SIOP Administrative Office
440 E Poe Rd, Ste 101
Bowling Green, OH 43402
or e-mail: SIOP@siop.org
Administrative Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.
Tracy L Vanneman, Interim Executive Director
Tracy L. Vanneman, CAE, has worked in the association and nonprofit management industry for 15 years, with experience in sponsorship and exhibits, relationship management, meeting planning, governance, membership, and volunteers. She has consulted with associations and nonprofits and is an active author and presenter in the association industry, having obtained her Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential in 2018. Tracy is passionate about pursuing SIOP’s mission and building collaborative relationships between member-volunteers, the Administrative Office staff, and other SIOP stakeholders.
Tracy returns to SIOP as Interim Executive Director after a brief time away serving as the Partnership Sales Manager for the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE). She had worked for SIOP from 2008-2018, most recently in the role of Senior Manager – Business Development. Through Tracy’s efforts in sponsorship development, SIOP was honored as the recipient of the 2018 American Society of Association Executives Gold Circle Award in the category of Sponsorship/Exhibits/Advertising Campaign.
Tracy enjoys traveling with her family (northern Michigan and Disney World are favorite destinations), biking, golfing, and consuming some combination of coffee, wine, and dark chocolate. She is a proud SIOP Foundation donor, a member and foundation donor of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and Ohio Society of Association Executives (OSAE), an active mentor in the 501c/Association Mentoring Network (AMN), and has served on the Board of Directors of the Montessori School of Bowling Green. She lives with her husband, Jake (a high school teacher), and their four children Lila (11), Nora (7), and twins, Cole & Cori (4), in Bowling Green, Ohio.
You can find Tracy on LinkedIn here or email Tracy here.
Linda Lentz, Sr. Director, Administrative Services
Linda Lentz serves the Society as the Senior Director of Administrative Services. Linda plays an integral role in guiding the administrative affairs of SIOP by working closely with Society Leaders. From developing the annual budget with the Financial Officer and Portfolio Officers, providing support for the Awards and Fellows Chairs, and serving as the liaison for the SIOP Foundation Board, Linda can be counted on to offer first class service. She holds a BBA in finance from the University of Toledo. Linda enjoys genealogy, golf, and spending time with her husband Bob and children Nick and Miranda.
Find Linda on LinkedIn here or email her here.
Jenny Baker, Sr. Manager, Publications and Communications
Senior Publications and Communications Manager Jenny Baker prepares the conference program, and many other print and web materials. She also handles much of the conference logistics: designing and ordering t-shirts, designing the conference bag art, preparing printed materials and signage, and shipping all materials to the conference site, as well as preparing artwork as needed. She holds a bachelor’s in Scientific and Technical Communication from Bowling Green State University. Jen and her husband Duane live outside BG in the country with their two dogs, assorted cats, two donkeys, and a goat. Jen enjoys gardening, baking, attending concerts, shopping, camping and traveling, and reading.
Email Jenny here.
Scott Case, IT Business Systems Analyst
Scott is the IT Business Systems Analyst. His responsibilities include configuration, use and troubleshooting of the NOAH association management software system. He also works closely with project owners to understand document business process and project requirements and offer solution options. He also provides support to assist users with installs, updates, and training on current/new application systems. This also includes the creation of documentation for all SIOP members. Prior to SIOP he spent over 20 years in higher education.
Email Michelle here.
Michelle Zavaleta, Member Relations Specialist
Michelle Zavaleta serves as SIOP’s Member Relations Specialist. Her primary role with SIOP is membership – processing membership applications and renewals, as well as answering phone calls and emails. She also assists with Annual Conference, Leading Edge Consortium, and Board meeting preparations. Michelle has a BA in Communication from Bowling Green State University. During her time at BGSU, she interned with the Ohio Department of Transportation, District Two, in the Real Estate and Public Information Offices. In her free time, Michelle enjoys history, antiques, cooking, baking, and watching documentaries.
Email Michelle here.
Larry Nader, IT Manager
Larry Nader is the IT Manager at SIOP. His responsibilities include database, network, computer, and software management, and helpdesk for SIOP members. He has been with SIOP since 1998. Prior to SIOP he owned and operated a radio station in California for 5 years and a printing/graphic design business for 10 years. He spent 2 years as a technical writer for the Microwave Instruments Division (MID) of Hewlett Packard (now called Keysight Technologies). He has a BA in Communications from the College of Wooster. He attained an FFC general operator’s license to be a radio station Chief Engineer. He has over 30 years of experience with computer technology.
Email Larry here.
Matthew Haynes, Web Content Manager
As our Web Content Manager at SIOP Matthew is responsible for the 0's and 1's of our online presence. Before working at SIOP, Matthew worked as an Online Communications Expert, Web Developer, Graphic Artist and Social Media Manager with Dana Incorporated. Matthew has a bachelor’s in visual communication technology from Bowling Green State University and when he isn't working on the web he's teaching historical fencing with the Toledo Historical Swordsmanship Society.
Email Matt here.
