Our Staff

Office of the President

  • Matthew Myers, President
  • Susan Liss, Executive Director
  • Shankari Bastiampillai, Executive Assistant
     

U.S. Programs

Advocacy

  • Victoria Almquist, Director, Outreach
  • Amy Barkley, Director, Tobacco States and Mid-Atlantic Region
  • Pete Fisher, Vice President, State Issues
  • Anne Ford, Vice President, Federal Relations
  • Mark Greenwold, Senior Consultant
  • Brian Hickey, Director of Federal Government Relations
  • Beverly May, Director, Western Region and Ohio
  • Ann Mesnikoff, Associate Director for Federal Government Relations
  • Kevin O'Flaherty, Director, Northeastern Region
  • Erica Olmstead, Associate, Youth Advocacy
  • Jodi Radke, Director, Rocky Mountain / Great Plains Region
  • Claudia Rodas, Director, Southern Region
  • Gustavo Torrez, Associate Director, Youth Advocacy

Communications

  • Peter Hamm, Director, National Communications
  • Albert Lukban, Director, Internet Strategy
  • Mina Radman, Communications Associate
  • John Schachter, Director, State Communications
  • Vince Willmore, Vice President

Research

  • Ann Boonn, Director, Research
  • Denny Henigan, Director, Legal and Policy Analysis
  • Becca Knox, Director, Research
  • Meg Riordan, Vice President, Research
  • Lorna Schmidt, Research Manager
  • Nichole Veatch, Vice President, Research
     

International Programs

  • Yolonda Richardson, Executive Vice President, Global Programs
  • Sarah Leiby, Administration & Operations Associate
  • Lisa West, Office Manager & Executive Assistant, International Legal Consortium

Global Public Health Advocacy Incubator Initiative

  • Marina Carter, Director, Global Health Advocacy
  • Danny McGoldrick, Vice President

International Advocacy

  • Joshua Abrams, Director, Eurasia Programs
  • Rachel Coleman, Executive Assistant, Africa Team
  • Mark Hurley, Director, Indonesia Programs
  • Joshua Kyallo, Director, Africa Programs
  • Vandana Shah, Director, South Asia Programs
  • Patricia Sosa, Director, Latin American Programs
  • Sophie Uzzell, Program Officer/Financial Compliance Officer, Africa Region
  • Miranda Wang, Program Associate, China Programs
  • Xi Yin, Director, China Programs

International Communications

  • Katharine Briscoe, Associate Director, Web Content
  • Jesse Danzig, Manager, Social Media Projects
  • Tosha Hairston, Executive Program Assistant
  • Mark Hurley, Director
  • Eno Isong, Associate Director
  • Tom Lalley, Associate Director
  • Caroline Renzulli, International Communications Associate
  • Claudio Tanca, Associate Director

International Grants Program

  • Nelly Ahmad, Financial Compliance Officer
  • Sarah Berluche, Grants Administrator
  • Bintou Camara, Associate Director/Financial Compliance Officer
  • Jingjing Li, Program Officer
  • Pam Sumner Coffey, Director
  • Anuradha Khanal, Program Officer
  • Jake Palley, Program Officer

International Legal Consortium

  • Liz Candler, Legal Advisor
  • Patricia Lambert, Director
  • Monique E. Muggli, Legal Advisor
  • Rose Nathan, Legal Advisor
  • Claudia Oakeshott, Associate Director, Trade Specialist
  • Charron Smith, Executive Program Assistant
  • Aaron Schwid, Legal Advisor

International Research

  • Jo Birckmayer, Director
  • Maria G. Carmona, Associate Director
  • Emma Green, International Research Associate
  • Sean Rudolph, Associate Director, Tobacco Industry Accountability
  • Ernesto Sebrie, Associate Director
  • Noila Usmanova, Country Coordinator for Ukraine and Poland, International Research Associate

Development

  • Louella Haymon, Events and Administrative Coordinator
  • Jodi Street, Director of Annual Fund and Operations
  • Philip Mione, Manager, Prospect Management and Research
  • Gabriel Pinski, Director, Development
     

Finance and Administration

  • Beverley Bacchus-Lewis, Senior Accountant
  • Jacqueline M. Bolt, Vice President
  • Jon Catron, Associate Director, Information Services
  • Eugene Coleman, Accounting Clerk
  • Sherry Gustafson, Director of Finance
  • Shawna Lamont, Contract Administrator
  • Jake Nevin, Associate Director, Network Services
  • Delba Riddick, Senior Director
  • Deborah Shackleford, Receptionist

 

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Tobacco by the Numbers


  • 480,000: Annual tobacco-related deaths in U.S.
  • $132.5 billion: Annual tobacco-related health care costs in U.S.
  • 5.6 million: U.S. kids under 18 alive today who will ultimately die from smoking (unless smoking rates decline)
  • Six million: Annual tobacco-related deaths worldwide
  • 600,000: Annual deaths worldwide caused by secondhand smoke
  • One billion: Worldwide deaths from tobacco this century unless urgent action is taken