COST Membership

COST Staff

Meet the COST staff and find out what they can do for you!

2014 COST Programs Calendar

All of COST's 2014 National Programs are confirmed. Check out the dates and locations.

contact us



Council On State Taxation
122 C Street, NW
Suite 330
Washington, DC  20001
(202) 484-5222


Douglas L.Lindholm
President & Executive Director
(202) 484-5212
dlindholm@cost.org

Administration

For information related to accounting, membership updates, and general office procedures.

Barbara Stanford
Director, Administration

Aziza Farooki
Senior Manager, Policy and Administration

Advocacy

For information related to legislative monitoring, submission of comments and testimony, position on legislative and regulatory developments, Legislative Committee, and Policy Committee.

Maureen Riehl
Vice President, Government Affairs 

Ferdinand Hogroian
Tax & Legislative Counsel
 

Greg Turner
Vice President,
Senior Tax Counsel
 

Communications

For information related to publications, press releases, media, and public relations.

Caroline Galleher
Director, Communications & Marketing

Continuing Education

For information related to CLE/CPE credit qualifications.

Karen Galdamez
Senior Manager, National Meetings

COST.ORG
Website

For information related to COST’s website including: login information, error messages, technical issues, and suggestions for improvements.

Caroline Galleher
Director, Communications & Marketing

Legal

For information related to amicus, judicial developments, and Lawyers’ Coordinating Committee.

Karl Frieden
Vice President, General Counsel 

Fred Nicely
Senior Tax Counsel

Greg Turner
Vice President, Senior Tax Counsel

Catie Oryl
Staff Attorney

Membership

For information related to membership benefits and eligibility, to request a complete membership package be mailed to you, and to follow-up on an application submitted.

Judy Slotnik,
Membership Coordinator 

Programs

For information related to COST events (conferences, schools, and regional meetings), including registration, agenda, materials, and calendar. 

Chuck Drury
Vice President & Chief
Operating Officer

Karen Galdamez
Senior Manager, National Meetings

Steve Rosander
Programs Director
 

Stephanie Mount
Manager, Regional Meetings 

WesternStates  
Office

For information on legislative, legal and regulatory developments in the
western states (AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MN, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY)   

Greg Turner
Vice President,
Senior 
Tax Counsel