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

Have a question about your membership?

Contact NAfME Member Services at


Want to contact a NAfME staff member?


Mike Blakeslee, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Christopher Woodside, Chief Operating Officer
Kim Henry, Executive Assistant
Marlynn J. Likens, Associate Executive Director, Governance and Policy
Patricia Sweeney, Special Assistant to Associate ED, Governance and Policy
Byron Smith, Director of Information Technology
Lorenzo Rodriguez, Facilities Manager
Hai Nguyen, Facilities Assistant
Adriane Darvishian, Director of Governance Constituencies
Ella Wilcox, Manager, Editorial Communications
Caroline Arlington, Program Assistant
Paul Baker, Chief Financial Officer
Linda Hair, Director of Accounting
Jessica Hoang, Bookkeeper
Ashley Wales, Business Development Manager

Marketing Communications

Lindsay Sheldon, Director of Marketing Communications
Catherina Hurlburt, Marketing Communications Manager
Elizabeth Baker, Social Media Coordinator and Copywriter
Abigail Gyamfi, Graphic Designer

Member & Student Programs

Kristen Rencher, Director of Member & Student Programs
Bianca Roberts, Manager of Member & Student Programs
Brendan McAloon, Program Coordinator
Rebecca Poorbaugh, Program Coordinator

Public Policy & Professional Development

Lynn M. Tuttle, Director of Public Policy & Professional Development
Ronny Lau, Public Policy Advisor
Tooshar Swain, Public Policy Advisor
JJ Norman, Professional Development Manager

Membership and Organizational Development

Thomas Stefaniak, Director of Membership & Organizational Development
Betty Cook, Senior Membership Services Representative
Jill Staton, Membership Recruitment & Onboarding Specialist
Courtney Raynes, Membership Recruitment & Onboarding Specialist

  • Michelle Muro

    Where can I find the part of Ohio’s ESSA plan that addresses arts education (as mentioned in last night’s webinar)?