Meet the Staff

Management & Administrative Staff 

Contact Us

Society for Pediatric Pathology
111 West Jackson Blvd.
Suite 1412
Chicago, IL 60604

p: 212-297-2196

Please allow 24-48 business hours for staff to respond to any SPP inquiries.

Emily Burch
Executive Director
Contact for:

  • Industry partnerships, organizational partnerships
  • Corporate sponsorship, SPP support requests

Patricia Ferchland-Bingham
Education Manager 
Contact for:

  • Oversees all logistics for online education 
  • Meeting Presenter Materials (SAMs)
  • Meeting Presenter Materials (SAM) submission site 
  • Inquiries regarding Slide Survey 
  • Slide Survey General Inquiries
  • ​Slide Survey Access Inquiries 
  • Abstract Submissions 
  • Abstract Submission Site 
  • Spring/Fall Meeting Submissions 
  • CME/SAM/MOC credits 

Rebecca Pierucci
Manager, Meetings & Expositions 
Contact for:

  • Manages all logistics for the Fall and Spring Meetings 
  • Fall and Spring Meeting Registration
  • Fall and Spring Meeting Accommodation Questions

Jordan Burghardt
Contact for:

  • Requests for Information/General Assistance (SPP will put you in touch with the right resource)
  • Website Content 
  • Communications
  • Membership Information (joining, dues payments, renewal)
  • Award Information
  • Slide Survey Access Inquiries

Howard Burkart 
Association Controller  
Contact for: 

  • Prepare monthly financial statements and reports.
  • Keep Account Executive informed of client’s financial status.
  • Work with outside auditor to prepare review or audit and tax return.
  • Assist in the budgeting process.