Contact Us

MDS International Secretariat
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823 USA
Tel: +1 (414) 276-2145
Fax: +1 (414) 276-3349


Jennie Socha, CAE, Executive Director

Drew Whalen, Administrative Manager to the Leadership

Communications & Membership

Erin Weileder, Director of Membership and Communications

Elizabeth Clausen, Assistant Director of Communications

Gretchen Armitage, Membership Coordinator

Heidi Friedrichs, Website Manager

Rachel Bucher, Administrative Coordinator

Rebecca Tripp, Communications Manager

Samantha Surillo, Senior Membership Manager


Rating Scales

Shazia Ali, Assistant Director of Scientific Programs

Nura Said, Scientific Program Coordinator

International Congress

Jenny Quebbeman, CMP, Director of Meetings

Kate Hausner, Meetings Manager

Kristy Moeller, Meetings Manager

Laura Hartrich, Meetings Coordinator

Rheanna Smith, Assistant Director of Meetings

Sarah Smith, Congress Meetings Manager



Joel Rittle, Director of Development

Sarah Powell-Smith, Development Manager



Sharon Baudry, Associate Executive Director

Allie Oakley, Education Coordinator

Eric Johnson, Administrative Program Coordinator

Heather Vitale, Senior Program Manager

Kate Rudolph, Administrative Program Manager

Katie Rash, E-Learning Program Manager

Marissa Lopez, Program Manager

Nilda Toro, MDS-PAS Regional Program Manager

Sabine Gifford, MDS-ES Regional Program Manager
& Assistant Director of Education

Stephanie Dernek, MDS-AOS Regional Program Manager