Madeline Remley, Communications Specialist
Madeline serves as SIOP’s newest Communication Specialist. A native of Toledo, Madeline has a BA, with honors, in Communication from the University of Toledo. During her time at UT, she was involved in organizations such as F.R.O.G. and PRSSA, and served as a representative on the Student Residency Life Committee. Madeline is also an alumna to the Beta Nu Chapter of Kappa Delta Sorority. During her 4-year membership, she held leadership roles including vice president of Membership, secretary, Ritual leader, and Standards Board member. Prior to SIOP, Madeline worked in downtown Toledo at Grumpy’s Deli for 4 years. While earning her degree, she helped the restaurant to create platforms on various social media channels and served as their head hostess. Madeline is excited to begin her journey at SIOP as she takes on the responsibilities in the Communication department.
Email Madeline here.
Susan K. Rogers, Business Development Manager
Susan Kesling Rogers, CAE, is Business Development Manager at SIOP. She is responsible for the partner program (exhibits, sponsorships, advertising), I-O Job Network, membership and oversight of continuing education offerings. Susan is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and is accredited by the International Association of Business Communicators and the Public Relations Society of America. Prior to SIOP, she worked in marketing and membership at the Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP). She also worked in marketing communications for Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Susan is married to Rick Rogers, PhD, an historian who teaches at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI. She enjoys travel, museums, historical sites, jigsaw puzzles, reading fiction and autobiographies as well as watching CNN and PBS.
Email Susan here.
Barbara Ruland, Manager Marketing and Communications
Barbara leads the creation of outward facing communications, video production, and strategic campaigns supporting SIOP’s brand. She collaborates with various volunteer committee and staff members on content initiatives and event marketing. A native of New Mexico, Barbara is a Masters Candidate in the Integrated Marketing Communications Program at Northwestern University’s Medill School and has a BS, with honors, in Radio and Television from San Diego State University. She worked for over twenty years in television broadcasting and corporate video in San Diego, winning awards for her writing, producing and editing work, before moving to Bowling Green, Ohio with her husband Jeff Betts. Barbara joined SIOP in 2016 after 8 years as the Executive Director of the Downtown Bowling Green Special Improvement District. She currently volunteers on the Wood County, Ohio Planning Commission.
Email Barbara here or find her on LinkedIn.
Jayne Tegge, Sr. Member Services Specialist
The friendly voice answering the phone in the SIOP office may be Jayne Tegge, who is SIOP's Senior Member Services Specialist. Prior to SIOP, she spent eight years as a librarian, and has also worked at a variety of sales and customer service positions, and even owned a book business at one time. Her responsibilities at SIOP include membership recruitment and retention strategy and implementation, as well as managing volunteer operations. Jayne graduated from the University of Dayton with a BA in Communications. She and her husband, Tim Tegge, have one daughter, Julia, a recent college graduate. Jayne is an avid cook, cookbook collector, food preserver and all things “foodie.” She has a huge garden, and squeezes in as much reading as possible at all times, and occasionally serves as a roadie for Tim, who is a part-time singer/songwriter.
Email Jayne here
Mariah Clawson, Communications Intern
Retweets, mentions, and hashtags fill a normal day at SIOP for Communications Assistant Mariah Clawson. Mariah received her bachelor’s in Broadcast Journalism from BGSU. Mariah works closely with social networks, making graphics, editing video, drafting posts, and following the conversation I-O psychology starts on social media. Mariah is now working toward her Master of Arts in Theatre and Performance, specializing in Scenic Design. Coming this fall, Mariah will host WBGU’s ‘The 419,’ a talk show featuring those making impacts in their Northwest Ohio communities. Mariah’s interests include everything Disney, cuddling with her cat, Lulu, painting, and a grande iced coffee with almond milk from Starbucks.
India Worthy, Accounting Intern
As our Accounting Intern, India handles daily cash matters including accounts payables, accounts receivables, and QuickBook entries. She works closely with the SIOP Foundation’s Visionary Circle Project. India is a Senior Accounting student at Bowling Green State University. She is very involved on BGSU’s campus. India is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, BGSU’s Honors College, and Residence Life’s SMART Program. We are delighted that India received a summer internship with one of the Big 4 CPA firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in their Assurance department. We look forward to her return to her internship at SIOP in late August. In her free time, India enjoys binge watching shows on Netflix, trying new ice cream flavors, and playing with new her puppy Bruno.
Find India on LinkedIn here or email her here.
Conner Erdody, Graphic Design & Web Content Intern
Within SIOP, Conner has taken up responsibilities in Graphic Design and Web Content alike. The different projects he has been involved with include redesigning the 2017-2018 Annual Report, new and existing member brochures and has been here to aid in editing content for our website. He has continually worked closely with the communications team throughout his time here at SIOP. Conner is a Senior Visual Communication Technology student at Bowling Green State University. When not at SIOP, Conner appreciates being able to have an eventful day in various nature settings, attending a diverse selection of concerts, and traveling with family and friends wherever possible; he believes experience does for the soul what knowledge does for the mind.
Find Conner on LinkedIn or email him here.