Our People

Leadership

C. Y. David Yang

President and Executive Director

William J. Horrey

Technical Director

Research Team

Lindsay Arnold

Researcher

Woon Kim

Senior Researcher

Jessica McDonough

Associate Researcher

Alicia Romo

Researcher

Rebecca Steinbach

Senior Researcher

Austin Svancara

Associate Researcher

Brian C. Tefft

Senior Researcher

Mission Support Team

Patrice Davis

Records and Database Specialist

Shaina Harris

Program Coordinator

Board of Trustees

Officers

  • Mark H. Shaw, Chair (2023) President & CEO (retired), AAA Ohio Auto Club
  • Thomas Wiedemann, Vice Chair (2023) | President & CEO, AAA Alliance Club
  • Heather Drake, Secretary (2025) | Vice President, Government Relations & Public Affairs, The Auto Club Group
  • James Phelps, Treasurer (2025) President & CEO, AAA Northway
  • Kathleen Bower, Assistant Secretary & Corporate Liaison (2023) Senior Vice President, Public Affairs & International Relations, AAA
  • Jason Hosaflook, Assistant Treasurer (2023) Vice President & CFO, AAA

Trustees

  • Shohreh Abedi (2024) Executive Vice President, Chief Operations & Technology Officer, Membership Experience, The Auto Club Group
  • Greg Backley (2024) Executive Vice President, Insurance Operations, Automobile Club of Southern California
  • Anthony Buzzelli* (2023) | Chair, AAA Board of Directors
  • Paula Collins* (2023) Vice Chair, AAA Board of Directors
  • Kathy Sieck (2023) Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Automobile Club of Southern California
  • Tony Spada (2025) President & CEO, AAA Western and Central New York

*Ex-Officio Members
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