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

Chair
Heidi Bayer
Numodo

Immediate Past Chair
Lynn Hanessian
Edelman

Chair, Finance & Treasurer
Calvin Anderson
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (retired)

Counsel
Victoria Matese, JD
Foley & Lardner LLP

Secretary
Dennis Cryer, MD, FAHA
CryerHealth

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
Helomics

Director
James Flood
Crowell & Moring, LLP

AAFA Board Members

Margaret Anderson
Deloitte

Beth Eve Corn, MD
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Jodi Daniel, JD, MPH
Crowell & Moring LLP

Prue Fitzpatrick
Kaiser Permanente

Richard Murray, MD
Merck, Inc (retired)

Philip S. Norman, MD
Emeritus

Ritesh Patel
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide

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

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

Lawrence Schwartz, MD, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University