Meet the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy staff.

David Barrett, JD

Executive Director

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Sue Brettingen

Journal Coordinator

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Joan Dadian

Marketing Manager

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Rita Fadness

Development Manager

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Betsy Foss-Campbell, MA

Director of Policy and Advocacy

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Danielle Gale

Administrative Coordinator

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Sam Kay

Advocacy Manager

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Alison Kujawski , CHES

Program Manager

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Christina Mayer, MPA

Advocacy Manager

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Alex Peterson

Program Manager

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Laura Otto, MBA

Senior Manager of Development

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Devin Rose

Communications Manager

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Mel Schwandt

Development Coordinator

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Sarah Shier

Meetings Manager

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Alexis Starosta

Membership Coordinator

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Alex Wendland, MSJ

Senior Manager of Communications

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David Wood

Senior Manager, Education

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Becky Zimmer Block

Senior Manager of Membership Operations

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Read the full Society Bylaws, which were amended and restated in May 2017. 

Strategic Plan

In order to better meet the increasing needs of our different constituencies, ASGCT embarked on a strategic planning summit in 2015. Learn more about the five goals of the Society. 


ASGCT Policy Summit

November 4 – 6 | Washington D.C.