Meet the Staff

Michael Castrilli – Interim Executive Director

Michael Castrilli is the interim 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 Liaison

As Membership Liaison, 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.

Alizae Shaw – Program Support

As Program Support Specialist, Alizae is responsible for supporting the Association’s Inspector General Institute® and Annual Training Conference.  In addition, she works alongside the Program Director, where she is responsible for supporting and developing the AIG Webinar programming.  Alizae comes from California and joins AIG after four years of working in the Behavioral Health field. She previously served as a Care Coordinator for patients at the Native American Health Center in San Francisco. She earned her BA in Sociology from SFSU and has plans to pursue an advanced degree in the psychology field.