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
Robert Natt, Alegeus
Gina Gerber, CFC, PayFlex (At-Large)
Anne Richter, AmeriFlex
Ben Morris, UMB Healthcare Services


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