Melanie Bowzer headshot. Melanie Bowzer
Executive Director
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Melanie Bowzer has served as APBP's Executive Director since June 2016.  She has been an Executive Director for professional non-profits for over five years.  She works closely with the Board of Directors on strategic direction and fulfilling APBP’s mission.  Melanie also provides support in marketing and outreach, membership, and conference management.  At AMR Management Services, she works with APBP and the National Academies of Practice (NAP). Her home base is Lexington, Kentucky.

Lauren Santangelo headshot.
Lauren Santangelo
Program Manager
Lauren has been in the association management industry for over nine years, working with trade associations and non-profits in the agriculture and healthcare industries. She works with APBP’s Board and committees to implement the association’s programs. Lauren also provides support to the Executive Director, focusing on membership, website, educational programs, publications and conference management. At AMR Management Services, Lauren works with APBP and is the Executive Director of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES). She is located in Manchester, Missouri, a western suburb of St. Louis.