Phoenix Staff

Our staff includes burn survivors and family members, as well as experts in physical and psychological healing. All are deeply committed to Phoenix Society's mission of building a community of transformational healing. 



Amy Acton, RN, BSN
Executive Director

Sara Byrne
Executive Assistant


Steve Lieberman, MBA
Chief Operations Officer

Becky Welch
Business Administrator

Shari Ruschmann
Database Manager


Pam Peterson, RN, BSN
Program Director

Jessica Irven, MS, LRT/CTRS, CCLS
Program Manager - Education + Personal Development

Megan Tinney
Program Manager – Community Engagement

Nicole Perry, BA, CCLS
Program Manager - Peer Support

Natasha Weesies
Assistant Manager - Peer Support

Carol Hutchings
Administration Assistant


Deb Minton
Senior Director of Philanthropy + Strategic Initatives

Jill Dooley
Director of Philanthropy

Teresa Reid
Associate Director of Philanthropy

Martha Boks
Philanthropy Coordinator


Debbie Stegmier
IS Project Manager

Andrea Marz
IT Coordinator + Application Lead

Jillian Canode
E-Learning Specialist 


Niki Acton
Communications Manager

Rachel Anderson
Digital Communications Coordinator

Adriane Johnson
Administration Assistant