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

IT Associate

Policy and Advocacy

Elisha Dunn-Georgiou

Vice President of Policy and Advocacy

Jonathan Rucks

Senior Director Policy and Advocacy

Suzanna Dennis

Senior Advisor, Health Financing

Ariana Childs Graham

Director, Primary Health Care Initiative

Craig Lasher

Senior Fellow

Wendy Turnbull

Senior Advisor, International Advocacy

Allison Doody

Senior International Advocacy Associate

Rebecca Dennis

Senior Legislative Policy Analyst

Jamie Vernaelde

Senior Research and Policy Analyst

Mercedes Mas de Xaxas

Consultant for International Policy and Advocacy

Maria Hernandez

International Advocacy Associate

Lethia Bernard

Research and Policy Analyst

Marie Cole

Research and Policy Analyst

Shilpa Kothari

Project Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean

Emily Champlin

Legislative Policy Analyst

Nour Nadri

Policy and Advocacy Coordinator

Elizabeth Lopez

Knowledge Management Associate, PHC Initiative

Richard Dzikunu

Advocacy Associate, PHC Initiative


Dilly Severin

Director of Communications

Adrienne Lee

Senior Communications Officer

W. Alston Roberts III

Senior Digital Associate

Veronica Voll

Production Manager

Caitlin Mckenna

Communications Coordinator


Teri Blandon

Vice President of External Relations

Sarah Dick

Director of Foundation Relations

Annie Lipsitz

Manager of Foundation Relations

Kate Duis

Director of Individual Giving

Daphney Jean

Individual Giving Associate


Barrington L. McFarlane

Chief Financial Officer

Ray Boyer

Vice President of Finance

Nelly W. Tshiteya

Accounts Payable Accountant

John Boyle

Senior Staff Accountant

PHC Performance Initiative (PHCPI)

Beth Tritter

Executive Director, PHCPI

Maisoon Chowdhury

Program Associate, PHCPI

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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.