ISCEBS Governance

The Society is led by numerous volunteer members who work with staff to shape the direction and focus for the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists and the local chapter network.

Society members in good standing who are CEBS graduates are eligible to serve in various national leadership roles. Timing for nominations varies; watch Society communication for additional information.

ISCEBS Governing Council

The main policy and decision-making body for ISCEBS. This nine-member council reviews recommendations made by ISCEBS committees and develops the strategic initiatives for the organization while maintaining financial oversight.



John Eshleman, CEBS
Director, Benefits
Memorial Hermann Health System
Houston, TX

Vice President

Mary Amend, CEBS
Consultant Relationship Manager
Quantum Health
Omaha, NE


Brad Mandacina, CEBS
Senior Vice President, Director
Kansas City, MO

Stacy Donck, CEBS
VP Relationship Manager
Voya Financial
Summit, NJ

Laura Earley, CEBS
Account Executive
IMA of Colorado
Denver, CO

Joanna Gomes, CEBS
Director, Total Rewards and Corporate Programs
Bimbo Canada
Toronto, ON

Jennifer Gunter, CEBS
VP, Total Rewards
Premier Health
Dayton, OH

John Lestock, CEBS
Global Payroll Accountant
The Boeing Company
Renton, WA

Peter Thompson, CEBS
Retirement Program Director
North Chesterfield, VA

Past President

Michelle Oram, CEBS
Director, Financial Wellness
Kitchener, ON

Staff Advisor

Linda Bielski, CEBS