LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 20, 2015) —Yejin Cooke joins AMR Management Services as Director of Government Affairs for the National Association of State Chief Information Officers. Cooke, a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Villanova University School of Law, bring a solid background of public sector association expertise to her position with NASCIO.
Doug Robinson, NASCIO's Executive Director, noted that "Yejin's subject matter knowledge and experience with associations representing government entities makes her well-qualified to serve NASCIO and its members. Over the past several years, NASCIO has become a stronger voice for state CIOs and the IT community. We expect Yejin will build on this foundation."
AMR is also happy to have Ann Peshoff, Executive Director for the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council, join AMR and continue in her current role with UPPCC. Adding to the UPPCC staff will be Jennifer Antiporda in the role of Certification Manager. Graduate of the Catholic University of America, Jennifer brings a wealth of knowledge from her role at the Construction Specifications Institute to AMR's newest client.
"AMR prides itself on finding the most qualified, passionate staff to fit our client's unique needs. We were thrilled to welcome Ann to the AMR family as she continues her superior work for UPPCC as well as add Jennifer to the UPPCC staff, which meets a critical need for UPPCC," stated Nick Ruffin, CAE, President and COO of AMR Management Services. "All three of these women are outstanding additions to our professional staff and will serve their clients well."