About AAFA

AAFA's Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors provide leadership and oversight to help us fulfill our mission. These volunteer board members donate their time and wisdom. We thank them for their valuable guidance and commitment to building a strong and effective organization.

AAFA Board Executive Committee

Heidi Bayer

Immediate Past Chair
Lynn Hanessian

Chair, Finance & Treasurer
James Flood
Crowell & Moring, LLP

Victoria Matese, JD
Foley & Lardner LLP

Dennis Cryer, MD, FAHA

Chair, Governance
Mary Ellen Conley, RN
Abington Public Schools

Chair, Certification Program Subcommittee
Phyllis Arthur
Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

Chair, Medical-Scientific Council
Mitchell Grayson, MD
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Chair, Marketing, Communications & Development
Colette Martin
Cookbook Author, Allergen-Free Baker

Chair, Public Policy & Advocacy
Chris Ward

AAFA Board Members

Calvin Anderson
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (retired)

Margaret Anderson

Beth Eve Corn, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Stephen Coy
IMPAQ International, LLC

Dennis Cryer, MD, FAHA

Jodi Daniel, JD, MPH
Crowell & Moring LLP

Prue Fitzpatrick
Kaiser Permanente

Colette Martin
Cookbook Author, Allergen-Free Baker

Richard Murray, MD
Merck, Inc

Philip S. Norman, MD

Ritesh Patel
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide

Monica E. Randall, PhD
Bridge2College Consulting
The College Food Allergy Consultants

Amy Rose

Dr. Sarbjit (Romi) Saini
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Lawrence Schwartz, MD, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University

David Stukus, MD
Ohio State University