(Top L to R) Region VII Director Claude Rector, Developing Professional Director Eykka Gundlach, Region VIII Director Stephanie Mihane, Region IX Director Terese Abreu
(Third Row L to R) Region IV Director Beth Warning, Region I Director Lisa Hochstein, Ascending Professional Director Elizabeth LeFors, Region II Director Nadine Fydryszewski

(Second Row L to R) Region X Director Kristen Croom, Region V Director Jean Bauer, Region VI Director Kim Von Ahsen, Region III Director Janelle Chiasera
(Front L to R) President-Elect Maddie Josephs, Past President Roslyn McQueen, President Cindy Johnson, Secretary-Treasurer Kyle Riding


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


Past President

Cindy Johnson, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM
St. Cloud, MN

MLS for 38 years/28 in lab management

Senior Director, Laboratory Services


Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)CM
Memphis, TN

30 years MLS/20 years in Laboratory Education

Executive Associate Dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs
Professor of Medical Laboratory Science
University of Tennessee Health Science Center


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

13 years MLS/10 years in Laboratory Education

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 26 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
Independence, KY

MLS for 32 years, ASCLS member since 2001

Assistant Professor – Educator
University of Cincinnati MLS Program

Director Region V

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

MLS for 39 years/25 years in lab management

Laboratory Director
Open Cities Health Center

Director Region VI

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

MLS for 22 years/13 years in management

Client Services Manager, Clinical Laboratory
UnityPoint Health – Des Moines

Director Region VII

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

MLS for 21 years / 11 years in MLT & Phlebotomy Education

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

Director Region VIII

Stephanie Mihane
Denver, CO

MLS for 36 years

Point of Care Coordinator (AACC), &
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

Kristen Croom
Honolulu, HI

MLS for 15 years/Management for 5 years

Director, Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics, 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

Katelyn “Kate” Hadlich
Battle Creek, MI

Medical Laboratory Science Student
Michigan State University