SCDA Executive Office Staff 


Jodi Metzgar
SCDA Executive Director

-Leadership Communication and Development
-Organizational Development
-Public Relations

@: [email protected]

 Lora Finucane

Meeting Planner

-Events and Meeting Planning
-Manage Event Budgeting

@: [email protected]

Robert O. Patterson, JD
CEO of The Center for Association Resources
(Management firm for SCDA)

-Oversees SCDA Relationship w/The Center

@: [email protected]




Victoria Ruiz
Program Administrator 

-Social Media and Membership Communications
-Implementation of New Programs
-Newsletters, Publications and Website
-Meetings and Event Marketing
-Student Chapter Management

@: [email protected]

Tiara Norris
Executive Assistant & Member Services

-Membership Inquiries & Payments
-Diplomate & Fellowship Applications
-Executive Director Meeting Management

@: [email protected]

Valerie Powley
Program Manager

-ROA Program
-Fellowship Program
-Diplomate Program 
-General Annual Meeting
@: [email protected]

Debbie Palka
Membership Assistant

-Membership Inquiries & Payments
-General Program Questions

@: [email protected]


Dennis O'Connor
SCDA Accounting Manager

-Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
-Financial Reporting to SCDA Leadership

@: [email protected]