Meet the Staff

Michael Castrilli – Executive Director

Michael Castrilli is the Executive Director of the Association of Inspectors General (AIG). Prior to this role, Michael was AIG’s Program Director responsible for the Association’s professional development portfolio, including AIG Institute® programs, Annual Training Conference, and webinar programs. Before joining AIG, Michael was a Senior Program Director at Working in Support of Education (W!se). Michael directed W!se’s national financial literacy certification programs for high school students and educators. Previously, Michael was a business fellow at Villanova University’s School of Business, where he taught graduate courses in the Master of Science in Church Management program. Michael is the co-author of a book on church finance, Parish Finance: Best Practices in Church Management. Michael has served in multiple capacities as a strategic adviser, trainer, and executive facilitator to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

Michael began his career in Washington, DC as a Presidential Management Fellow at the US Department of Justice. He received a MPA from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, a MDiv from the Washington Theological Union, and a BA in education from the University at Albany, SUNY.

Judith Ness – Membership Director

As Membership Director, Judith is responsible for all memberships and related inquiries. Judith comes to AIG after serving as the Donor Relations manager at the Jerusalem Institute for the Blind. She has also served as the Administrative Director at the Shakespeare Globe Centre’s New York office. Previously, Judith worked at Mount Sinai Hospital, where she worked in hospital contracting and negotiated contracts for tertiary care services.  Judith started her professional career at UJA-Federation, where she was a grants manager.

Judith has received an MPA from NYU Wagner School of Public Service and a BA in Political Science from Queens College/CUNY.x.

Lisa Rodriguez – Program Support Manager

Lisa Rodriguez has been the Operations Manager for the Department of Public Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice for over ten years. She oversees office operations and possesses extensive knowledge of the multi-college system. Since 2009, she’s served as an Adjunct Lecturer for the department while also contributing her expertise as the Administrative Assistant to the Academy of Critical Incident Analysis (ACIA) for a decade.

Lisa holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology and an MPA with a Specialization in Management and Operations and Human Resource Management. She is a proud member of Pi Alpha Alpha (PAA), the Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration.

As of January 2024, she has joined the Association of Inspectors General as Program Support Manager. 

Jodie Stickney – Project Coordinator

After attending Colorado State University South, Jodie began her career as a Denver police officer. Working in the Gang Unit inspired her to move to the development of alternative justice programs for high-risk youth and their families. After several years working in a nonprofit as an Executive Director and Director of Operations, Jodie was ready for a new adventure and entered project management.  As a Project Manager, Jodie managed over 100 projects including web design and development, development of criminal justice and law enforcement software and databases, major economic developments and cyber security. Jodie is very pleased to join the AIG team as Project Coordinator.