ECFC Board of Directors

Stewards of the association


The ECFC Board of Directors currently consists of 18 members, four of which are elected At-Large. Each Director serves a three-year term. Terms coincide with the Annual Conference which is held in March each year. Officers include, Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Term ending 2019

Jody L. Dietel, ACFCI, CAS, WageWorks, Inc., Chair
Karen F. Frost, CEBS, Aon Hewitt, Governance and Nominating Chair
Jason Ainge, Esq, CFC, Tri-Ad

John R. Hickman, Esq, CFCI, Alston & Bird, LLP

Suzanne Rehr, CFCI, Discovery Benefits Inc., Director-at-Large (At-Large)

John J. Robbins, Jr. DataPath, Inc.

Erin Freiberg, JD, Employee Benefits Corporation (At-Large)


Term ending 2020

Joan Christensen, First Data Corp. Vice Chair

Mark Schmersahl, FCS, BeneFLEX HR Resources – A Paylocity Company

Kim Kaczmarek, Mastercard (At-Large)

Cindy Davis, Esq., Kutak Rock LLP (At-Large)

Charles Zelazny, CFCI, Taxsaver Plan


term ending 2021

Jeremy Miller, FSAStore, Treasurer

Chris Byrd, WEX Health, Secretary
Anne Richter, AmeriFlex
Ben Morris, UMB Healthcare Services

Open Seat, Regular Board

Open Seat, At-Large

Martin Trussell, CFC, ECFC Executive Director
Jan Holt, ECFC General Counsel