Who's serving the community?

Board of Directors

Scrum Alliance is governed by a Board of Directors: Chair Eric Engelmann; Vice Chair Deborah Nugent; Secretary, Zuzi Sochova; Treasurer John Doyle; Board Members Sohrab SalimiMichael MeissnerMarjan PouranAndy Deitsch; Chief Product Owner Howard Sublett and Chief ScrumMaster Melissa Boggs

To learn more about the Fundamental Concepts of Governance for Scrum Alliance, Inc, download the Board of Directors guide.


The day-to-day work is performed by a staff that are spread throughout the globe. Some of the key contacts you are likely to meet and speak to include:

Chief Product Owner: Howard Sublett, CSM, CSPO

Chief ScrumMaster: Melissa Boggs, CTC, CEC, CSP-SM, CSPO


Vice President of Education: Shannon Spear Carter, EdD, CSM, CSPO, CAL I

Director of Global Learning and Assessment : Erika Massie, MEd, CSM, CSPO, CAL I

Director of Global Program DevelopmentLisa Reeder, CSP, CAL I


Director of Global Engagement: Emily Berman, CMP, CSM, CSPO, CAL I

For membership or community support, please contact support@scrumalliance.org


Senior Director of Finance: Angie Stecovich, CSM, CSPO, CAL I


Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications: Renata Lerch, CSM, CSPO, CAL I

Talent & Organizational Development

Senior Director of Talent & Organizational Development: Taralee Brady, ACC, SPHR