Meet SMANA’s Officers and Board of Directors

SMANA’s officers and board of directors work to provide you with opportunities to grow as a behavior change agent. See full bios here.


These officers serve a 1-year term from January to December. Read our board officer job descriptions.

    • President: Sandra Paredes, Westat, U.S.
    • Vice-President: Brian Biroscak, Community Health Center, U.S.
    • Secretary: Anthony Panzera, Svelo Advisors LLC, U.S.
    • Treasurer: Kelley Dennings, Center for Biological Diversity, U.S.

Board of Directors Per Geography Represented


  • Jay Kassirer with Cullbridge Marketing and Communications
  • Vacant

Central America/Caribbean

  • Vacant


United States


Do you have what it takes to be on the SMANA board of directors? Read our Board Member Expectations and Responsibilities Policy here. Consider nominating yourself for an open position here.  Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis, as needed.

Read our board recruitment policy here. All board members must complete a conflict of interest policy.