The ACOEM professional staff manages day-to-day operations and supports the vision and mission of the organization.
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Ginny joined ACOEM in August 2022 and comes to ACOEM with a plethora of association membership experience. Ginny leads ACOEM in member recruitment and retention and is the primary point of contact for the Council on Member Engagement.
Coordinator, Member Experience
Sandra’s primary focus is on providing outstanding customer service and support for inquiries related to membership and educational activities. She works collaboratively with all departments to streamline and improve the member experience and ensure customer satisfaction. Sandra has over 20 years of association, account management, and customer support experience.
Senior Manager, Partnerships
Janet Fyock, IOM
Janet is responsible for ACOEM's industry outreach and partnership development. She builds relationships, secures sponsorships, and manages advertising and exhibit sales for the annual meeting, AOHC. Janet creates event and membership marketing plans and is responsible for email campaigns and other promotional activities. Janet is the staff liaison to the new career research platform OEM Explore and enjoys representing the College at external events. Janet holds a BA in International Relations and French from Michigan State University.
Nathalie is part of the education team and possesses a wealth of knowledge about ACOEM programs and history. Her primary responsibilities include ACOEM's Joint Provider program, MOC Part 4, support of live courses, and ACCME PARS and ABPM MOC recordkeeping.
Senior Manager, CRM
Chad is a Salesforce Certified Administrator (SCA) and holds a degree in Telecommunications. Chad oversees ACOEM's customer relationship management technology.
Senior Manager, Scientific Affairs
Isabel Montoya-Curtis, MPH
Isabel manages the Specialty Societies Advancing Adult Immunizations (SSAAI) grant funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Counicil of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS). The grant’s overarching goal is to ensure that all adults, especially high-risk adults with co-morbidities, receive up-to-date vaccinations. Isabel collaborates with ACOEM’s health system partners and employers to ensure seamless management, communications, and logistical execution of the project. Additionally, she manages the Guidance for the Medical Evaluation of Public Safety Employees which provides education and tools for occupational health professionals to serve their public safety patients. Isabel earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois - Chicago and her Master's in Public Health from Northern Illinois University.
Director, Scientific Affairs
Julie Ording, MPH
Julie oversees the College's scientific and guidance-related initiatives. She leads the Specialty Societies Advancing Adult Immunizations (SSAAI) grant funded by the CDC and CMSS to increase adult immunizations in occupational health settings. She is also the staff liaison for the Council on OEM Science and manages ACOEM's Practice Guidelines, Guidance for the Medical Evaluation of Public Safety Employees, and the International Occupational Medicine Society Collaborative (IOMSC). Julie has over 20 years of association experience and holds a MPH from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health.
Coordinator, Marketing and Communications
Charlie joined ACOEM's Engagement Team in 2020. He has a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Iowa as well as a Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management. Charlie brings experience in social media communication, PR, and marketing and is responsible for ACOEM's social media presence. He is actively involved in public relations, external relations, and is the staff liaison for ACOEM's Ambassador Program.
Manager, Operations and Governance
June joined ACOEM in 2022. She manages activites related to ACOEM's Board of Directors and House of Delegates and handles HR and benefits for the ACOEM staff. She assists with the administrative tasks related to supporting the College’s volunteers, volunteer bodies, and related activities.
Director, Operations and Governance (Assistant Executive Director)
Erin oversees the governance and operations of the College, focusing on process improvements and innovation. She also produces OccPod, ACOEM's official podcast, and serves as the editor in chief of ACOEM Quarterly, ACOEM's member newsmagazine. Erin has nearly 20 years of medical association experience. She holds a BS in Public Health with a concentration in Health Administration as well as a Certificate of Business Foundations and a minor in psychology from Indiana University.
Shahida joined ACOEM in October 2022. She has over 20 years of association experience and has a degree in Management and Economics from the University of Toronto, Scarborough. Shahida supports the overall planning, implementation, and evaluation of ACOEM’s live and virtual meetings including AOHC.
Chief Executive Officer
Craig Sondalle became ACOEM's CEO in November 2022. Craig has had a 25+ year career in association leadership, most recently as Executive Vice President of the Association Solutions division of MCI USA. He joined the engagement and experience agency after the acquisition of Sentergroup, a leading Chicago-based association management company he founded in 2000 and led as CEO through 19 years of corporate and client-focused success. Through Craig’s stewardship and approach to value-based leadership, Sentergroup provided innovative, tailored, and growth-orientated membership, marketing, education, event, and strategy solutions to a broad portfolio of association and non-profit organizations. Throughout his career, Craig has led and supported close to 50 associations, including a large and diverse roster within the health care arena.
Director, Education and Experience
Michelle Suarez, CMP, DES
Michelle joined ACOEM in 2023 and has strategic oversight of all the meeting planning elements of ACOEM’s events and experiences, with a special emphasis on AOHC. As a Digital Event Strategist (DES), she oversees strategic analysis, support, and recommendations on ACOEM's online, virtual, and hybrid events.
Adam joined ACOEM's engagement team in November 2021. Adam plays a key role in providing support to members of the College through processing membership data, as well as providing assistance to volunteer-led special interest sections, workgroups, and committees. He oversees ACOEM's Fellowship program.