Board of Directors
January 1 through December 31, 2022

Joseph P. Manfrida, Ph.D.
Laboratory Chief of Laboratory Support Services
Arizona Department of Health Services


Amanda D. Rice, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Employee Health
Arizona State University

Gregory L. Powell, Ph.D.
Animal Biosafety Officer
Arizona State University

Past Presidents

2020, 2021 President
James Spencer, MS, RBP
Biological Safety Officer
University of Arizona

2019 President
Irene Mendoza, MS, RBP
Associate Biosafety Officer
Arizona State University

2018 President
Nicholas Pierce
Technical Trainer and Biosafety Outreach Officer
Arizona Department of Health Services, Bureau of Laboratory Services

2017 President
Shelley Jones, MS, RBP
Director of Biosafety
Environmental Health and Safety
Northern Arizona University

2015 and 2016 President
Sepideh S. Hockley, MBA
Assistant Director
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Midwestern University

2014 President
Kathleen Kennedy, MPH
Manager of Environmental Health and Safety
Translational Genomics Research Institute

2013 President
David Gillum, MS, RBP
Chief of Staff Environmental Health and Safety
Director of Biosafety and Biosecurity
Arizona State University