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Board of Directors

Scrum Alliance is governed by a Board of Directors: Chair Eric Engelmann; Vice Chair Deborah Nugent; Secretary, Zuzi Sochova; Treasurer John Doyle; Board Members Sohrab SalimiMichael MeissnerMarjan PouranAndy Deitsch; Chief Product Owner Howard Sublett and Chief ScrumMaster Melissa Boggs

To learn more about the Fundamental Concepts of Governance for Scrum Alliance, Inc, download the Board of Directors guide.


The day-to-day work is performed by a staff that are spread throughout the globe. Some of the key contacts you are likely to meet and speak to include:

Chief Product Owner: Howard Sublett, CSM, CSPO

Chief ScrumMaster: Melissa Boggs, CTC, CEC, CSP-SM, CSPO


Director of Global Learning and Assessment : Erika Massie, MEd, CSM, CSPO, CAL I

Director of Global Program DevelopmentLisa Reeder, CSP, CAL I


Senior Director of Finance: Angie Stecovich, CSM, CSPO, CAL I

Certification SEUs Required Renewal Fee
Foundational (CSM®, CSPO®, CSD®) 20 $100
Advanced (A-CSM®, A-CSPO®) 30 $175
Professional (CSP®-SM, CSP®-PO, CSP®) 40 $250