ASA Committees

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Following is a list of ASA committees and councils, including the chairman’s name and company.

Social Responsibility Committee

Chair

Crystal Crowley

Randstad USA
Staff Liason
Megan Sweeney
Director, Public Relations

Education and Certification Committee

Chair

Amy Bollinger, TSC, CSP, CSC, CHP

@Work Group
Staff Liason
Emily Lawson
Director, Education and Certification

Industry Marketing and Public Relations Committee

Chair

Andrea Pion

Davis Companies
Staff Liason
Megan Sweeney
Director, Public Relations

Leadership Award Committee

Chair

Susan Dietrich, SPHR

AllTek Staffing and Resource Group Inc.
Staff Liason
Richard A. Wahlquist
President and CEO

Legal and Legislative Committee

Chair

James Essey, CSP

The TemPositions Group of Cos.
Staff Liason
Stephen Dwyer, Esq.
Senior Vice President, and Chief Legal and Operating Officer

Nominating Committee

Chair

Leo Sheridan

Advanced Group
Staff Liason
Richard A. Wahlquist
President and CEO

Political Action Committee

Chair

Susan Dietrich, SPHR

AllTek Staffing and Resource Group Inc.
Staff Liason
Toby Malara, Esq.
Vice President, Government Relations

Employee Safety Committee

Chair

Scott Bicksler

Aerotek
Co-Chair

Sharon Davis

Elwood Staffing Services
Staff Liason
Brittany Sakata, Esq.
Associate General Counsel

Women In Leadership Group

Chair

Kerry Sirkka

AMN Healthcare Inc.
Co-Chair

Kelly Boykin

Aquent
Staff Liason
Kelly Verberg
Senior Vice President and Chief Membership Officer
Diana Mertz, CAE, CSP
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement

Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Advocacy (IDEA) Group

Chairman

Geetanjali Moorjani

Rangam Consultants Inc.
Vice Chair

Kate Zawyrucha

Apex Systems
Staff Liason
Haley M. Jones, CAE
Senior Manager, Member Engagement

Staffing Technology Taskforce

Chair

Michael Whitmer, CSP

Recruit Global Staffing
Staff Liason
Haley M. Jones, CAE
Senior Manager, Member Engagement
Dustin Norwood
Vice President and Chief Learning Officer

 


 

Section Councils

ASA has six membership sections to address the needs and interests of individual staffing industry sectors. A council in each section helps guide section activities and identifies sector-specific needs and opportunities.


Health Care

Chair

Gary Glick

Provenir LLC
Vice Chair

Cathy Vollmer, CSP

Conexus MedStaff LLC
Staff Liason
Diana Mertz, CAE, CSP
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
Michela Gaviorno Taylor
Manager, Member Engagement

Industrial

Chair

Danny Minor, CSP

Allegiance Staffing LLC
Vice Chair

Benjamin Kaplan, CSP

Allegiance Staffing
Staff Liason
Diana Mertz, CAE, CSP
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
Michela Gaviorno Taylor
Manager, Member Engagement

Office-Administrative

Chair

Amy Langston, CSP

Premier Staffing
Staff Liason
Diana Mertz, CAE, CSP
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
Michela Gaviorno Taylor
Manager, Member Engagement

Professional-Managerial

Chair

Jerry Grady

UHY, LLP
Vice Chair

Niti Agrawal

Stage 4Solutions Inc.
Staff Liason
Diana Mertz, CAE, CSP
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
Michela Gaviorno Taylor
Manager, Member Engagement

Search and Placement

Co-Chair

John A. Thomas, CSP, CSC

Express Employment Professionals
Co-Chair

Kim Whiteley

Mee Derby & Company Inc.
Staff Liason
Diana Mertz, CAE, CSP
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
Michela Gaviorno Taylor
Manager, Member Engagement

Engineering, IT, and Scientific

Chair

Gerald Hurley

GDH Consulting Inc.
Vice Chair

Volt Technical Resources

Garrick A. Cooper, TSC, CSP
Staff Liason
Diana Mertz, CAE, CSP
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
Michela Gaviorno Taylor
Manager, Member Engagement

 

State Networks

ASA Councils, composed of ASA members within the states, help advise the association on local issues and opportunities, support ASA staff in the design and implementation of professional development programs, and help create resources that support the staffing and recruiting industry at the local level.


Capital Area State Network

ChairKimmi Cantrell
Careers in Nonprofits

Staff LiaisonDiana Mertz
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
703-253-1171
d*****@americanstaffing.net

Haley Jones
Senior Manager, Member Engagement
703-253-2058
h*****@americanstaffing.net


Indiana State Network

ChairKaty Head
Elwood Staffing Services
Staff LiaisonDiana Mertz
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
703-253-1171
d*****@americanstaffing.net

Haley Jones
Senior Manager, Member Engagement
703-253-2058
h*****@americanstaffing.net


Mississippi State Network

ChairJim Goodwin
Express Employment Professionals
Staff LiaisonDiana Mertz
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
703-253-1171
d*****@americanstaffing.net

Haley Jones
Senior Manager, Member Engagement
703-253-2058
h*****@americanstaffing.net


North Carolina State Network

ChairJill Balick
Mee Derby & Company Inc.
 
Vice ChairWendy Ward
Catawba Valley Staffing
Staff LiaisonDiana Mertz
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
703-253-1171
d*****@americanstaffing.net

Haley Jones
Senior Manager, Member Engagement
703-253-2058
h*****@americanstaffing.net


Oregon State Network

ChairKelsey Scotch
Madden Industrial Craftsmen Inc.
Staff LiaisonDiana Mertz
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
703-253-1171
d*****@americanstaffing.net

Haley Jones
Senior Manager, Member Engagement
703-253-2058
h*****@americanstaffing.net


Tennessee State Network

ChairCristina Duncan
OR Nurses Worldwide

Staff LiaisonDiana Mertz
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
703-253-1171
d*****@americanstaffing.net

Haley Jones
Senior Manager, Member Engagement
703-253-2058
h*****@americanstaffing.net


Texas State Network

ChairJennifer Hamilton
High Profile Staffing Services
Staff LiaisonDiana Mertz
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
703-253-1171
d*****@americanstaffing.net

Haley Jones
Senior Manager, Member Engagement
703-253-2058
h*****@americanstaffing.net


Washington State Network

ChairOlivia Maisel
Advantage Staffing Group
Staff LiaisonDiana Mertz
Senior Director, Councils and Member Engagement
703-253-1171
d*****@americanstaffing.net

Haley Jones
Senior Manager, Member Engagement
703-253-2058
h*****@americanstaffing.net

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