May 19, 2020

Contact: Janelle Julien
Tel: (202) 822-0729


Washington, DC, May 19, 2020 –The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA), the organization that represents more than 50,000 federally-licensed tax professionals, has announced the installation of its 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The board members are: Immediate Past President Jerry Gaddis, EA, of Key Largo, FL; President Donald Rosenberg, EA, of Yorktown Heights, NY; President-Elect David Tolleth, EA, of Holmdel, NJ; Secretary Kathy Brown, EA, of Warsaw, KY; Treasurer Nancy Lyman, EA, of Rutland, VT; Director Trish Evenstad, EA, of La Crosse, WI; Director Lori Carpenter, EA, of Bloomington, IN; Director Chris Hardy, EA, of Suwanee, GA; Director Jake Johnstun, EA, of South Ogden, UT; Director Michael Fioritto, EA, of Oregon, OH; Director Kerry Freeman, EA, of Phoenix, AZ; Director Twila Midwood, EA, of Rockledge, FL; Director Jeff Gentner, EA, of Buffalo/Niagara, NY; Director Tracey Ann Gordineer, EA, of Gainesville, GA; and Director Lynn Jacobs, EA, USTCP, of Kenner, LA.

“The board of directors is charged with setting and articulating the strategic direction of the association,” said NAEA Executive Vice President Robert Kerr, EA. “They will be helping plot the course of the organization as the profession considers its future and how to respond to coronavirus.”

Members of the new NAEA Board of Directors were sworn in as part of a series of virtual events held the week of May 11, 2020.


About the National Association of Enrolled Agents
The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) has been powering enrolled agents, America’s Tax Experts®, for more than 45 years. NAEA is a non-profit membership organization composed of tax specialists licensed by the U.S. Treasury Department. NAEA provides the networking, educational opportunities, programs and services that enable enrolled agents and other tax professionals to excel beyond their peers. Enrolled agents are the only federally-licensed tax practitioners who both specialize in taxation and have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. To find out more, visit and follow NAEA on Facebook and Twitter.