National Association for Music Education

1806 Robert Fulton Drive
Reston, VA 20191
Phone 800-336-3768
Fax 888-275-6362

Hours of Operation:  Monday-Friday,  8:00 A.M.–4:30 P.M. ET

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Mike Blakeslee, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Christopher Woodside, Chief Operating Officer
Kim Henry, Executive Assistant & Board Liaison
Adriane Darvishian, Director of Strategic Governance Engagement
Byron Smith, Director of Information Technology
Patricia Sweeney, Administrative Services Manager
Loren Collado, Clerical Assistant
Lorenzo Rodriguez, Facilities Manager
Hai Nguyen, Facilities Assistant
Paul Baker, Chief Financial Officer
Linda Hair, Director of Accounting & Finance
Jessica Hoang, Junior Staff Accountant
Thomas Stefaniak, Constituency Engagement & Organizational Development Specialist

Marketing Communications & Business Development

Ashley Wales, Business Development Manager
Catherina Hurlburt, Marketing Communications Manager
Abigail Gyamfi, Graphic Designer & Branding Specialist

Membership, Strategic Initiatives & Student Programs

Kristen Rencher, Director of Membership, Strategic Initiatives & Student Programs
Bianca Roberts, Member & Student Programs Manager
Brendan McAloon, Program Coordinator
Rebecca Poorbaugh, Program Coordinator
Betty Cook, Senior Membership Services Representative
Jill Staton, Membership Database Specialist
Maddie Boyles, Member Services Representative

Public Policy, Research, & Professional Development

Lynn M. Tuttle, Director of Public Policy, Research, & Professional Development
Ronny Lau, Assistant Director of Public Policy
Tooshar Swain, Public Policy Advisor
JJ Norman, Professional Development & Collegiate Programs Manager
Ella Wilcox, Editorial Communications Manager
Caroline Arlington, Program Assistant
Rob Edwards, Policy and Content Coordinator