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

  • Kathrine Christ MIA, CTC, CDBC

    Executive Director

    Kathrine is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and owner of Hands Full Dog Training, LLC in Wichita, Kansas. FULL BIO

  • Mike Lamberth

    Director of Operations

  • Tiro Miller
    PhD, SBA

    Digital Marketing Manager   

    Tiro Miller, PhD, SBA, is the managing editor of the IAABC Foundation Journal and lead author of the IAABC and IAABC Foundation monthly newsletters. FULL BIO

  • Melinda Lee

    Communications Director
    Membership Services

    Melinda has worked with various state and local agencies implementing Information Systems for over 15 years and recently pursued an education in dog training and behavior. FULL BIO

  • Rochelle Burtt CDBC, CBCC-KA

    Technology Director

    Rochelle is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and avid supporter of 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

  • Pierinna Isis Tenchio

    Language Director

    Pierinna is the IAABC Language Director and the IAABC Foundation Journal Spanish Editor. FULL BIO

  • Nikki Finn-Loudenslager

    Credentialing Program Director

  • Devin Zimmer CDBC, CBCC-KA

    Volunteer Coordinator

    Devin is a CDBC, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KSA, IAABC-ADT, a Fear Free Certified Professional, a Canine Good Citizen evaluator, and is currently in the process for becoming a Family Dog Mediator. FULL BIO

  • Marjie Alonso CDBC, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP

    Stakeholder Liaison

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