CAN Board and Staff


Dean Stephens, Chair
Chief Executive Officer
San Francisco, CA

Wes Metheny, Vice-Chair
Penn Quarter Partners
Washington, DC

Marion T.R. Watkins, Treasurer
Alston & Bird LLP
Office of Senator Robert Dole
Washington, DC

Melissa Rowley, Secretary
Regional VP, Business Development
VIZI Health Solutions
Chicago, IL


Michelle Baker
Senior Vice President
Powell Tate
Washington, DC

Joseph Delahunty
Senior Director, Strategic Comunications
FTI Consulting
London, England

Joff Masukawa
Diligentia, LLC
Washington, DC

Beth Merachnik, Esq.
Bethesda, MD

Denise Henry Morrisey
Capitol Counsel
Washington, DC

Michael Shaughnessy
TMP Government, LLC
McLean, VA

Key Staff

John Schall, Chief Executive Officer

Lisa Winstel, Chief Operating Officer

Mark Gibbons, Director of Programs and Operations

Jason Crosby, Director of Communications

Ryan Koehler, Digital Strategy Manager

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