Our team of scientists and specialists help make our mission a reality.

President's Office

Cynthia Friend

President and CEO, and Acting Director of Physical Sciences

Angela Anderson

Board Relations Manager and Executive Assistant to the President

Mark Chancellor

Chief Operations Officer

Ann Deno

Director, Human Resources

Robken Lingan

Information Technology Manager

Life Sciences

Amy Bernard

Director, Life Sciences

Stephanie Albin

Science Program Officer, Neuroscience

Deron Bos

Administrative Coordinator

Kelsey Laurent

Project Manager

Angie Michaiel

Associate Program Officer, Neuroscience

Jeff Miller

Science Program Officer, Nanoscience

Physical Sciences

Gregory Mack

Science Program Officer, Astrophysics

Science and Society

Brooke Smith

Director, Science and Society

Lauren Budenholzer

Science and Society Specialist

Melina Fuentes

Science and Society Administrative Specialist

The Kavli Prize

Kathie Bailey

Director, The Kavli Prize

Petra Hand

Kavli Prize Manager


Stacey Bailey

Director, Communications

Elaine Bui

Meetings and Events Manager

Katie McKissick

​Digital Engagement Manager

Finance and Administration

Mark Chancellor

Chief Operations Officer

Michael Anglim

Facilities Manager

Shelly Bushey

Senior Accounting Manager

Pauline Poompan


Terrance Riley

Grants and Contracts Manager

Marivic Roxas


Marissa Tan

Accounting Manager

Past Presidents