Board of Directors 2020-2021


Maddie Josephs
Rumford, RI

MLS for 37 years/28 in MLT education

Associate Professor/Director of CLT and HT Programs, Community College of Rhode Island


Past President

Cindy Johnson, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM
St. Cloud, MN

MLS for 38 years/28 in lab management

Senior Director, Laboratory Services


Hassan Aziz, PhD, FACSs, MLS(ASCP)CM
Memphis, TN

30 years MLS/20 years in Laboratory Education 

Executive Associate Dean for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs 
Professor of Medical Laboratory Science 
University of Tennessee Health Science Center


Kyle Riding, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM
Celebration, FL

13 years MLS/10 years in Laboratory Education 

Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Central Florida 


Director Region I

Lisa Hochstein, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Bayside, NY

MLS for 50 years/13 in Laboratory Education
Associate Professor/Program Director
Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program
St. John’s University

Director Region II

Stacey Robinson, MS, MLS(ASCP)SH, SCYM
Bethesda, MD

MLS/MLT for 26 years, ASCLS member since 1999

Supervisor, Clinical Microscopy
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Director Region III

Janelle Chiasera, Ph.D.
Birmingham, AL

MLS for 27 years

Senior Executive Associate Dean and Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Director Region IV

Elizabeth "Beth" Warning, MS, MLS(ASCP)CM
Independence, KY

MLS for 32 years, ASCLS member since 2001

Assistant Professor - Educator
University of Cincinnati MLS Program

Director Region V

Jean Bauer, MLS (ASCP)CM
North Oaks, MN

MLS for 39 years/25 years in lab management

Laboratory Director
Open Cities Health Center

Director Region VI

Kimberly "Kim" Von Ahsen, MHA, MLS(ASCP), SLS (ASCP)CM
Des Moines, IA

MLS for 22 years/13 years in management

Client Services Manager, Clinical Laboratory
UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

Director Region VII

Claude Rector, MA, MLS(ASCP)CM
Jonesboro, AR

MLS for 21 years / 11 years in MLT & Phlebotomy Education

Assistant Professor
Medical Microbiology / Clinical Immunology & Serology
Dept of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Arkansas State University

Director Region VIII

Stephanie Mihane
Denver, CO

MLS for 36 years

Point of Care Coordinator (AACC), &
UFCW Local 7 Union Steward
Kaiser Permanente - Colorado

Director Region IX

Constance Stager

Director Region X

Kristen Croom
Honolulu, HI

MLS for 15 years/Management for 5 years

Director, Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics, Queen's Medical Center

Ascending Professional Director

Maria Rodriguez

Developing Professional Director

Katelyn "Kate" Hadlich
Battle Creek, MI

Medical Laboratory Science Student 
Michigan State University