by Julianna Hunt on Jun 4, 2019 10:54:00 AM

Introducing 4 New Regional Advisors

During the American Payroll Association’s 37th Annual Congress, we thanked CPPs David Wakeling, Michelle Clawson, Ginnette Clark, and Jon Schausten for their service on the Board of Advisors as they concluded their two year terms. Now, we welcome four new Advisors who will be acting as mentors and representatives for their designated regional chapters, presenting proposals to the Board of Directors, and working together on special projects.

REGION 1 - Carrie Louise Hovell, CPP

Carrie has served as an officer of the Washington Metropolitan Area Chapter for over 10 years, in positions including President, Treasurer, and Statewide Coordinator. She is the Payroll Benefits Manager at Infinitive, Inc and can be reached at

Region 1


REGION 2 - Fred Weissert, CPP

Fred is in his seventh year serving as President to the Western Pennsylvania Chapter, and he also regularly volunteers as a Local Admin for various APA seminars in the Pittsburgh area. He is employed as Payroll Manager at Liberty Tire Recycling, LLC and can be reached at

Region 2


REGION 6 - Melinee Cody, CPP

Melinee is currently the Webmaster for the Hampton Roads Chapter and has previously served as the chapter’s Vice President and President. She is the Director of Support & Training at PenSoft and can be reached at

Region 6-1


REGION 7 - Timothy Cochran, CPP

Tim is Vice President of the Charlotte Chapter and has several years experience coordinating the Carolinas Payroll Conference. He is the Senior HR Analyst of Time Reporting at Duke Energy Corp and can be reached at

Region 7

 We are excited to have these four outstanding payroll professionals join the board. Reach out to your Advisor if you need assistance with a chapter issue or have suggestions for a proposal.

Topics: Board of Advisors