FTA Staff Contacts
Ph: (202) 624-5890
FAX: (202) 624-7888
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Executive Director: Gale Garriott
Cindy Anders-Robb, Senior Manager of Motor Fuel and Tobacco Taxes
Coordination the activities of the FTA Motor Fuel Tax Section and Tobacco Tax Section including Uniformity efforts, Training, and Annual and Regional Meetings.
Carol Faulb, Accounting and Finance
John Feldmann, Senior Manager of Compliance
Coordinating audit training and conferences; directs the Suspicious Filers Project; serves as leader for compliance projects among the states and between the states and IRS.
Jonathan Lyon, Senior Manager of Tax Technology and Standards
Technology initiatives; assists states in implementing applications such as 2-D Barcoding; leads technology-related state uniformity efforts; staffs the FTA-IRS Tactical Advisory Group.Technology initiatives; assists states in implementing applications such as Modernized e-File (MeF) and 2-D Barcoding; leads technology-related state uniformity efforts; staffs the FTA-IRS Tactical Advisory Group.
Darrell Reeves, Office Manager
General office management; assists with meeting preparations and registration.
Verenda Smith, Deputy Director
Coordination and liaison with IRS, other federal agencies and other associations. Primary editor for the weekly TaxExPRESS. Communications and general media inquiries.
Linda Tanton, Chief Counsel
Provides analysis of Supreme Court and significant state tax cases; directs the information exchange agreement; assists with certain legislative and conference activities.