Contact Us

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

8725 West Higgins Rd. Ste 555, Chicago, IL 60631
Phone: (773) 693-9300 or in the US (800) 421-2237
Fax: (773) 693-9304 or in the US (800) 382-8270
Email: info@acfas.org
Office Hours: 8:30am–5pm (CT)

Use the staff roster below to locate and contact a staff person by name or responsibility.



Patrick (PJ) Andrus, MBA, CAE

Executive Director
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1305
Direct: (773) 444-1305
pj.andrus@acfas.org

  • General College Administrative and Policy Issues
  • External Organization Relations
  • Board of Directors

Nancy L. Anderson, CPA, MBA, CAE

Director of Finance and Administration
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1310
Direct: (773) 444-1310
nancy.anderson@acfas.org

  • Finance and Investments
  • Information Technology
  • Staff Human Resources
  • Facility Administration

Ashley Doyle, MBA, CAE

Director of Membership Marketing & Communications
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1316
Direct: (773) 444-1316
ashley.doyle@acfas.org 

  • Member communications, including This Week, ACFAS Update, acfas.org, and member social media
  • ACFAS member and program marketing 

Michelle D. Kennedy, MS, CAE

Director of Membership and Post Graduate Affairs
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1312
Direct: (773) 444-1312
michelle.kennedy@acfas.org

  • Membership Questions
  • Membership Benefits (Benefit Partners)
  • ACFAS Regions
  • Membership Committee
  • Fellowship Committee
  • ACFAS Student Clubs
  • Post Graduate Affairs Committee

Melissa Matusek, CAE

Director of Public Relations and External Initiatives
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1306
Direct: (773) 444-1306
melissa.matusek@acfas.org

  • Public Relations
  • Consumer and Member Communications
  • Branding
  • Consumer Education Committee
  • Patient Education
  • Consumer Social Media
  • Practice Management Committee
  • Practice Marketing Tools
  • Practice Advocacy
  • Health Policy Communications
  • Coding & Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon Seminar
  • Coding Fundamentals Seminar
  • Council for Journal Management
  • The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • FASTRAC Journal
  • acfas.org
  • FootHealthFacts.org

Dan McNeill, MA

Director of Education Curriculum and Alliances
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1307
Direct: (773) 444-1307
dan.mcneill@acfas.org

  • Education Content, Curriculum, and Speakers
  • Corporate Sponsorship Relations
  • Education & Scientific, Surgical Skills and Annual Scientific Conference Committees

Alfred D. Ticoalu

Associate Director of Information Technology
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1326
Direct: (773) 444-1326
alfred.ticoalu@acfas.org 

  • Website Administration
  • Internal Technology Administration
  • Network Administration
  • Database Administration

Open Position

Education Delivery Senior Manager
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1323
Direct: (773) 444-1323

  • Annual Scientific Conference Poster Exhibit
  • Annual Scientific Conference Manuscript Competition
  • Annual Meeting Registrations
  • CME Records
  • ACFAS e-Learning
  • Practice Management

Maddy Giella

Membership & Post Graduate Affairs Manager

  • Resident Member Dues or Benefit Questions
  • New Resident Member Applications
  • Post Graduate Fellow Membership Applications
  • Fellowship Committee Support – Program Updates
  • ACFAS Student Clubs

Maggie Hjelm

Education Curriculum and Alliances Senior Manager
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1321
Direct: (773) 444-1321
hjelm@acfas.org

  • All Education Programs – Attendee Information/Registration
  • Exhibitor and Exhibit Hall Information/Registration
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Scientific Conference Program Advertising
  • CME Records
  • Meetings Logistics

Erin Morrison

Marketing & Communications Manager
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1320
Direct: (773) 444-1320
erin.morrison@acfas.org

  • This Week @ ACFAS
  • ACFAS Update Newsletter
  • FootNotes Patient Newsletter
  • Student & Resident Update Newsletter
  • Member Social Media
  • Public Relations

Terry L. Wilkinson, PhD, CAE

Membership Manager
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1301
Direct: (773) 444-1301
terry.wilkinson@acfas.org

  • Membership Dues or Benefits Questions
  • New Membership Information/Applications
  • Membership Record Information and Changes
  • Certificate Orders
  • Questions Regarding the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery (Members Only)
  • Membership and Benefits
  • Website Log-in Information and Questions

Open Position

Manager of Health Policy & Advocacy
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1322
Direct: (773) 444-1322

  • Health Policy
  • Federal Regulatory Information, Medicare/Medicaid, HIPAA
  • Scope of Practice, State Legislation, Credentialing/Privileging Support

Lisa Gvist

Accounting Coordinator
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1315
Direct: (773) 444-1315
gvist@acfas.org

  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable

Michelle Hollerbach

Administrative Assistant
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1332
Direct: (773) 444-1332
michelle.hollerbach@acfas.org

Kelly Pacini

Membership Coordinator
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1300
Direct: (773) 444-1300
kelly.pacini@acfas.org

  • General Inquiries
  • Member Passwords for Website Access
  • College Product Orders

Marilia Perottoni

Education Coordinator
(773) 693-9300, ext. 1311
Direct: (773) 444-1311
marilia.perottoni@acfas.org

  • Annual Scientific Conference Speaker Logistics
  • SLRs, Podcasts, ACFAS OnDemand, Learning Resources
  • Practice Management
  • Education Inquiries