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Eileen Merberg
Executive Director
eileen@nationalald.org

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Christine Cone
Executive Assistant / Bookkeeper
christine@nationalald.org

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Trish Maxwell
Director of Communication

trish@nationalald.org

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Cathy Gibbons
Office Assistant

cathy@nationalald.org

Eileen is responsible for the administration and growth of ALD, and the overall operation of the National Office. She represents ALD in a variety of capacities, facilitates the work of the National Council, maintains ongoing contact with chapters and prospective chapters, and provides leadership for all aspects of ALD operation. Eileen manages the budget and endowment fund, coordinates the annual audit, maintains ALD records, and oversees the ALD Store.

Trish manages all web and social media, manages the ALD brand, and designs all national publications, such as The Flame and newsletters. She coordinates the National Leadership Conference, collects chapter annual reports, and facilitates the national application processes for Graduate Fellowships, Trow Scholarships, Stemler Scholarships, and the Order of the Torch/Maintaining the Flame awards.

 


Christine coordinates all membership requests, processing membership certificates and pins for all chapters. They answer the phones, manage the MyHonorSociety database, and prepare official correspondence for the Executive Director. They manage ALD’s financial records, issue checks, and send chapter invoices.

Cathy assists with daily operations by answering phones, printing certificates, and sorting honor society membership materials. She works with ALD records, organizes files, and digitizes archive records.