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

180 N. Stetson Ave., Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60601
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
Instagram: @savingyourteeth



Executive Office

Leadership, governance, and sponsorship and advertising opportunities.

Kenneth J. Widelka, CAE, FACHE, CPA
Executive Director
312-872-0454

Trina Andresen Coe, MS
Deputy Executive Director
312-872-0448

Paul Young, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Human Resources Manager
312-872-0473

Marianne L. Niles
Corporate Relations Manager
312-872-0471

Katherine Rouse
Executive Office Manager
312-872-0472

Susan Marquise
Executive Coordinator
312-872-0475

Marketing and Communications

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


Kim A. FitzSimmons, MBA
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
312-872-0458


Natalie Hughes
Integrated Marketing Specialist
312-872-0459


Elisabeth Lisican
Integrated Communications Specialist
312-872-0460

Alyssa McHugh

Alyssa McHugh
Integrated Marketing Specialist
312-872-0461

Michael Dobrow
Michael Dobrow
Integrated Communications Specialist
312-872-0462

Meeting Services

Meeting registration, travel and accommodations.


Tanya Kinsman, CMP
Assistant Executive Director for Meeting Services
312-872-0463


Justine L. Radies, CMP
Meeting Services Manager
312-872-0464


Deb Brisson, CEM, CMP
Exhibits and Sponsorship Manager
312-872-0466


Nikki Hoffman
Continuing Education Manager
312-872-0467


Danielle L. Rejowski
Meeting Services Coordinator
312-872-0465

Member Services

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


Kelly McNamara
Assistant Executive Director for Member Services
312-872-0453


Heather Niziolek
Member Services Coordinator
312-872-0446

Cassandra Curtis
Office Coordinator
312-872-0450

Business and Finance

Accounting and budgeting.


Rebecca Perry, CPA, CAE
Chief Financial Officer
312-872-0449


Sadira Jones
Junior Accountant
312-872-0456


Jane Boateng
Accounting Manager
312-872-0455


Peter Lee
Accountant
312-872-0457

Information Technology

Technical support.


Nero Lawrence
Director for Information Technology
312-872-0445

Andrea Bass-Allen
Andrea Bass-Allen
Business Systems Analyst
312-872-0451


Kirk Sturgulewski
Online Services Specialist
312-872-0452

Advocacy and Professional Relations

Pre- and post-doctoral education, specialty recognition, governmental and regulatory affairs, practice affairs and dental benefits.

Srini Varadarajan
Srini Varadarajan, J.D.
Assistant Executive Director for Advocacy and Professional Relations
312-872-0474

Foundation for Endodontics

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


Aly Hall, CFRE
Assistant Executive Director for the Foundation for Endodontics
312-872-0468


Ruby C. Schucker
Major & Planned Gifts Manager
312-872-0484


Allison Houle
Program Manager
312-872-0469


Nora Carpenter
Development Coordinator
312-872-0470