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Contact & About Us

Section Staff and Contact Information

American Bar Association - Section of Taxation
1050 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 662-8670
Email: [email protected]
ABA Customer Service Center: (800) 285-2221

Betsi Roach
Section Director
[email protected]

Meetings & Events

Sara Wiltshire
Associate Director, Meetings Operations
Meeting planning, logistics, vendor sourcing, Section Meetings
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Tabitha Truscott
Meetings Manager
Meeting registration, logistics, audio-visual, standalone meetings
[email protected]

Camille Garrett
Senior Meeting Planner
Meeting Registration
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Gregory Peacock
Director, Publishing
Oversees Section publishing including periodicals and books
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Senior Publishing Specialist
Manages production and marketing of ABA Tax Times and other publications

Kaitlin Utz
Publishing and Technology Specialist
Manages CLE materials and supports The Tax Lawyer, ABA Tax Times, and other publications
[email protected]

Membership & Marketing

Genevieve Borello
Director, Membership, Marketing, and Diversity
Membership recruitment and retention, communications, and DEI
[email protected]

Membership & Marketing Specialist
Membership, marketing, and Law Student Tax Challenge administration

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

Chris Tank
Director of Programming and Creative
CLE programming, creative design and sponsorship
[email protected]

Tim Brady
Senior Educational Program Specialist
Meeting program, spotlights, CLE and webinar administration
[email protected]

Pro Bono, Government Relations, & Section Committees

Meg Newman
Chief Counsel
Section comments & policy positions, LITC and Pro Bono initiatives, Committee issues
[email protected]

Michelle Aguirre
Committees Manager
Committee operations, Bluebook, awards and fellowships, government and member outreach
[email protected]


Ty Hansen
Associate Director
Finances, reimbursements, government speakers
[email protected]

Dan Swenson
Technology Manager
Website, listservs, meeting app
[email protected]

About the Section

Our Mission

The mission of the ABA Section of Taxation is to serve our members and the public by providing education about taxes and tax systems, and by providing leadership to support the development of an equitable, efficient and workable tax system.

Our Goals

  • To promote diversity and inclusion in the tax profession.
  • To serve as the national representative of the legal profession with regard to the tax system.
  • To improve public understanding of, confidence in, and respect for, the tax system.
  • To provide leadership in simplifying and improving the tax system.
  • To provide unbiased, thoughtful and timely input into the legislative and administrative process.
  • To promote and maintain an active, vigorous, growing and interested Section membership.
  • To provide programs and services of unique quality which promote professionalism, competence and ethical conduct.
  • To provide a national forum for communication among Section members and interchange with the public sector.

Our Current Officers & Council Members

View our current Officers & Council members.
Last updated August 2023.