SAME Staff

SAME National Office

1420 King Street, Suite 100 | Alexandria, VA 22314 | Telephone Number: (703) 549-3800

Membership Inquires | Event Registration | Exhibitor Information | Speaker Information 

Payment Remittance Address

Society of American Military Engineers
PO BOX 360795
Pittsburgh, PA 15251-6795

National Office Staff, August 2023

The SAME National Office is located in Alexandria, Va., on the first floor of the Washington Engineering Center (1420 King Street, Suite 100), which is owned and operated by the National Society of Professional Engineers, and also home to several other engineering and STEM-related organizations.

Contact information for SAME staff members is shown within each department below, along with National Office executive leadership. The National Office staff supports the SAME Foundation as well, so they may also field inquiries related to the SAME Foundation.

National Office Leadership

Maj. Gen. Mike Wehr
P.E, USA (Ret.)

Executive Director

703 549 3800 ext.110

Ann McLeod
CEM, CAE

Director
Meetings, Membership & Business Development

703 549 3800 ext.150

Rob Biedermann

Director
Industry-Government Engagement & Programs

703-549-3800 ext. 162

Stephen Karl

Director
Communications & Marketing

703-549-3800 ext. 141

Natasha Rocheleau

Associate Director
Operations

703-549-3800 ext. 123

Communications & Marketing

Stephen Karl

Director of Communication & Marketing

703 549 3800 ext. 141

Justin Collins

Web Manager

703 549 3800 ext. 143

David Cathey

Communications Coordinator

703 549 3800 ext. 140

Daniel Wheatley

Editor and Communications Senior Manager

703 549 3800 ext. 145

Frankie Hamme

Senior Marketing Manager

703 549 3800 ext. 178

Heather McKean, PAI

Advertising Representative

202 525 6304

Jada Matthews

Graphic Designer

703 549 3800 ext. 142

Seth Ivey

Marketing Specialist

703 549 3800 ext. 193

Meetings & Membership

Ann McLeod
CEM, CAE

Director of Meetings, Membership & Business Development

703 549 3800 ext.150

Kennedy Gillie

Exhibit & Sponsorship Coordinator

703 549 3800 ext. 133


Lai Nguyen

Post Operations Coordinator

703-549-3800 ext. 122

Alicia Perez Arrieta
CMP, DES

Associate Director of Meetings

703 549 3800 ext. 132

Jacqueline Barrett

Registration & Customer
Support Manager

703 549 3800 ext. 191

Jill Murphy

Associate Director of Membership & Post Operations

703 549 3800 ext. 120

Katja Watts

Membership Specialist

703 549 3800 ext. 131

Operations & Support

Natasha Rocheleau

Associate Director
Operations

703-549-3800 ext. 123

Beatriz Cook

Senior Staff Accountant

703-549-3800 ext. 177

Otis Carter

Logistics & Administrative Specialist

703-549-3800 ext. 114

Linda Peterson

Accounting Clerk

703-549-3800 ext. 103

Taha Seid

Controller

703-549-3800 ext. 101

Lora Lebedco

Database Assistant

703-549-3800 ext. 102

Programs, Governance & Strategic Initiatives

Rob Biedermann

Director, Industry-Government Engagement & Programs

703 549 3800 ext. 162

Kathy Off
PMP

Strategic and Stakeholder Relations

703 549 3800 ext. 153

Belle Febbraro

Associate Director, Education

703 549 3800 ext. 171

Jeannine Finton

Program Manager,
Human Capital COIs

703 549 3800 ext. 130

Carl Locus

Program Manager, Communities of Interest

703 549 3800 ext. 178

Karen Offringa

Education Coordinator

703 549 3800 ext. 121

National Office lobby

Our standing priorities at the National Office are, foremost, to serve our Regions, Posts, and members, and to support the SAME strategic plan and to strengthen our brand. We serve “up” and “out” to make a difference!

Brig. Gen. Joseph Schroedel, P.E., F.SAME, USA (Ret.), SAME Executive Director | 2014-2023