Staff Members–Past and Present

Original Staff Members

Name Position Year(s) in service
Ronald S. Young Executive Director 1990–1996
Jimmie D. Brown Deputy Executive Director 1990–1993
Robert W. Bramlett Assistant Director 1991–2005
Wendy M. [Comes] Payne Assistant Director 1991–1996
Richard L. Fontenrose Assistant Director 1991–2010
M. Lucy Lomax Assistant Director 1991–2003
Richard C. Mayo Assistant Director 1991–2001
Frank Rexford Assistant Director 1991–1993
Monica R. Valentine Assistant Director 1991–present
Richard Wascak Assistant Director 1991–2008

Subsequent / Past Staff Members

Name Position Year(s) in service
Philip T. Calder Deputy Executive Director 1993–1997
Andrea Palmer Assistant Director 1997–2003
Sebastian A. Rodriguez Staff 2004
Eileen W. Parlow Assistant Director 2004-2012
Julia E. Ranagan Assistant Director 2004-2013

Current Staff Members

Name Position Year(s) in service
Wendy M. Payne Executive Director 1996–present
Robin Gilliam Assistant Director 2012-present
Melissa L. Loughan Assistant Director 2002–present
Dominic Savini Assistant Director 2008–present
Ross Simms Assistant Director 2005–present
Monica R. Valentine Assistant Director 1991–present

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Administrative Personnel

Name Position Year(s) in service
Richard S. Tingley Administrative 1991–2001
Alice Keels Administrative 1991–1993
Allison Powell Administrative 1993–1997
Marian Nicholson Administrative 1991–2006
Charles W. Jackson Administrative 2000–present
Terri Pinkney Administrative 2006–present