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.

Kimbrelle Barbosa Lewis

Kimbrelle Barbosa Lewis

President, 2020-2021
Cordova Elementary School
Cordova, Tennessee
Paul Wenger

Paul Wenger

President-Elect, 2020-2021
Jordan Creek Elementary School
West Des Moines, Iowa
Dave Steckler

Dave Steckler

Vice President, 2020-2021
Red Trail Elementary School
Mandan, North Dakota
John Quinn

John Quinn

Director, Zone 1, 2020-2023
Clara Barton Elementary School
Oxford, Massachusetts
Thomas Payton

Thomas Payton

Director, Zone 2, 2020-2023
Roanoke Avenue Elementary School
Riverhead, New York
April D. Knight

April D. Knight

Director, Zone 3, 2019-2022
Avondale Elementary School
Columbus, Ohio
Ann-Marie Gleason, Ed.D.

Ann-Marie Gleason, Ed.D.

Director, Zone 4, 2019-2022
Harpeth Valley Elementary School
Nashville, Tennessee
David A. Naylor

David A. Naylor

Director, Zone 5, 2019-2021
Model Laboratory School
Richmond, Kentucky
James Edmond Jr., Ph.D.

James Edmond Jr., Ph.D.

Director, Zone 6, 2019-2022
Woodside Elementary School
Sussex, Wisconsin
Timothy Kosters

Timothy Kosters

Director, Zone 7, 2018-2021
Lead-Deadwood Elementary School
Deadwood, South Dakota
Victorius Eugenio

Victorius Eugenio

Director, Zone 8, 2020-2023
Daggett Montessori School K-8
Fort Worth, Texas
Keith Conley

Keith Conley

Director, Zone 9, 2018-2021
Geneva Elementary School
Orem, Utah
Kevin Armstrong, Ed.D.

Kevin Armstrong, Ed.D.

Director At Large, Middle, 2019-2022
DuPont Hadley Middle School
Old Hickory, Tennessee
Liza Carabello-Suarez, Ed.D.

Liza Carabello-Suarez, Ed.D.

Director At Large, Minority, 2018-2021
Magnet School of Architecture, Engineering & Design — P.S. 120
Brooklyn, New York
L. Earl Franks, Ed.D., CAE

L. Earl Franks, Ed.D., CAE

Ex-Officio Board Member Executive Director