About NSGC

NSGC Leadership

2016 Board of Directors

Jehannine C. Austin, PhD, MSc, CGC, CCGC
Mary E. Freivogel
President Elect
Laura J. Conway, PhD, MS, CGC
Joy Larsen Haidle, MS, CGC
Immediate Past President
Monica Magee Marvin
Secretary/Treasurer Elect
Carrie Lynn Blout, MS, CGC
MaryAnn Whalen Campion
Katherine Dunn
Erynn Gordon, MS, CGC
Kaylene Ready, MS, CGC
Daniel Riconda, MS, CGC
Sara Hammer Riordan, MS, CGC
Meghan Carey
Executive Director, ex officio


Marketing & Communications Workgroup

Education Committee

AEC Subcommittee

Continuing Education Review Subcommittee

Public Policy Committee

Practice Guidelines Committee

Access & Service Delivery Committee

Membership Committee

Finance Committee

Nominating Committee

Ethics Advisory Group

  • Kellie Swan, Chair
  • Rawan Awwad
  • Laura Barton
  • Cheryl Dickerson
  • Stephanie Gandomi
  • Sandy Prucka
  • Meghan Strenk
  • Lisa Parker, PhD, Bioethics Consultant

Jane Engleberg Memorial Fellowship (JEMF) Advisory Group

  • Leslie Evans, Chair
  • Melanie Meyers, Secretary
  • Maureen Smith, Finance Officer
  • Dawn Allain, Information Officer, Travel Committee
  • Lauren Hache, Travel Committee
  • Beverly Yashar
  • Gillian W. Hooker 
  • Daniel Riconda, Board Liaison

Audrey Heimler Special Project Award Committee

  • Darbey Raible (chair)
  • Jodie Vento
  • Heather Zierhut
  • Rosemarie Keefe
  • Meg Bradbury
  • Sara Pirzadeh-Miller


2016 Special Interest Groups

      • ART/Infertility: Andria Besser and Alyssa Snider
      • Cardiovascular Genetics: Brittney Murray and Sara Fitzgerald-Butt
      • Cystic Fibrosis/CFTR  Spectrum: Barbara Karczeski and Matthew Pastore
      • Education: Shraddha Gaonkar and Carrie Guy
      • Cancer: Victoria Raymond and Flora Poleshchuck 
      • Genomic Technologies: Kelly Farwell Hagman and Kimberly Banks
      • Health IT: Megan Frone and Willonie Mendonca
      • Industry: Darci Sternen and Kate L. Wilson
      • International: Jennifer Fitzpatrick and Yue Guan
      • Metabolism/LSD: Lauren McNair Baggett and Katherine Stoate
      • Neurogenetics: Jennifer Roggenbuck and Amanda Bergner
      • Pediatric: Rebecca Okashah
      • Personalized Medicine: Sarah Kalia and Shana White
      • Prenatal: Shannon Wieloch and Cori Feist
      • Psychiatric Disorders: Carmela Thompson and Hannah White
      • Public Health: Amy Gaviglio and Andrea Durst
      • Research: Gillian Hooker and Morgan Similuk
      • Student/New GC: Katlin Allsbrook and Monica Helm
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