AAE Headquarters Staff

If you have questions about a particular topic, please contact the appropriate department below by clicking on their name to send an email or dialing their extension.

American Association of Endodontists

211 E. Chicago Ave., Suite 1100
Chicago, IL 60611-2691
Phone: 800-872-3636 (U.S., Canada, Mexico) or 312-266-7255
Fax: 866-451-9020 (U.S., Canada, Mexico) or 312-266-9867
Email: info@aae.org
Facebook: facebook.com/endodontists
Twitter: @SavingYourTeeth
YouTube: youtube.com/rootcanalspecialists

Executive Office

Leadership, governance, and sponsorship and advertising opportunities.

Kenneth J. Widelka, CAE, CPA
Executive Director
Ext. 3003

Trina Andresen Coe, MS
Deputy Executive Director
Ext. 3030

Paul Young, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Human Resources Manager
Ext. 3042

Marianne Niles
Corporate Relations Manager
Ext. 3022

Katherine Rouse
Executive Coordinator
Ext. 3005

Cassandra Curtis
Ext. 3001

Professional Affairs

Advocacy, insurance and coding issues, Career Center and CE Registry.

Helen Jameson, JD
Assistant Executive Director for Professional Affairs
Ext. 3048

Brenda Stewart
Professional Affairs Coordinator
Ext. 3049

Marketing and Communications

Products, publications, website content, patient questions, media relations, logo usage and historical information.

Kim FitzSimmons
Assistant Executive Director for Marketing and Communications
Ext. 3014

Jennifer Gibson
Integrated Marketing Communications Manager
Ext. 3010

Natalie Hughes
Integrated Marketing Specialist
Ext. 3039

Elisabeth Lisican
Integrated Communications Specialist
Ext. 3021

Integrated Marketing Specialist

Meeting Services

Meeting registration, travel and accommodations.

Tanya Kinsman
Assistant Executive Director for Meeting Services
Ext. 3009

Danielle Rejowski
Meeting Services Coordinator
Ext. 3006

Justine Radies
Meeting Services Manager
Ext. 3026

Deb Brisson, CEM, CMP
Exhibits and Sponsorship Manager
Ext. 3004


Membership benefits, applications, renewals, affiliates, JOE subscriptions, dues, student awards and address changes.

Kelly McNamara
Membership Director
Ext. 3012

Heather Niziolek
Membership Coordinator
Ext. 3020

Business and Finance

Accounting and budgeting.

Rebecca Perry, M.B.A., CPA, CAE
Chief Financial Officer
Ext. 3002

Sadira Jones
Junior Accountant
Ext. 3028

Jane Boateng
Senior Accountant
Ext. 3011

Peter Lee
Ext. 3067

Information Technology

Technical support.

Nero Lawrence
Director for Information Technology
Ext. 3019

Kirk Sturgulewski
Online Services Specialist
Ext. 3015

Infrastructure Support Administrator

Business Analyst


Continuing education, educational affairs, CODA, educator workshops and online learning.

Beverly Albert
Assistant Executive Director for Education
Ext. 3027

Nikki Rousseaux
Education Coordinator
Ext. 3034

Foundation for Endodontics

Grants, research, education, outreach, development, fundraising and donations.

Aly Hall, CFRE
Development Director
Ext. 3008

Allison Houle
Development Manager
Ext. 3034

Nora Carpenter
Development Coordinator
ext. 3068