Section on Taxation Officers 2019-2020

CHAIR
Marissa Rensen
IRS Office of Chief Counsel

CHAIR-ELECT
Robert Russell
Kostelanetz & Fink 

TREASURER

Josh Savey
Shearman & Sterling
 
SECRETARY 
Roger Mahon
U.S. Tax Court 

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Anne R. Gordon
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 

MEMBERSHIP CO-CHAIRS 
Stefanie Kavanagh
Alston & Bird LLP

Siana Danch
U.S. Tax Court

2020 TAX LAW CONFERENCE CHAIR 
Private Sector:
Jennifer Breen
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Public Sector:
Elizabeth Askey
IRS Office of Chief Counsel

2020 TAX LAW CONFERENCE VICE CHAIRS
Brandon King 
Baker McKenzie 

Carina Federico 
Crowell & Moring LLP

Kristina Novak
IRS Office of Chief Counsel 

Matthew Paeffgen
U.S. Tax Court

WOMEN IN TAX LAW CO-CHAIRS 
Lisandra Ortiz
Miller & Chevalier

Sophia Siddiqui
U.S. Department of Justice
 
Teresa Abney
Crowell & Moring LLP

Lauren Hume
U.S. Department of Justice

2020 INSURANCE TAX SEMINAR CHAIRS
Private Sector Chairs:

Jean Baxley
Deloitte Tax LLP

Surjya Mitra
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

Public Sector Chair:
Alexis A. MacIvor
IRS

2020 INSURANCE TAX SEMINAR VICE CHAIRS
Sarah Sheldon
Metlife

Stephen Baker
Symetra

PUBLICATION EDITORS
Laura Pisarello
U.S. Tax Court

Kandyce Korotky
Covington & Burling LLP

John Charin
RSM

YOUNG TAX LAWYER CO-CHAIRS
Elizabeth Kanyer 
U.S. Department of Justice

Brooke Hrouda
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC

CHAIR, BEYOND THE BELTWAY 
Starling Marshall
Covington & Burling LLP

Alan Williams
IRS Office of Chief Counsel

DIGITAL MEDIA CHAIR
Jacob Puhl
Facebook 

TAX LAW CONFERENCE WRITING COMPETITION CO-CHAIRS 
Prasanthi Paritala
U.S. Tax Court

Andrew Moore
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC   

FBA TAX ATLANTA CHAIRS
Charles E. Hodges, II
Jones Day

Rebecca Stork
Eversheds Sutherland

FBA TAX BAY AREA CHAIR
Alex Kugelman
Law Office of Alexander H. Kugelman

FBA TAX BOSTON CHAIR
Nicole Provo
U.S. Army JAG

FBA TAX CHICAGO CHAIRS
Maria Critelli
Mayer Brown 

Jason Anderson
Grant Thorton LLP

Lauren May
IRS Office of Chief Counsel

Cameron Reilly
Baker McKenzie

FBA TAX DALLAS CHAIRS
Josh Prywes
Greenberg Traurig LLP

Jeff Glassman
Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, LLP

FBA TAX DENVER CHAIR
Sabrina Strand
Law Offices of Joseph H. Thibodeau, P.C.

FBA TAX MIAMI CHAIR 
Scott A. Knott
The Ferraro Law Firm

FBA TAX NEW YORK CHAIRS
Derek Berry
Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP

Michael Sardar 
Kostelanetz & Fink LLP  

David Lappin
U.S. Tax Court 

FBA TAX PHILADELPHIA CHAIRS
Matthew Lee
Fox Rothschild LLP

Kevin Johnson
Baker & Hostetler

FBA TAX ST. LOUIS CHAIR
Mark C. Milton
Law Offices of Mark Milton

FBA TAX SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAIR
Catherine Karayan Wilbur
Rodriguez, Horii, Choi & Cafferata LLP 

TAX PRACTICE & PROCEDURE MONTHLY ROUNDTABLE CO-CHAIRS
John Pontius
Pontius Tax Law

Daniel Strickland
Eversheds Sutherland

CAREERS IN TAX LAW PANEL
Daren Gottlieb
KPMG

Nikki Stenchever
U.S. Tax Court

COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Maria Castillo-Valle
U.S. Tax Court

Jack Stringfield
Grant Thornton LLP

QUARTERLY PANELS/WEBINARS/CLE COORDINATORS
Drew Cummings
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

David Berke
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Nick Metcalf
Law Office of Nicholas R. Metcalf

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION CHAIRS
Lisandra Ortiz
Miller & Chevalier

Jorge Oben
IRS Office of Chief Counsel
       

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