AES Staff

Executive Office

135 South LaSalle Street
Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60603
Tel: 312-883-3800

Eileen M. Murray, MM, CAE
Executive Director

Joanna Crooks, M.A.
Epilepsy Leadership Council and Partnerships

Janice M. Mackovitch
Governance and Administrative Manager

Dawn Schneider
Administrative Assistant

Member Services

Keri Kramer
Director, Membership Engagement

Marina Castro
Database Analyst

Justin Searle
Member Services Specialist

Nicole Rodriguez
Digital Communications Strategist


Debra L. Gist, MPH, FACEHP
Director, Clinical Activities and Education

JoLynn Amsden
Education Program Manager

Jessica Daniels, MNA
Senior Manager, e-Learning and Enduring Materials

Amy Kephart, MPH
Program Coordinator, Early Career Activities

Laura Mitchell
Senior Manager, Clinical Activities

Development and Industry Relations

Susan J. Oliver, MBA

Media Relations

Keri Kramer


Penny Dacks, Ph.D.
Senior Manager of Research


Elizabeth Kunsey, CMP
Manager of Meetings

Emily Thompson
Meetings Assistant