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Improving and empowering state tax administration
Improving and empowering state tax administration

FTA Team

Leadership on compass

Meet our FTA Team, Dedicated to Excellence in Tax Administration

Contact us by phone at: 202-807-6328 or by email at support@taxadmin.org

Sharonne R. Bonardi, Executive Director

Ryan Minnick, Chief Operating Officer

Brian Oliner, General Counsel

Ronald Alt, Director of Economic and Tax Research
State tax policy research, database maintenance, economic research.

Cindy Anders-Robb, Director of Motor Fuels and Tobacco Tax Sections
Coordinating the activities of FTA ‘s Motor Fuel and Tobacco Tax Section. Including Uniformity, Training, and Annual/Regional Meetings.

Clare Giardina, Standards and Uniformity Manager

Charlie Helms, Director of Compliance and Regional Sections (MSATA, WSATA, NESTOA)
For FTA, Charlie has oversight of FTA’s Collections, Audit, and Customer Service/Taxpayer Experience programs.  Charlie also organizes and facilitates annual conferences for the Midwestern (MSATA), Northeastern (NESTOA) and Western (WSATA) regions. Charlie also organizes the Southeast’s regional conference (SEATA) but it is a separate organization and is not under the FTA umbrella.

Darrell Reeves, Office Manager
General office management; assists with meeting preparations and registration.

Joe Starr, Communication Manager

Terri Steenblock, Director of Tax and Revenue Administration
Coordinating the activities of FTA’s electronic and paper return filing, payment processing, fraud protection and prevention, and general tax type management.  Working with the IRS, other federal agencies, and key organizations in support of national programs.  

Linda Tanton, Deputy General Counsel