Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is one of the operational committees of MARAC.

Mission and Goals

The Membership Committee shall work on programs to recruit and retain members, develop membership benefits, prepare a member application, review procedures for the collection of annual dues, oversee the maintenance and distribution of mailing lists, and assist the Secretary on special projects.


The Membership Committee consists of up to nine members. The MARAC Secretary and Administrator automatically serve on the Committee. The MARAC Chair-elect appoints all other members of the committee, and these members shall serve two-year staggered terms and may be reappointed for a second term.

Mentoring Program

The Mentoring Program is organized by a subcommittee of the Membership Committee. For more information about this program, please see this page.


Contact the Membership Committee chair by emailing [email protected].

Members Term Ends
Vicki Russo, Chair Summer 2023
Laura Melbourne Summer 2024
Alexandra F. Schlomer Summer 2023
Pam McClanahan Summer 2023
Liza Zakharova Summer 2022
Kevin Delinger Summer 2023
Jordan Patty Summer 2023
Sarah Ponichtera, MARAC Secretary ex-officio, Summer 2023
Christie Lutz, Mentoring Coordinator Summer 2022
Diane Biunno, Mentoring subcommittee Summer 2022
Sara Predmore, MARAC Administrator ex-officio


Last revised April 2022