2023-2024 Elected Board Members

President: Lillian Powell                                                                         

Lillian Powell  joined ASMC in 2015 and she has been an active member since joining the Cleveland Chapter. Lillian served on both the program and membership committees as a member and then as an officer.


She sereved in the role of Vice President of Membership for two consecutive terms. During her leadership role as VP of Membership, Lillian received the ASMC National Recruiter of the Year Award for two consective terms in 2018 and 2019. 

Lillian is an Accountant at Defense Finance & Accounting Service (DFAS). During her career, she has work in various postions in both Finance and Accounting Directorates. Lillian completed a two-year Leaders in Motion (LIM) Program at DFAS. This program afforded Lillian the opportuities to develop and enhance her leaderships skills to encompass a variety of situations. Lillian is a certified Lean 6 Green Belt. 

Lillian earned her Bacholors' of Arts in Accounting & Financial Management; a minor in Communications at Hiram College. She is a proud graduate of Hiram College and Cuyahoga Community College.

Lillian volunteers with the ASMC community service committee because it gives her a sense of purpose in life. Volunteering allows her the chance to pay it forward and make a difference by helping people, families, and communities. Her belief is that people cannont live in this world alone and we should help one another along the way. 

Lillian  enjoys spending time with family and friends. She attends Broadway Plays & Musicals and she enjoys going to local events inthe surrounding Cleveland area. Lilian hobbies and speical interest includes photography, sports, drawing, gardenign, fishing, and traveling. 

President-Elect: Elena Baykal

Elena Baykal joined ASMC in the fall of 2011 and enjoys being active with the Chapter. Elena has Master of Accountancy from Cleveland State University.
Previously worked for a CPA firm and joined DFAS in 2009. Outside of work, Elena enjoys traveling and eating tasty cuisines.

Vice President of Membership: Tiffany Douglas

Tiffany Douglas is a Financial Systems Analyst in Enterprise Systems & Solutions, DFAS.  She began her journey with DFAS in 2009 as an Accounting Technician in the Accounts Payable department. From there she transitioned into various roles within the organization.

Her tours around the DFAS Cleveland globe include Accounts Payable, Military Pay Operations, and the Site Director’s office. 


She earned Bachelors & Master’s Degrees in Business Management with a concentration in Accounting, and has earned her Lean 6 Green Belt and DoD Financial Management certifications. She is currently studying for the Certified Defense Financial Management (CDFM) certification, and looks forward to the opportunity to further her knowledge by pursuing her goal of obtaining her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.


Tiffany is a graduate and a development team member for the Cleveland Federal Community Leadership Institute (CFCLI) under the leadership of the Cleveland Federal Executive Board (FEB). She serves as the chair of the FEB’s Diversity & Inclusion committee, and is a recipient of the Wings of Excellence award.


Tiffany has been a member of ASMC since 2016. She looks forward to the opportunity to become more involved within the Cleveland Chapter.


In her down time, Tiffany enjoys spending time with her 2 children and 3 fur babies. She loves hanging out with family and friends, and traveling. Hobbies include: DIY projects, reading, painting, and golf (self-admittedly, her swing is terrible and her parents are quite disappointed). Yoga, movies, and game nights are a few other hobbies she enjoys.

Vice President of Programs:  Jeannine Anderson

Jeannine Anderson is a Lead and Supervisory Accountant with the US Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau.


Prior to becoming a Lead and Supervisory Accountant, Jeannine was an Accountant in Departmental Reporting at DFAS Cleveland and became a member of ASMC in December 2014 via the Buckeye Chapter based at DFAS Columbus.


She then became a member of the Cleveland Chapter in January 2018 and has been actively involved on the Programs Committee where she currently serves as Vice President of Programs.


Jeannine joined the US Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau in January 2022.  Prior to the Census Bureau, Jeannine worked for DFAS.

