Governing Board

CCDG President
James DeFrancesco, Ph.D. (July 2020-March 2023)

Professor, Loyola University Chicago
President-elect
Stephanie Collins (March 2022-March 2023)
Research Scientist, Vantage Specialty Chemicals
Secretary
Sara Plowman (July 2020-March 2023)

MD Scientist II, Now Foods
Secretary-elect
Olivia Cavazos (March 2022-March 2023)
Forensic Analytical Chemist II, United States Drug Testing Laboratories
Treasurer
Robin Sutka, PhD (July 2019-March 2023)

Sales Representative-Chromatography, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Past President
Amy Racines (July 2020-June 2022)
Positive Certifying Scientist, United States Drug Testing Laboratories
Awards Chair
Sara Plowman (March 2022-March 2025)
MD Scientist II, Now Foods
Communication Chairs
Olivia Cavazos (July 2020-March 2023)

Mary J. Richey-Jones (July 2018-June 2024)

Forensic Analytical Chemist II, United States Drug Testing Laboratories

Mass Spectrometry Manager, United States Drug Testing Laboratories

GC School ChairsVacant
LC School Chairs
Rich DeMuro (July 2019-March 2024)
Principal Technical Support Specialist, Waters Corporation
Membership Chairs
Natasha Banke, Ph.D. (March 2022- March 2025)
R&D, INX International Ink Co.
Programs Chair

Kristen Sulaiman (July 2019-March 2023)

Chemist III, Abbvie
Sponsorship Chair
Joseph Jones, Ph.D. (July 2019-March 2024)
COO, United States Drug Testing Laboratories