Executive Office Staff

The Executive Office staff is available to answer any questions you have regarding ACUA, its committees, projects, mission and vision or upcoming conferences. Below is a description of each staff member's role on the ACUA team.

Executive Director
Emily Burch

ACUA’s Executive Director is responsible for managing the affairs of the association including supervision of staff, financial and investment management (along with the Treasurer), maintain/enforce the Bylaws, goals, objectives and policies of the association and overall general management of the daily activities and administration. The Executive Director serves as staff liaison to the President and Board of Directors helping provide strategic guidance for the association as well as Board development.

Raven Hardin

Association Manager
Raven Hardin

ACUA’s Association Manager assists the Executive Director with Board of Directors activities and is responsible for the oversight of projects and assists with general management of the daily activities and administration. Raven is also the staff liaison to the College and University Auditor Journal and several of ACUA's committees and taskforces.


Education Program Administrator
Melinda O'Brien

ACUA’s Program Administrator acts as staff liaison to all ACUA's Educational programs including the Annual Conference, Midyear Conference and online education. She works directly with the committee chairs in planning all the educational aspects of the ACUA's offerings from speakers to continuing education.

Account Coordinator
Jennifer Mammele

ACUA's Account Coordinator is the primary contact to address and serve the membership needs. She also assists the Executive Director and Association Manager with daily functions ranging from billing and coding, website maintenance and social media, conducting meetings, working with multiple workgroups and assisting the Board of Directors and members with their needs.

Meetings Manager
Caitlin Arnold

ACUA's Meetings Manager, Caitlin Arnold, works directly with hotel sales staff to organize the logistical aspects of all ACUA's conventions, meetings and conferences. Her role of Meetings Manager also includes exhibit management, contracting with hotels, and site selection and on-site management for all ACUA meetings.