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Meet The Staff

Meet the Staff


Karyn Lockshine
Executive Director

Karyn's duties include direct oversight of the AAHFN organization. She works with the executive committee and the Board of Directors on plans, projections, budget, implementing decisions and supervising core staff. 



Gail Haas
Director of Operations

Gail's duties include researching viable member benefits and programs for new member recruitment, developing marketing tools to reach out to membership, managing the Call for Volunteers and overseeing all projects given to the Membership Coordinator. She assists the Executive Director with special projects as needed and is the staff liaison to the Membership, Patient Education, Research and Scholarship Sub Committees. 

Caroline Canino
Director of Meetings & Exhibits

Caroline's duties include working closely with the Program Planning Committee to develop, promote and execute the AAHFN Annual Meeting and the Advanced HF Symposium, as well as all in-person meetings for the Board of Directors. She is responsible for overseeing all logistical arrangements with the hotel and vendors involved in the live production of educational activities. Caroline manages exhibits and serves as the main point of contact for exhibit sales. She is the Director of the entire meeting registration process and is the Ambassador of information for all meeting participants 



Cindy Tavormina
Certification Manager

Cindy's duties include managing and reviewing certification as well as recertification applications and corresponding with members regarding questions about the certification and recertification process. She is the website communication liaison for the Heart Failure Certification website, and oversees the online CHFN merchandise store. Cindy is also the staff liaison for the Certification Board and assists with special projects as needed.


Jeana Hoffman
Meeting Coordinator

Jeana's duties include assisting in the management of the Annual Conference, Heart failure Symposium and various associated industry meetings and events. Her main responsibilities developing and maintaining the Speaker/ Sponsorship/Exhibitor, Registration databases and assisting with planning, on-site logistics and special projects as needed. 


Taneesha Kumar
Membership Coordinator

Taneesha's duties include handling membership questions and working on special projects as given by the Director of Operations. She oversees the AAHFN social media outlets and assists with marketing. Taneesha is also the staff liaison for the Together in Heart Failure and Social Media Task Force as well as the Editorial Committee.  


AAHFN Headquarters
1120 Rt 73, Ste 200
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Toll free: 888-452-2436
Fax: 856-439-0525
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AAHFN is professionally managed by Association Headquarters Inc., a charter accredited association management company.