Standing Committees & Task Forces

2017 - 2018

Advisory Board

Donna Friedman, Chair
Amy Cunningham
Leah Dean
Marissa Fernandez-Garcia
Dawn Hynes 
Staff Liaison: Lisa Myers

Advocacy & Communication Committee

Alli Spotts-De Lazzer, Co-chair
Christine Peat, Co-Chair
Hallie Espel 
Manuela Ferrari
Jocelyn Lebow 
Cheri Levinson 
Rachel Millner
Emily Pisetsky 
Renee Rienecke
Margarita Sala 
Olivia Stumph 
Denise Styer 
Lisabeth Wesely-Casella 
Lazaro Zayas
Board Liaison: Lauren Muhlheim
Staff Liaison: Lisa Myers

Awards and Scientific Review Committee

Kristin Javaras, Co-Chair
TJ Raney, Co-Chair
Melissa Atkinson
Wayne Bowers
Jennifer Coelho 
Denise Davidson 
Marci Gluck 
Rachel Millner
Deborah Mitchison 
Carly Pacanowski 
Carolyn Pearson 
Sarah Racine 
Eva Schoen
Kendrin Sonneville
Robyn Sysko 
Catherine Walker 
Board Liaison: Jennifer Lundgren 
Staff Liaison: Dawn Gannon

Eating Disorders Coalition Liaison

Delegate: Bryn Austin 
Staff Liaison: Lisa Myers

Electronic Media Committee

Alexia Spanos, Co-Chair 
Seena Grewal , Co-Chair  
Jocelyn Lebow 
Rachel Liebman 
Laura Lyster-Mensh
Kielty Oberlin
Board Liaison: Marisol Perez
Staff Liaison: Bethany Blackwell

Fellows Committee

Susan Paxton, Chair
J Armando Barriguete Melendez 
Thomas Hilderbrandt 
Beth Hartman McGilley
Tamara Pryor 
Board Liaison: Jennifer Lundgren
Staff Liaison: Dawn Gannon

Finance Committee

Nadia Micali , Chair
Rachel Bachner-Melman
Debra Katzman 
Marian McGavran 
Mark Norris 
Board Liaison: Guido Frank 
Staff Liaison: Lisa Myers

Forum (Newsletter) Committee

Jessica Baker, Editor 
Anna Cathleen Ciao, Associate Editor
Elin Lantz, Book Reviewer 
Camden Matherne, Book Reviewer 
Board Liaison: Lauren Muhlheim 
Staff Liaison: Bethany Blackwell

ICED Teaching/Training Days & Webinar Committee

Ursula Bailer, Chair
Wayne Bowers 
Abigail Matthews 
Joan Orrell-Valente 
Beth Brandenburg 
Caitlin Martin-Wagar 
Board Liaison: Ursula Bailer
Staff Liaison: Dawn Gannon

Journal Advisory Committee

Jennifer J. Thomas, Chair/Associate Editor 
Guido K.W. Frank, Associate Editor 
Kelly Klump, Associate Editor 
Glenn Waller, Associate Editor 
Ruth Weissman, Journal Editor 
Board Liaison: Jennifer J. Thomas
Staff Liaison: Bethany Blackwell

Medical Care Standards Committee (MCSC)

Michael Spaulding-Barclay, Chair
Nicole Cifra 
Angela Guarda  
Deb Michel  
Devdutta Sangvai 
Linda Schack
Tomas Jose Silber 
Lori Schur
Therese Waterhous  
Board Liaison: Ursula Bailer 
Staff Liaison: Dawn Gannon

Member Retention/Recruitment Committee

Cristin Runfola, Co-Chair 
Tara Deliberto, Co-Chair 
Leslie Anderson
Lisa Anderson
Katherine Balantekin 
Marita Cooper
Vivienne Hazzard
Don Irvine
Susan Catherine Kleinman  
Kristen Lohse
Janet Lydecker
Umberto Nizzoli
Board Liaison: Annemarie Van Elburg 
Staff Liaison: Lorna Valle

