ASCLS Board of Directors 2021-2022

(Back Row L to R) Ascending Professional Director Jessica Lawless, Region VIII Director Stephanie Mihane, Secretary/Treasurer Kyle Riding, President Hassan Aziz, Past President Maddie Josephs, President Elect Kim Von Ahsen, Region IX Director Constance Stager, Region X Director Kristen Croom
(Front Row L to R) Region I Director Lisa Hochstein, Region II Director Stacey Robinson, Region III Director Angela Darby, Region IV Director Beth Warning, Region V Director Jean Bauer, Region VI Director Lindsey Davenport Landry, Region VII Director Claude Rector



Maddie Josephs
Rumford, RI

MLS for 37 years/28 in MLT education

Associate Professor/Director of CLT and HT Programs, Community College of Rhode Island



Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)CM
Corpus Christie, TX

30 years MLS/20 years in Laboratory Education

Professor and Dean
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi


Kimberly “Kim” Von Ahsen, MHA, MLS(ASCP), SLS (ASCP)CM

Des Moines, IA

MLS for 23 years/14 years in management

Client Services Manager, Clinical Laboratory

UnityPoint Health – Des Moines



Kyle Riding, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM
Celebration, FL

Medical Laboratory Professional 16 years

Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Central Florida


Director Region I

Lisa Hochstein, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Bayside, NY

MLS for 50 years/13 in Laboratory Education

Associate Professor/Program Director
Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program
St. John’s University


Director Region II

Stacey Robinson, MS, MLS(ASCP)SH, SCYM
Bethesda, MD

MLS/MLT for 27 years, ASCLS member since 1999

Supervisor, Clinical Microscopy
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Director Region III

Angela Darby, MPH, MLS(ASCP)CM
Memphis, TN

MLS for 16 Years

Coagulation Technical Specialist
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


Director Region IV

Elizabeth “Beth” Warning, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM, AHI(AMT)
Independence, KY

MLS for 34 years, ASCLS member since 2001

Associate Professor – Educator
Campus-based Program Director
University of Cincinnati MLS Program

Director Region V

Jean Bauer, MLS (ASCP)CM
North Oaks, MN

MLS for 40 years/26 years in lab management

Laboratory Director
Open Cities Health Center


Director Region VI

Lindsey Davenport-Landry, DCLS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Iowa City, IA

MLS for 15 years

Chief Medical Technologist/Laboratory Manager
Iowa City VA Health Care System

Adjunct Professor, Kirkwood Community College MLT Program
Coralville, Iowa


Director Region VII

Claude Rector, MA, MLS(ASCP)CM
Jonesboro, AR

MLS for 23 years / 13 years in MLS, MLT & Phlebotomy Education

Assistant Professor, Medical Microbiology / Clinical Immunology & Serology
Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Arkansas State University


Director Region VIII

Stephanie Mihane, MLS(ASCP)CM
Denver, CO

38 Years as MLS, 15 Years as Point of Care Coordinator


Previously: UFCW Local 7 Union Steward
Kaiser Permanente – Colorado


Director Region IX

Constance Stager, MBA, MLS(ASCP)
Sitka, AK

22 years MLS/13 years in laboratory management

Director of Laboratory Services
SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium


Director Region X

Honolulu, HI

MLS for 15 years/Management for 7 years

Director, Laboratory, Pathology and Molecular Services, Queen’s Medical Center


Ascending Professional Director

Jessica Lawless, MLS(ASCP)CM
Boise, ID

MLS for 4 years

Generalist MLS at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center


Developing Professional Director

Rachael Nassimbwa
East Lansing, MI

Medical Laboratory Science Student
Michigan State University