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The IAABC staff provides the organization and our IAABC members with support and assistance.

  • Marjie Alonso, CDBC, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP

    Executive Director

    She was a professional dog trainer and behavior consultant and owner of City Dog Training in Somerville, MA. FULL BIO

  • Mychelle Blake, MSW, CDBC

    Project Manager

    Mychelle Blake provides technical support for the IAABC’s online courses, the IAABC conference websites and the IAABC Journal. FULL BIO

  • Sarah Filipiak CDBC, BSJ

    Director, Communications and Member Services

    Sarah Filipiak coordinates member services for the IAABC. FULL BIO

  • Dae Grodin

    Social Media Director

    Dae is the owner and trainer of Dog-Abilities, a professional dog training business, servicing the Northern KY and Cincinnati areas since 2011. FULL BIO

  • Adrienne Hovey

    Editor, IAABC Journal

    Adrienne Hovey is the owner of Fresh Start Writing... FULL BIO

  • Adria Karlsson, MAT, EdS

    Content Editor, IAABC Journal

    Adria Karlsson, MAT, EdS, is an Applied Behavior Analyst and Certified Dog and Cat Behavior Consultant working out of Cambridge, MA. FULL BIO

  • Chris Lee

    Director, Digital Communications and Web Development

    Chris has been a professional web developer for over 19 years. FULL BIO

  • Jesse Miller, Ph.D SBA

    Managing Editor, IAABC Journal
    Representative, Advertising and Promotion

    Jesse Miller, Ph.D SBA is the managing editor of the IAABC journal, lead author of the monthly newsletter, and Chair of advertising and promotions. FULL BIO

  • Angela Wentz

    Bookkeeper, IAABC

    I have been with IAABC since 2008 managing their QuickBooks. FULL BIO