Executive Director Search Committee

On December 12, 2019, Oliver P. Yandle, JD, CAE, announced his resignation as ALA Executive Director. The ALA Board of Directors accepted Yandle's resignation effective January 31, 2020, and the search for his successor is now underway.

The Board has appointed a Search Committee to help identify the Association’s next Executive Director. The committee members are:

Debra L. Elsbury, CLM
Firm Administrator
Threlkeld Stevenson
Indianapolis, IN
Jessica Mazzeo
Jessica L. Mazzeo
Chief Operating Officer
Griesing Law, LLC
Philadelphia, PA

Michael T. Bumgarner, CLM, CPA, CGMA
Chief Executive Officer
Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC
Charleston, WV
Lisa A. Sterritt
Seattle, WA 

Timothy Corcoran
Timothy B. Corcoran
Corcoran Consulting Group, LLC
Lawrenceville, NJ
Karen Tuschak
Canada Director of Paraprofessional Services
Dentons Canada LLP
Toronto, ON, Canada

James L. Cornell, III
Office Administrator - Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia
Shook Hardy & Bacon, LLP
Washington, DC

This committee will conduct a search process to seek the best-qualified candidates for the Executive Director role and will present one recommended candidate to the Board for final approval. The committee will also explain why this leader best meets the criteria for this position as established by the Board.

Questions regarding the search for ALA's next Executive Director should be directed to BoardOfDirectors@alanet.org.