Meet the Staff
Board of Directors
Emy Neuman-Javornik, CGMS
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Weatherization Program
Lori Guerrero, CGMS
King County, Department of Transportation
Minnesota Department of Health
Angela Ash, CGMS
Fulton County Government
Tiffany Winters Kesslar, Esq.
Brustein & Manasevit
Susan Dueñas, CGMS
City of Malibu
Office of Grants and Debarment, Environmental Protection Agency
Eric Russell, CIA, CGAP, CGMS, MPA
Crowe Horwath LLP
Michael Rutkowski, CGMS
Melanie Wade, CGMS
The International Association of Chiefs of Police, Inc
Brenda Williams, CGMS
Office of Grants and Acquisition Policy and Accountability (OGAPA)
Fosters the development and advancement of the Certified Grants Management Specialist professional credential.
Responsible for advancing the knowledge of grants management professionals through educational activities, programs and networking opportunities.
Works to develop and offer training to support the Certified Grants Management Specialist (CGMS) professional credentialing program and exam.
Oversees the development and production of printed and electronic publications that facilitates communication among NGMA members and the grants administration industry at-large.
Identifies and executes initiatives to grow NGMA’s membership in all grant market segments (federal, state, local and tribal governments; nonprofit organizations; institutions of higher education; community groups; allied private organizations), through individual and group memberships (including strategic partnerships with allied national organizations).