National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs - Megan Stokes, from government and public relations director to executive director, effective Feb. 1. Stokes has been with NATSAP for nearly three years, and will succeed Cliff Brownstein, who is retiring after eight years. She earned a B.A. in political science at Salisbury University, and is a member of ASAE.
Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening - Vicki Loise, CMP, CAE, to CEO, effective Jan. 1, from association management SVP, Kellen. From 2005 to 2014, she served as the executive director of the Association of University Technology Managers. Earlier she worked at the National PTA for 12 years, most recently as development director. She is a member of ASAE and Association Forum. She is a graduate of Central Michigan University, having earned a bachelor’s degree in interpersonal and public communications.
Southern Gas Association - Bill Cantrell to CEO, effective Jan, 1, succeeding Mike Grubb, who will retire. Cantrell is an industry executive, as was CEO at two SGA member companies. He was SGA chair in 2009. He earned an electrical engineering degree at Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA at the University of Tampa.
Kentucky Coal Association - J. Tyler White to president, effective in January, from district director for Rep. Andy Barr, R. White also led Barr’s recent re-election campaign. He will succeed Bill Bissett, who became president of the Huntington (W.Va.) Chamber.
American Quarter Horse Association - Anna Morrison to chief international officer, effective Jan. 17, from Texas A&M University’s Equine Initiative and department of animal sciences.
Diamond Producers Association - Deborah Marquardt to chief marketing officer, from VP, Time Inc.’s Style Network.
National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International - Doug O’Brien to programs EVP. He was rural affairs senior adviser for at the White House’s Domestic Policy Council.
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America - Robert Zirkelbach, from communications SVP to public affairs EVP. He succeeds Josephine Martin, who will pursue other opportunities.