Gail Banner, Executive Assistant to the Secretary General

Gail Banner provides day-to-day logistical support for the IRLA. She serves as Assistant to the General Secretary Ganoune Diop, and to the Deputy Secretary General Nelu Burcea. Before joining the IRLA team, Banner was Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the President of Saturn Corporation, a database management company. She also served almost a decade as Office Manager for the Government Affairs office of Georgia Pacific Corporation. Before changing her career to office administration, Gail taught Special Education at the Children’s Hospital Hearing and Speech department. She studied Elementary Education at Montgomery College and later received her undergraduate degree in Organizational Management from Columbia Union College, now Washington Adventist University.