Our Staff

For general inquiries, please email info@pai.org

Executive Office

Suzanne Ehlers

President and CEO

Carolyn Gibb Vogel

Chief Operating Officer

Sheryl Augustine

Senior Associate for Administration

Lisa Morales

Executive Assistant

Madelein Montes

Cross Operations Coordinator

Information Resources and Information Technology

Mary Panke

Strategic Knowledge Director

Sarah M. Reidy

Director of Information Technology

Denis Vargas

Information Technology Associate

Policy and Advocacy

Elisha Dunn-Georgiou

Vice President of Policy and Advocacy

Jonathan Rucks

Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy

Ariana Childs Graham

Director, Primary Health Care Initiative

Craig Lasher

Senior Fellow

Suzanna Dennis

Senior Advisor, Health Financing

Wendy Turnbull

Senior Advisor, International Advocacy

Mercedes Mas de Xaxas

Consultant for International Policy and Advocacy

Allison Doody

Senior International Advocacy Associate

Kristin Thomas

Senior International Advocacy Associate

Tessa Maulhardt

Senior International Advocacy Associate, Global Gag Rule

Maria Hernandez

International Advocacy Associate

Chelsea Mertz

International Advocacy Associate, Global Financing Facility

Elizabeth Lopez

Advocacy Associate, Primary Health Care Initiative

Jamie Vernaelde

Senior Research and Policy Analyst

Lethia Bernard

Senior Research and Policy Analyst

Rebecca Dennis

Senior Legislative Policy Analyst

Marie Cole

Research and Policy Analyst

Shilpa Kothari

Project Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean

Saskia Guerrier

Project Manager, Family Planning Accountability

Jennifer Sleboda

Project Manager, Government Accountability for Family Planning Budgets

Nour Nadri

Policy and Advocacy Coordinator

Dyan Cortez

Policy and Advocacy Coordinator


Dilly Severin

Director of Communications

Adrienne Lee

Assistant Director of Communications

Caitlin McKenna

Communications Associate

Madeline Kirsch

Communications Associate, Publications

Meredith Radel

External Relations Coordinator


Teri Blandon

Vice President of External Relations

Kate Duis

Director of Individual Giving

Kathy Smith

Director of Foundation Relations

Susan Patterson

Manager of Donor Communications

Daphney Jean

Individual Giving Associate

Christy Gretsinger

Foundation Relations Associate


John Boyle

Senior Staff Accountant

Nikea Winston

Concur Manager

PHC Performance Initiative (PHCPI)

Beth Tritter

Executive Director, PHCPI

Maisoon Chowdhury

Program Associate, PHCPI

Jeremy Harding

Operations Associate

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PAI works to improve reproductive health services by building political will in the U.S. and internationally for these programs. PAI is a family friendly organization, offering a competitive benefit package.