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A message from our Executive Director

The ASMBS’s culture is built on our commitment to our mission to improve public health and well-being by lessening the burden of the disease of obesity and related diseases throughout the world and guided by our office’s core values (People, Service, and Integrity).


We are steadfast in supporting talented, dedicated staff with a “can-do” attitude and fostering a collaborative and mutually supportive environment. We respect and encourage our staff’s ideas and diversity.


We are devoted to responding to the needs of our leadership, membership and the community while continually seeking better ways to deliver and communicate our services.


We maintain our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all that we do and say.

The ASMBS is comprised of a talented team of individuals that work together with an amazing synergy and we want our membership, patients and colleagues to know that the ASMBS team is working for them! Please read below to learn more about the people working for you.

Georgeann Mallory, RD
ASMBS Executive Director

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Executive Management

Kristie Kaufman

Director of Operations

Primary role at ASMBS: Director of Operations & Personnel Management. Kristie has a hands on role in meeting planning, education and communication.

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Jennifer Wynn

Deputy Executive Director

Primary role at ASMBS: Provides support to the Integrated Health Executive Council.

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Education & Events

Amie Buehler

Program and Compliance Manager

Primary role at ASMBS: Provide support to the Program and Professional Education Committees.

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Danielle Marsh

Grants, Sponsorships & CME Manager

Primary role at ASMBS: CME Coordinator / Grants & Sponsorships Manager & Corporate Council Liaison

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Karen Loerzel

Meetings Manager

Primary role at ASMBS: Meeting logistics, meeting planning

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Administration & Membership

Kim Carmichael

Financial & Membership Manager

Primary role at ASMBS: Process membership and FASMBS applications and renewal; Manage finances for ASMBS.

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Leslie Vinson

State Chapters Manager

Primary role at ASMBS: ObesityPAC & State Chapters Manager, Staff liaison to Access to Care, Clinical Issues, and other committees.

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Susan Haury

CBN Program Manager

Primary role at ASMBS: Provide support to the CBN Certification Committee and CBN exam candidates.

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Information Technology & Marketing

James Osterhout

Director of Information Technology

Primary role at ASMBS: Information technology systems administration and support, web and database project management and software development

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Jillian Tartt

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Primary role at ASMBS: Develop and oversee internal and external Society communications

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Vanessa Govindan

Graphic & Web Designer

Primary role at ASMBS: Graphic & Web design

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