Rhona Byer

Executive Director

Rhona Byer began working for AMHIC in January 2004 and became Executive Director in October 2008. She provides leadership and direction for the company’s operations, finances, marketing, networking, service delivery, and constituent relations. She has extensive experience working for various not-for-profit organizations in the areas of contracts, accounting, budgeting, and human resources. For 18 years, Ms. Byer worked at the American Council on Education as grants and contracts administrator, controller, and assistant director of human resources. She also served as the plan manager for the Washington Higher Education Secretariat Multiple Employer Trust, providing health and dental insurance to higher education associations. In addition, she has worked for The Brookings Institution, The Institute of International Finance, The Personnel Office, and The Association of American Law Schools. Ms. Byer graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing. She is a member of the American Society of Association Executives and holds a life and heath insurance license in Washington, D.C. Return to AMHIC Leadership