Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) > About > HPBA Departments > HPBA All Staff

Ryan Carroll, CAE

Vice President – Government Affairs
carroll@hpba.org; x112

Key Responsibilities: Legislative and Regulatory Policy; Gas Appliances/Section; Assessments; GAC Liaison

Diane Dellen

Director – Membership & Affiliates
dellen@hpba.org; x148

Key Responsibilities: Member Recruitment, Retention, and Benefit Programs, Liaison to Regional Affiliates

Cameron Downs

Associate Director – Research and Industry Data
downs@hpba.org; x110

Key Responsibilities: Consumer Research, Survey Design, Market Analysis

Jill McClure, CAE

President & CEO
mcclure@hpba.org; ext. 123

Kelly VanDermark, CEM

Vice President – Exhibitions & Events
vandermark@hpba.org; x113

Key Responsibilities: HPBExpo Plans, Highlights, and Events; Site Selection

John Crouch

Director – Public Affairs
crouch@hpba.org; (916)-717-1209

Key Responsibilities: Solid Fuel Appliances/Section; Changeouts; ZNE; California Issues

Christopher Conner

Coordinator – Government Affairs
conner@hpba.org ; x133

Key Responsibilities: State and Local Issues; Events

Annie Dunn-Crouch

Trade Show Coordinator
dunn-crouch@hpba.org; 143

Key Responsibilities: Trade show logistics, housing

Mary Jo Nadeau

Coordinator – HPBEF
nadeau@nficertified.org; Ext.126

Key Responsibilities: NFI Certification Records, Online Training Subscriptions and Registration Records, CEU Course Applications

Gwen Thompson

Manager – Certification & Education Programs
thompson@nficertified.org; Ext.132

Key Responsibilities: Administrative Operations, Accounts Payable and Receivable, HPBExpo Education Program

Amie Ryan

Director – Sales & Marketing
Ryan@nficertified.org; Ext.151

Key Responsibilities: Sales & Marketing for the HPBEF

Rich Sedgwick

Executive Director – Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Education Foundation & National Fireplace Institute®
Sedgwick@nficertified.org; Ext. 149

Key Responsibilities: NFI Reference Manual Updates, NFI Exam Writing, Oversees All HPBEF/NFI Functions

Rick Vlahos

Senior Manager - Training and Certification
vlahos@nficertified.org; Ext. 129

Key Responsibilities: Training and Certificiation

Corey Krill

Manager - State Energy Policy
krill@hpba.org; 502-744-8818

Key Responsibilities: State issues

Amy Jackson

Senior Manager – Exhibits
amyjackson@hpba.org; x125

Key Responsibilities: Exhibit Booth Orders, Payments, Website Listings; New Product Pavilion

Debbie Scerbo

Office Manager
scerbo@hpba.org; x136

Key Responsibilities: Administrative Support to the President & CEO, Office Operations Management, Accounts Payable; Officers, Board and Executive Committee Meetings

Rachel Pratt

Manager – Registration
pratt@hpba.org; x114

Key Responsibilities: HPBExpo Registration; General Expo Inquiries

Tanya Karkiewicz

Associate – Exhibit Sales
karkiewicz@hpba.org; x117

Key Responsibilities: Exhibit Space Reservations

Eric Adair

Senior Manager – Codes and Standards
adair@hpba.org; (707) 694-1057

Key Responsibilities: Codes & Standards; Technical