International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies



Rick Koepke, Executive Director

Contact Rick for information about leadership, public policy and global initiatives, organizational excellence and financial management.

Krista Baran, Administrative Director

Contact Krista for information on the Board of Directors, Membership Committee, Diversity Committee, Volunteer Opportunities, Nominations Committee, Data Committee and leadership activities.


Michael Hagedorn, Program Director

Contact Michael for information about Annual Meeting support opportunities, abstract management, speaker support, student poster awards, awards, student section, research grants, special interest groups and global meetings.


Marti Buckely, Member Services Specialist

Contact ISTSS with questions regarding member benefits, membership status, membership processing, career center, publications, receipts, member website login information, annual meeting and distance education registrations and payments.

Eric Bailey, Marketing and Communications Manager

Contact Eric with questions about public relations, communications, website initiatives or social media. Eric facilitates media requests for information or interviews with leadership.


Donald Rolfe, Manager Editor

Contact Donald with questions about the eNewsletter, Traumatic StressPoints.

Amy Metzgar, Conference Coordinator

Contact Amy for information about Annual Meeting exhibitor and sponsorship information.


Kismet Saglam, Education Manager 

Contact Kismet for information on online education: webinars, learning collaborative, continuing education credits and the Advance Training Certificate Program.