Board of Directors

NAESP’s Board of Directors lead the association by establishing goals and priorities, providing fiscal oversight, and making policy decisions. Their leadership and influence on issues of policy and practice aim to keep our nation’s schools on track and headed in the right direction.

Dave Steckler

Dave Steckler

President, 2022-2023
Red Trail Elementary School
Mandan, North Dakota
Liza Caraballo-Suarez, Ed.D.

Liza Caraballo-Suarez, Ed.D.

President-elect, 2022-2023
Magnet School of Architecture, Engineering & Design — P.S. 120
Brooklyn, New York
Kevin Armstrong, Ed.D.

Kevin Armstrong, Ed.D.

Vice President, 2022-2023
DuPont Hadley Middle School
Old Hickory, Tennessee
Stephen Wiltshire Jr.

Stephen Wiltshire Jr.

Director, Zone 1, 2022-2023
North Street Elementary School
Grafton, Massachusetts
Thomas Payton

Thomas Payton

Director, Zone 2, 2020-2023
Roanoke Avenue Elementary School
Riverhead, New York
Ed Cosentino

Ed Cosentino

Director, Zone 3, 2022-2025
Clemens Crossing Elementary School
Columbia, Maryland
Ashley Aldridge Wilson, Ed.D.

Ashley Aldridge Wilson, Ed.D.

Director, Zone 4, 2022-2025
Nolan Elementary School
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Amy Dixon, Ed.D.

Amy Dixon, Ed.D.

Director, Zone 5, 2021-2024
Lincoln & Jefferson Attendance Centers
Carmi, Illinois
Jon Wennstrom

Jon Wennstrom

Director, Zone 6, 2022-2025
Riley Upper Elementary School
Livonia, Michigan
Matthew Lewis

Matthew Lewis

Director, Zone 7, 2021-2024
Garfield Elementary School
Lewistown, Montana
Victorius Eugenio

Victorius Eugenio

Director, Zone 8, 2020-2023
Daggett Montessori School
Fort Worth, Texas
Scott Borba

Scott Borba

Director, Zone 9, 2021-2024
Le Grand Elementary School
Le Grand, California
Carmen Maring, Ed.D.

Carmen Maring, Ed.D.

Director At Large, Middle, 2022-2025
Gull Lake Middle School
Richland, Michigan
Ramona Dunn

Ramona Dunn

Director At Large, Minority Level, 2021-2024
New Mark Middle School
Kansas City, Missouri
L. Earl Franks, Ed.D., CAE

L. Earl Franks, Ed.D., CAE

Ex-Officio Board Member Executive Director