NAGAP Executive Office Staff

The Executive Office staff is available to answer any questions you have regarding NAGAP, its committees, projects, mission and vision or upcoming conferences. Below is a description of each staff member's role on the NAGAP team.

Executive Director
Katherine Hughey
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NAGAP’s Executive Director is responsible for managing the affairs of the association including supervision of staff, financial and investment management (along with the Treasurer), maintenance/enforcement of the Bylaws, goals, objectives and policies of the association, and overall general management of the daily activities and administration. The Executive Director serves as staff liaison to the President and Governing Board, helping provide strategic guidance for the association as well as Board development. 


Associate Executive Director & Education Program Coordinator
Christie Ross, CAE
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NAGAP’s Education Program Coordinator acts as staff liaison to NAGAP’s Conference Planning Committee and Education Committee. She works directly with the committee in planning all the educational and program aspects of the Annual Conference. Christie is also NAGAP’s Associate Executive Director, assisting the Executive Director with Board of Directors' activities. The Associate Executive Director is responsible for the oversight of projects and assists with general management of the daily activities and administration. Christie has worked with NAGAP since 2009.


Account Coordinator
Brianna Wilson
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NAGAP's Account Coordinator is the primary contact to address and serve the membership needs. The Account Coordinatoralso assists the Executive Director and Associate Executive Director with daily functions ranging from billing and coding invoices, website maintenance and social media, conducting meetings, working with multiple committees and assisting the Governing Board with its needs.


Meetings Manager
Debbie Jennings
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NAGAP's Meetings Manager, Debbie Jennings, works directly with hotel sales staff to organize the logistical aspects of all NAGAP conventions, meetings and conferences. Her role of Meetings Manager also includes exhibit management, contracting with hotels, and site selection and on-site management for all NAGAP meetings. Debbie has been with NAGAP since 2010.

Data Administrator
Autumn Menefee
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As NAGAP’s data administrator, Autumn is responsible for processing all membership applications and renewals, as well as all event registration, such as conference and PDI. She provides regular membership reports and maintains the overall integrity of the membership database.