Staff

During the COVID-19 pandemic, AHA staff are teleworking and may be reached most easily via email. Voicemail messages received at the AHA's main line (202-544-2422) are checked periodically, and staff phone extensions and direct lines are indicated below, when applicable.

  • Jim Grossman

    Executive Director
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Dana Schaffer

    Deputy Director
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Laura Ansley

    Managing Editor
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    Phone: 202-544-2422
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  • Julia Brookins

    Special Projects Coordinator
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Debbie Ann Doyle

    Meetings Manager
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Liesl Greider

    Meetings and Virtual Events Assistant
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Leland Grigoli

    Editor, Perspectives on History
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Michelle Hewitt

    Assistant Membership Manager
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Matthew Keough

    Archives and Facilities Administrator
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Alexandra F. Levy

    Digital Communications Coordinator
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Betsy Orgodol

    Controller
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    Phone: 202-544-2422, ext. 110
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  • Melanie Peinado

    Research Coordinator
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Pamela Scott-Pinkney

    Membership Manager
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Hope Shannon

    Coordinator, Career Diversity for Historians
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  • Emily Swafford

    Director of Academic and Professional Affairs
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Liz Townsend

    Manager, Data Administration and Integrity
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422, ext. 122
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  • Claire Vanderwood

    Program Assistant, Academic and Professional Affairs
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Alana Venable

    Research and Publications Assistant
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  • Sarah Weicksel

    Director of Research and Publications
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Rebecca L. West

    Operations and Communications Assistant
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    Phone: (202) 544-2422
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  • Jeremy C. Young

    Communications and Marketing Manager
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    Phone: (202) 743-0449
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