Shakira Segundo

Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Segundo brings a wealth of experience to AUSN, formerly serving in an executive role at The Washington Ballet, where she served as Interim Executive Director and prior as CFO and Human Resources Director, and she worked in the hospitality industry earlier in her career. She is responsible for tracking and managing the organization’s finances, making her an indispensable part of the team.

Kathryn Moats

Director of Membership and Marketing

Ms. Moats’ professional experiences have focused in the heath care industry with training in client care and relations, organizational management and program administration. As AUSN’s first-line of contact for our members, she focuses on managing our association’s databases, responding to members inquiries and requests, and social media management. She is also technically certified as a Behavioral Therapist.

Daniel Taylor

Director of Communications and Government Relations

Mr. Taylor has an extensive background in politics and the military, and serves as Director of Communications and Government Relations for AUSN. In addition to developing relationships with lawmakers and officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pentagon, he also keeps membership informed with the weekly SITREP newsletter and publishes the quarterly Navy magazine.

Joshua Riggs

Legislative Intern

Mr. Riggs is a recent graduate cum laude from Frostburg State University with a bachelor’s in international politics. Previously, Mr. Riggs was a Congressional Intern in Senator Ben Cardin’s office, and has extensive background in the customer service industry. He is responsible for assisting the Director of Government Relations and the Director of Membership and Marketing with legislative, communications, and membership issues.