Headquarters Staff

SGNA Headquarters Staff

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates
Phone: 312.321.5165
Fax: 312.673.6694
Email: info@sgna.org

For the health and safety of the SGNA Headquarters team, staff is working remotely due to the ongoing developments related to COVID-19. As always, we are available to answer your questions or concerns at info@sgna.org and 312.321.5165.

While the SGNA Headquarters team is continuing to receive mail, there may be delays in delivery. Please consider shifting delivery from USPS mail to email, where possible, to ensure the quickest response.


Executive Director:
Cheryl Parker

Associate Executive Director of Clinical Affairs:
Cindy Friis, MEd BSN RN NPD-BC

Operations Manager:
Madeline Stanke

Education Coordinator:
Kiana Coffey


Education Coordinator:
Haedyn Smith

Membership/Operations Senior Associate:
Tess Ruzga

Membership/Operations Associate:
Pine Gonzalez

Event Services

Events Director:
Caitlin Schmierer

Convention Senior Coordinator:
Katie Anderson

Tradeshow Senior Coordinator:
Lauren Miller

Events Senior Associate:
Kaci Carnegi

Registration Associate:
Madie Rowe



Marketing Manager:
Jessica Delgado

Marketing Coordinator:
Kara Bologna

Marketing Senior Associate:
Will Gallagher

Editorial Manager:
Kristin Frankiewicz



Exhibits Sales Sr. Manager:
Kris King

Grants Development Manager:
Kristin Fludder