ECFC Board of Directors



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.

Executive Committee

Jody L. Dietel, ACFCI, CAS, HealthEquity, Chair (2022)

Joan Christensen, Fiserv, Vice Chair (2023)

Karen F. Frost, CEBS, Alight Solutions, Secretary (2022)

Ryan McArton, Esq., Further, Treasurer (2022)

Chris Byrd, WEX Health (2021)


Board of directors

term ending 2021

Jeremy Miller, FSAStore

William (Bill) Stuart, Benefit Strategies

Melody Peterson, Alegeus

Phillip Mason, UMB

Chris Erickson, Benefit Extras, Inc. (At-Large)


Term ending 2022

Jim Meduna, Visa (At-Large)

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

John J. Robbins, Jr. DataPath, Inc.

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



Kim Kaczmarek, CFCI, MasterCard (At-Large)

Becky Seefeldt, Benefit Resource, Inc. (At-Large)

Charles Zelazny, CFCI, Taxsaver Plan

Thad Inge, Paychecx


Christa Day, CAE, ECFC Executive Director
Jan Holt, ECFC General Counsel

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