SCDA Executive Office Staff 


Dennis Bozzi
SCDA Executive Director

-Leadership Communication and Development
-Organizational Development
-Public Relations

@: [email protected]

Donn Lesko

-High Level Finance Management
-Financial Planning and Budgeting

@: [email protected]

Robert O. Patterson, JD
CEO of The Center for Association Resources
(Management firm for SCDA)

-Oversees SCDA Relationship w/The Center

@: [email protected]



Events & Meetings

Kelly O'Brien
Senior Manager of Meetings & Education

- Annual Meeting Contracts and Logistic Arrangements
- Program and Education Content for Annual Meetings
- Supplier Negotiations
- Vendor and Sponsorships for SCDA

@: [email protected]

 Sue Nampelli
Meeting Planning Associate

- Vendor and Sponsorship Inquiries
- Meeting Logistics
- Meeting Registration and Event Questions

@: [email protected]

Adrianna Borczyk
Meetings Assistant

- Meeting planners assistant

@: [email protected]




Karen (Kay) Gonzalez
Program Administrator 

-Social Media and Membership Communications
-Implementation of New Programs
-Newsletters, Publications and Website
-Meetings and Event Marketing
-Student Chapter Management

@: [email protected]

Kris Lorden
Executive Assistant & Member Services

-Membership Inquiries & Payments
-Diplomate & Fellowship Applications
-Executive Director Meeting Management

@: [email protected]

Debbie Palka
Membership Assistant

-Membership Inquiries & Payments
-General Program Questions

@: [email protected]

Victoria Ruiz
Marketing & Communications Assistant

-Audience Targeting and Developments for
Meetings and Events
-Social Media Marketing Support

@: [email protected]