NCA Staff

Executive Office
Shari Miles-Cohen
Executive Director

Contact Shari about:

  • Top-level leadership inquiries
Justin Danowski photo
Director of Membership and Governance

Contact Justin about:

  • Nominations for NCA Awards 
  • Nominations for NCA Leadership Positions 
  • General questions related to NCA governance and interest groups
Membership Associate

Contact Jennifer about:

  • Joining/renewing Individual and Department memberships
  • General questions about NCA member accounts, journal subscriptions, and NCA Student Organizations
  • COMMNotes submissions (including Position Announcements)
Communications Director

Contact B. Denise about:

  • Spectra “Field Notes” submissions and advertising
  • The NCA Website, Press releases, media relations, and social media
  • Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast and NCA Concepts and Praxis in Communication Video Series
Academic And Professional Affairs
Research Director

Contact Marjorie About:

  • NCA journals or becoming a journal editor
  • Article reprint and logo permissions
  • Academic and Professional Programs and Resources, including NCA Grant Opportunities
Convention and Meetings
Kristin Yednock photo
Director of Convention and Meetings

Contact Kristin about:

  • Convention Registration 
  • Convention Sponsorship, Exhibits, and Advertisements
  • Reserving Annual Convention reception or meeting space 
Will Eichhorn photo
Convention and Meetings Associate

Contact Will about:

  • NCA Graduate School Open House and NCA Job Fair
  • Volunteering at the Annual Convention
  • Direct general convention inquiries to
Finance & Administration
Joseph Ritchie photo
Chief Financial Officer

Contact Joe about:

  • NCA’s fiscal year budget
  • Annual Audit
  • Tax form 990
Executive Assistant/Facilities Manager

Contact Chanda about:

  • General questions about NCA
  • Accounts payable
  • Day-to-day facilities operations