ACCA Staff

ACCA Executive Staff


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Barton James
President & CEO

  • Association Management 
  • Federal Legislation & Regulation 
  • Lobbyist 

703-824-8858 

Hilary Atkins
General Counsel & Senior Vice President for Administration

  • Legal Tools 
  • HR Tools 
  • Contracts 
  • Trademarks 
  • Consumer Complaints 

703-824-8855 

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Executive Assistant to the President and CEO


703-824-8858 

Finance 


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Samuel Awotwi
Director of Finance 

  • Controller 
  • Budget 
  • Reports 
  • Payment Processing 
  • Annual Audit

703-824-8857

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Deborah Sutherland
Manager of Accounting

  • Accounts Receivable 
  • Payment Processing 
  • Payroll Processing 
  • Annual Audit 

 

 

703-824-8848

    Public Policy and Industry Relations 


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    Todd Washam
    Vice President, Public Policy 
    & Industry Relations 

    • Federal & State Government Relations 
    • Corporate Partners  
    • State Energy Officials 
    • Public Utility Commissioners 
    • Spokesperson 
    • MIX Groups 

    703-824-8864

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    Melissa Broadus
    Director of Member Communications & Committee Liaison 

    • Blog Editor  
    • ACCA Now Magazine 
    • Newsletters 
    • ACCA Award Programs 
    • Member Communications 

     

    703-824-8842

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    Deb Weiner 
    Manager of Communications

    • Social Media 
    • Newsletters 
    • Press Releases

    703-824-8862

    AlyxSimon5x7.jpg Alyx Simon

    Government Affairs Representative  

    • Federal Legislation & Regulation 
    • ACCA PAC 

    703-824-8863

    Membership and Business Operations 


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    Sean Robertson
    Vice President of Membership & Business Operations
     

    • Membership
    • Member Services 
    • Product Development
    • Events 
    • Contractor Accreditation

    703-824-8846

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    Matt Grizzard
    Director Membership and Advocacy

    • Membership
    • Member Services  

    703-824-88454

    Events & Benchmarking

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    Kimya Bailey Cajchun  
    Director of Events and Benchmarking 

    • Events & conferences 
    • Industry Insights 
    • Regional Membership Manager

    703-824-8845

    Technical Services 

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    Director of Technical Services 

    • Technical Product Development
    • Technical Spokesperson
    • Technical Education Oversight
    • QA Contractor Accreditation
    • ANSI Standards Support 
     

    703-824-8847

    Avatar_images.png Matt Akins

    Manager of HVACR Education

    • Technical Education Development
    • HVACR Training Delivery
    • Responses to Technical Questions
    • Standards and Manuals Review

    703-824-8867

    DavidBixby5x7.jpg David C. Bixby
    ACCA Manager of Codes

    • Monitor Codes Development
    • Interact with Code Development Organizations
    • Responses to Code Questions
    • Codes Committee Secretary
    • Supports Development of ACCA Standards


    703-575-4477

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    Danny Halel
    Manager of Standards
     

    • Standards Task Team Secretariat
    • ANSI Standards Management
    • Commercial Refrigeration Expert
    • Supports Development of ACCA Standards
    703-824-8868
    SeanTolbert5x7.jpg Sean Tolbert

    Product Support Specialist 

    • Quality Assured Accreditation Processing
    • QA Directory Maintenance
    • Addresses all Contractor Accreditation Questions
    • EPA Section 608 Testing Project Manager
    703-824-8877 

    Technology

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    Craig Gotthardt  
    Director of Information Systems 

    • Online Training Registration 
    • IT Systems 
    • IT Security 
    • YouTube & Flickr 
    • Q-tech Support 
    703-824-8844 

    Marketing & Products

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    Christine Gibson
    Director 
    of Marketing 

    • Product & Event Marketing 
    • Marketing & Logistics Contract Support 
    • Business & Technical Training
    • Website 
    • Online Training
    • Section 608 Testing Program Oversight
    703-824-8852
    JohnSpencer5x7.jpg John Spencer
    ACCA Services Assistant 
     
    • ACCA Products 
    • Membership 
    • Events 
    • Online Training 

    703-575-4477 

     

    YettaGardner5x7.jpg Yetta Gardner 
    ACCA Services Assistant 
     
    • ACCA Products 
    • Membership 
    • Events 
    • Online Training 

    703-575-4477 

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    ACCA Services Assistant 
     
    • ACCA Products 
    • Membership 
    • Events 
    • Online Training 

    703-575-4477 

     

    Avatar_images.png Niya Cook 
    ACCA Services Assistant 
     
    • ACCA Products 
    • Membership 
    • Events 
    • Online Training 
    703-575-4477