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

Jill McClure, CAE

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

Key Responsibilities: Strategic Planning, Governance, Finance, Event Strategy, Staffing

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

Rachel Pratt

Sr. Manager – Registration & Logistics
pratt@hpba.org; x114

Key Responsibilities: HPBExpo Registration; General Expo Inquiries

Mark Humphrey

Senior Manager - Training and Certification Development
humphrey@nficertified.org; Ext. 6

Eddie Flores

Data Systems Manager
flores@hpba.org; 110

Key Responsibilities: Database Administration

John Crouch

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

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

Jamie Powers

Vice President – Operations
powers@hpba.org; x122

Key Responsibilities: Consumer Research, Member Data, Communications, Technology, Operations

Christopher Conner

Associate Manager – Government Affairs
conner@hpba.org ; x133

Key Responsibilities: State and Local Issues; Events

Julie Graef

Manager – Strategic Initiatives

Key Responsibilities: Advancing the implementation of the strategic plan through project management and executive support

Tanya Karkiewicz

Sales Support Associate
karkiewicz@hpba.org; x117

Key Responsibilities: Exhibit Space Reservations

Amy Jackson

Director, Exhibitions & Events
amyjackson@hpba.org; x125

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

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

Eric Adair

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

Key Responsibilities: Codes & Standards; Technical

Diane Dellen

Member and Affiliate Service & Support
dellen@hpba.org; x148

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

Amie Ryan

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

Key Responsibilities: Sales & Marketing for the HPBEF

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

Annie Dunn-Crouch

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

Key Responsibilities: Trade show logistics, housing