Chairperson: Daniel Paulling





Daniel Paulling is the Director of Communications and Publications at U.S. Masters Swimming, as well as the Editor-in-Chief of SWIMMER magazine. He develops and executes USMS’s internal and external communications and email marketing campaigns, and leads the organization’s content marketing strategy. He’s also a nationally-ranked swimmer in multiple events.

Prior to joining USMS, he covered Major League Baseball, the NFL, and Southeastern Conference athletics for several newspapers and websites across the country, including The Kansas City Star,, and USA Today. His work has been published by The New York Times and ESPN. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Rollins College.

In his spare time, Daniel enjoys reading and spending time with his dogs Baxter and Izzy.

Diane Streleckis





Diane Streleckis has dedicated her 30+-year career to understanding what people need from communications and then crafting content that fulfills those needs.

Diane has created almost every form of content. Social media, videos, podcasts, blogs, news articles, sales and proposal materials, emails, presentations, and even full-blown white papers are all in her repertoire. She’s developed communication strategies for internal and external audiences in business-to-business and business-to-consumer communities, as well as the general public.

Much of Diane’s experience is in the financial services industry, for organizations including American Century Investments, KPMG, and Vanguard. She’s also worked in several other industries, such as public affairs, advertising, and software.

To get even better at creating connections through content, Diane is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Strategic and Digital Communications at Drexel University.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Chairperson: Roy Woods





Roy Woods Jr. is the Director of Communications for Springpoint, a nationally recognized senior living provider serving older adults and their families in the Mid-Atlantic region. Roy is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing communications to inform and engage internal audiences (employees, residents, members, and clients) and external audiences (prospects, families, and industry peers). He has over 16 years of communications experience in the public and non-profit sectors. Previously, he was a Senior Communications Technician with the Office of Information Technology for the State of New Jersey. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Thomas Edison State University and a Master of Communications and Media from Rutgers University.

Chairperson: Rashi Iyer



Rashi Iyer


As senior vice president, of corporate communications at Radian, Rashi is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the company’s corporate and business public relations including online print and social media channels; corporate and business brand experience; corporate philanthropy/social impact; corporate reputation and crisis management; event marketing; corporate and business creative services and executive/strategic employee communications strategies and programs.

Rashi holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Communications, Journalism and Media Studies, and before joining Radian worked in various capacities in academia, government and corporate in communications roles of increasing and varied responsibility. She holds several postgraduate certificates in both internal and external communications and is a current holder of the IABC’s Communications Management Professional (CMP) certification.

Chairperson: Pam Edwards





Pam is Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at Velera, the industry’s premier credit union service organization, leading internal, and external communications, and integrated marketing. As a seasoned leader and strategist, she has more than 25 years of experience in agency and corporate settings, managing high-performing cross-functional teams, implementing marketing and brand strategies, employee engagement initiatives, and effectively executing crisis communication plans. She has supported brands such as Toyota, Volvo, Honda, Mattel, and Nestle.

Pam holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communications from West Chester University and a master’s degree in professional communication from DePaul University. An active thought leader, she is an adjunct instructor at Temple University (fall 2024) and a member of the International Association of Business Communicators, and the Financial Communications Society.