Nominations Committee

Eva Trujillo, Chair 
Carolyn Becker
Ross Crosby 
Patricia Fallon 
Fernando Fernandez-Aranda 
Debbie Franko 
Pam Keel 
Board Liaison: Eva Trujillo 
Staff Liaison: Dawn Gannon

Partnership, Chapter & Affiliate Committee

Ashish Kumar, Co-Chair
Sebastian Soneira, Co-Chair
Rachel Bachner-Melman 
Tiffany Brown
Hans-Christoph Friederich
Bonnie Harkin 
Guenole Huon de Penanster 
Kim Hurst 
Rasmus Isomaa 
Melanie Jacob 
Gry Kjaersdam Telleus 
Carolina Lopez
Paulo Machado
Umberto Nizzoli
Mark Norris
Mayaro Ortega Luyando 
Hana Papežová 
Mae Lynn Reyes-Rodríguez
Ellen Rome
Janice Russell
Cristina Segura Garcia 
Ana Rosa Sepulveda
Margriet van Leeuwen 
Johan Vanderlinden 
Mette Waaddegaard
Karin Waldherr 
Lena Westin 
Lars Woeckel
Kazuhiro Yoshiuchi
Board Liaison: Lauren Muhlheim
Staff Liaison: Lisa Myers

Patient-Carer Committee

Leah Dean, Co-Chair
Judy Krasna, Co-Chair 
June Alexander 
Blair Burnette
Amy Cunningham
Donna Friedman
Beth Hartman-McGilley 
Don Irvine
J. Alane Park 
Joan Riederer 
Mirjam Mainland 
Ashley Solomon
Mark Warren 
Board Liaison: Chevase Turner 
Staff Liaison: Lisa Myers 

Research-Practice Committee

Kristin von Ranson, Co-Chair
Kelly Bhatnagar, Co-Chair 
Timothy Brewerton  
Annie Haynos
Thomas Hildebrandt
Karen Jennings
Allison Kelly
John Levitt
Caitlin Martin-Wagar
Cari Pearson Carter
Board Liaison: Ursula Bailer 
Staff Liaison: Dawn Gannon

Social Media Committee

Elizabeth Claydon, Co-Chair
Millie Plotkin, Co-Chair
Liliana Almeida 
Jessica Baker 
Jessica Barker
Felicia Chang
Amelia Coffman
Suzanne Dooley-Hash
Vikas Duvvuri
Thorgerdur Maria Halldorsdottir 
Evelyna Kambanis
Andrea LaMarre 
Laura Lyster-Mensh
Shelby Martin
Kielty Oberlin
Kel O'Neill 
Mirjam Mainland
Lisa Shank
Lindzy Sienkowski
Courtney Simpson
Joanna Wiese
Board Liaison:  Marisol Perez
Staff Liaison: Bethany Blackwell

Special Interest Groups Oversight Committee

Marci Gluck, Co-Chair
Leslie K. Anderson, Co-Chair
Kelly Allison  
Angela Derrick 
Suzanne Dooley-Hash 
Elizabeth Holm 
Eleni Lantzouni 
Joanna Wiese 
Board Liaison: Annemarie Van Elburg
Staff Liaison: Dawn Gannon

2018 Annual Conference Program Committee

Phillippa Diedrichs , Co-Chair
Kristin von Ranson, Co-Chair
Jerel Calzo 
Sigrun Danielsdottir
Ellen Fitzsimmons-Craft 
Marcia Herrin 
Alison Kelly 
Melissa Munn-Chernoff 
Mirjam Mainland 
Zali Yager 
Board Liaison: Jennifer J. Thomas
Staff Liaison: Dawn Gannon

2019 Annual Conference Program Committee

Ross Crosby, Co-Chair
Kelsie Forebush, Co-Chair
Erin Accurso
Karina Allen
Sue Byrne
Jason Lavender
Sarah Racine
Marci Gluck
Kelly Bhatnagar
Judy Krasna
Board Liaison: Jennifer J. Thomas
Staff Liaison: Dawn Gannon