Governance & Committees

The NRTA is directed by its Officers and a Board of Governors, with its day-to-day business under the management of an Executive Director.

Officers and Governors are elected by a vote of the members of the Association and announced at the Annual Conference.

The NRTA maintains four standing committees concerned with the issues of professional ethics, membership development, curriculum, and conference.


Lisa Krizek
VP, Corporate Lease Administration
Ascena Retail Group, Inc.

Vice President
Debbie Ravel
DR Lease Consulting LLC

Pamela Myers
Senior Director, Property Management and Lease Administration
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc.

Caleb Smith
Senior Director, Real Estate Operations



Melissa Heisse
Sr. Director of Lease Administration
Dollar General Corporation

Heather Lacy
Real Estate Portfolio Manager
Amazon, Inc.

Theresa Wecker
Asset Strategies Group

George Elefther
Vice President of Real Estate Accounting
Bed Bath and Beyond, Inc.

Kathy Powers-Middlecoop
Sr. Director of Real Estate & Development
Jackson Hewitt Tax Services

Frederick Busch
Manager, Real Estate Management

Sue Rebelo
Lease Audit Manager 
Citizens Bank Property Services

Mary Fraser
Lease Auditor
Lease Administration Solutions, LLC

Kimberly Williams
Director of Lease Management
Genesco Inc.

Past President
Moe Laliberte
V/P Lease Administration (Retired 4/2014)
Dollar General Corporation

Executive Director
Paul Kinney
National Retail Tenants Association