She joined DFAS in January 2010 as an Accountant in the Leaders in Motion (LIM) program at DFAS Columbus were she completed rotations in Accounts Payable, AM&C Reports and Analysis, and Audit Readiness. She then transferred to DFAS Cleveland in January 2018 and worked in Departmental Reporting.


Jeannine obtained her bachelors’ degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, and Economics from Franklin University and the University of Pittsburgh. She then obtained her master’s degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University. In addition, Jeannine has also earned the Certified Defense Financial Manager and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certifications.


Jeannine has previously been involved with Toastmasters at the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, where she served as Vice President of Membership and with the National Association of Black Accountants, where she served as the Columbus Professional chapter’s vice president and treasurer and was involved in community service events and planning programs. She has also been actively involved with her church, Vineyard Columbus, where she co-led a grief / loss support group and volunteered in the children’s ministry.

Vice President of Nominations: Victoria Nord

Victoria Nord joined DFAS Cleveland in 2017 as an accounting intern in the Customer Care Center, and transitioned to the LIM program in Accounts Maintenance and Control (AM&C).


After graduating the LIM program she currently serves as an accountant for Treasury Reporting.

Victoria has been a member of ASMC since 2018.


She has served her Cleveland chapter by being a member of the CDFM committee. She looks forward to the opportunity to become more involved within the Cleveland Chapter.


Victoria is a graduate of Youngstown State University with a Bachelors in Accounting, and Masters in Accounting from Franklin State University. She has earned the Certified Defense Financial Management (CDFM) certification.


Outside of the office, Victoria enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Scott as well as hanging out with family and friends. Hobbies include: hiking, reading, disc golf, yoga, playing with her dogs (Daisy and Remi), and cooking.

Treasurer: Alex Kearney

Alex Kearny  joined DFAS Cleveland in February 2019 as an Accountant in Disbursing.

He completed the LIM Program in February 2021. Currently, he works as an Accountant in Disbursing, where he serves as a TDD Lead.

A graduate of Baldwin Wallace University with an Accounting MBA, he has also earned the Lean 6 Green Belt and DoD Financial Management certifications.

He has been a member of ASMC since March 2019. Alex currently serves as the ASMC Cleveland Chapter Treasurer for the Program Year from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.


Outside of the office, Alex enjoys spending time with his wife Jennifer, his daughter Margaret, and their families and friends. Hobbies include playing tennis, playing video games, reading, volunteering to help the Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland, and spoiling his 2 dogs, Buddy and Felony, and his cat, Hermione.

Secretary: Shana Rose

Shana Rose  has been with DFAS since 2007, and currently works as a Supervisor in Departmental

Reporting within Accounting Operations. In her role, she directly supports in the compilation of the Navy

General Fund Financial Statements, and all related audit requirements.


Shana has been a member of ASMC since 2008, has formerly served as the Treasurer, Secretary, and a past President. She has her Master’s of Business Administration from Cleveland State University with an emphasis in Accounting, and is also a Certified Defense Financial Manager.


Outside of work she loves to volunteer at the Cleveland Food Bank, and the Cleveland Animal Protective League as a foster for cats, kittens, and special needs rabbits. She enjoys volleyball and plays in several volleyball leagues, as well as runs volleyball tournaments with her husband for charity.  

2023- 2024 Committee Members

Membership Committee

Jane Mullins
Anthony Turner
Lance Jones III

Nomination Committee

Scholarship - Kim Williams
CDFM Chairperson - Kira Swanson

Program Committee

Stan Foster
Erica Fleischer                                                                        

Paul Cotton

Community Service
Rosemarie Hammond
Lynn Zielaskiewcz
Jennifer Gutierrez
John Giammo
Brenda Hammond
                                                                                                              Communication Committee
Newsletter - Jessica Ciccolini 

Local PDI Committee 
Elena Baykal
Rose Hammond
Stan Foster
Erica Fleisher
Paul Cotton
Alex Kearney
Kim Williams
Kira Swanson
Jessica Ciccolini