Lori

Lori Linstead

Member Services Consultant

Lori is a private consultant who works with AIM to support immunization program managers in coordinating and operationalizing immunization information systems (IIS). She also assists AIM with various member services…

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Brent

Brent Ewig, MSPH

Policy Advisor Consultant

Brent serves as a policy advisor consultant to AIM. He monitors the immunization policy landscape and develops resources to support AIM members engaging in effective policy development. He represents AIM…

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Dan Hopfensperger

AIM Consultant

Dan Hopfensperger joined AIM as a consultant in the fall of 2015, primarily in the area of Immunization Information Systems.  Prior to joining AIM, Dan spent 36 years with the…

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Emily

Emily Less, MPH

Public Health Consultant

As a public health consultant for AIM, Emily focuses on vaccine confidence, immunization policy, and supporting research and development. Before joining AIM, she worked at Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, where…

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Monica

Monica Mayer, MPH

Corporate Alliance Consultant

Monica manages the Corporate Alliance Program and has been with AIM since her retirement in 2018. She facilitates the Virtual Exhibit Hall webinars and coordinates the Exhibit Hall for the…

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