Board Directory

Elise Mesedahl : President

Elise Mesedahl

President

Internal Communications Manager - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Elise joined the IABC in 2014 and quickly joined the Board of Directors as the Web Content Director where she managed the re-design of the chapter's website. As President, she looks forward to championing the chapter and helping area communications professionals in their careers as the IABC has helped her in hers. At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a global learning company, Elise focuses on employee communications and employee/executive engagement. Prior to HMH, Elise spent many years at EF Education First working in customer loyalty that allowed her to travel the world. She holds a dual BA in Psychology and Spanish Literature from Cornell University.
EMesedahl@gmail.com
Ashley Allen : Immediate Past President

Ashley Allen

Immediate Past President

Internal Communications Manager - Cimpress
Ashley joined IABC in 2013 and began serving as the Director of Social Media before taking on the role of VP of Communications and now IABC Boston President. She is an Internal Communications Manager for Cimpress. Prior to her role at Cimpress, she was at Liberty Mutual and spent 4.5 years in a leadership development program and corporate communications at BAE Systems Inc. Ashley holds an MA in Business Administration and a BA in Communication from the University of New Hampshire. ABournival@gmail.com
Victoria Dew : Vice President, Finance

Victoria Dew

Vice President, Finance

Corporate Communications Manager - GCP Applied Technologies
Victoria has been a member of the IABC since 2006, and is Past Chair of the Asia-Pacific Region, as well as Past President of the Wellington, New Zealand chapter. She was the VP of Finance in Wellington, and currently serves on the IABC Finance Committee. Victoria has been a Gold Quill Award evaluator since 2013, and also sits on the 2016 Program Advisory Committee for the IABC World Conference in New Orleans. A native Bostonian recently returned to the area, Victoria has worked in a wide range of industries – from accounting to television. She holds a BA from Skidmore College, an MA from King’s College London, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Communications Management from Massey University, Wellington. VictoriaDew@gmail.com
Scott Michel : Vice President, Partners and Sponsorships

Scott Michel

Vice President, Partners and Sponsorships

Global Internal Communications Manager - Staples
Scott joined IABC in 2006 and has served as Event Director and Director of Social Media. He is currently Manager, Global Internal Communications for Staples, where he drives effective communication throughout Staples’ internal channels including the intranet, broadcast, face-to-face, and electronic mediums. Before joining Staples, Scott spent over six years with PAREXEL International, a multinational biopharmaceutical contract research organizationthat provides clinical research and technology products/services. He holds an MA in Management and Organizational Communication from Emerson College and a BA in Sociology from Ithaca College. ScottMichel@hotmail.com
Cindy Hutter : Vice President, Programming

Cindy Hutter

Vice President, Programming

Director of Marketing, Communications and Technology - NICHQ
Cindy Hutter is the Director of Marketing, Communications and Technology at NICHQ. She leads and implements product, brand and content marketing strategies to expand NICHQ's customer base and convert existing customers to deeper levels of engagement. She also develops and executes comprehensive communications plans to proactively disseminate information about each NICHQ initiative to key strategic audiences via multiple communications channels. Cindy’s work has won regional and international awards for marketing communications excellence, and at the start of her career as a journalist, Cindy received multiple writing awards from the New York Press Association. Cindy has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications from George Washington University and an MBA from Dowling College. Cindy.Hutter@gmail.com
Allison Corbett : Director, Social Media

Allison Corbett

Director, Social Media

Internal Communications Professional
allisondhouser@gmail.com
Sheryl Kosakowski : Director, Web Content

Sheryl Kosakowski

Director, Web Content

Sr. Dir. Graduate Admissions - Bay Path University
SKosakowski@baypath.edu
Shailey Motial : Director, Web Analytics

Shailey Motial

Director, Web Analytics

Communications Manager - PAREXEL International
Shailey.Motial@gmail.com
Joyce Elven : Director, Events

Joyce Elven

Director, Events

Internal/Executive/Corporate Communication
JoyceElven@gmail.com