Officers and Directors

Executive Committee

The Association for Business Communication is governed by a Board of Directors composed of 12 Directors at Large, a Vice President from each of the 9 regions, and the Executive Committee comprised of the President, the First Vice President, the Second Vice President, the Immediate Past President, and the Executive Director of the Association.           

Regional Vice Presidents

The Regional Vice Presidents are responsible for representing the best interests of members from their regions at all meetings of the Board and for fostering the objectives of the Association among members from their regions.                                                                                                                                 

Directors at Large 

The Directors at Large are responsible for representing the best interests of members at all meetings of the Board and for executing the objectives of the Association by serving on ad-hoc committees and spreading awareness of the Association.                                                                                        

President, Geert Jacobs

First Vice President, D. Joel Whalen

Second Vice President, Judith Ainsworth

Immediate Past President, Marcel Robles

Executive Director, James Dubinsky 

Eastern U.S., Judith Ainsworth

Midwestern U.S., Kathryn Rybka

Southeastern U.S., Kristin "Kris" Pickering

Southwestern U.S., Debbie DuFrene

Western U.S., Jolanta Aritz 

Asia and the Pacific, Yunxia Zhu

Canada, Valerie Creelman

Carribean, Mexico, Central and South America, Sandra Sepúlveda

Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Erika Darics 

Eastern U.S., Kristen Getchell

Midwestern U.S., Kathryn Rybka

Southeastern U.S., Patricia Harms

Southwestern U.S., Lucia Sigmar

Western U.S., Jolanta Aritz 

Abram Anders

Marsha Bayless

Barbara Davis

Sam DeKay

Janis Forman

Paula Lentz

Dana Loewy

Jacquelyn Lowman

Amy Newman

Barbara Shwom

Jason Snyder

Christopher Toth


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