NAESP Staff

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Executive Office

L. Earl Franks, Ed.D., CAE,

L. Earl Franks, Ed.D., CAE,

NAESP Executive Director
Bhairavi Shethna

Bhairavi Shethna

Associate Executive Director, Finance and Accounting
Cynthia Barnaby

Cynthia Barnaby

Executive Administrator/Accountant
Jennifer Shannon

Jennifer Shannon

Director, Governance Services

Member Awards & Student Programs

Nikki Sparks

Nikki Sparks

Director, Operations, Student Programs, and Special Projects
Susan Doherty

Susan Doherty

Coordinator, Member Awards and Student Programs

Professional Learning

Gracie Branch, Ph.D.

Gracie Branch, Ph.D.

Associate Executive Director, Professional Learning
Deborah Young

Deborah Young

Assistant Executive Director, Conference & Exhibit Services
Honor Fede

Honor Fede

Director, Professional Learning
Katie Earley

Katie Earley

Manager, Professional Learning Projects
Danielle Mazzuchi

Danielle Mazzuchi

Professional Learning Administrator

Communications

Kaylen Tucker, Ph.D.

Kaylen Tucker, Ph.D.

Associate Executive Director, Communications & Editor-in-Chief, Principal Magazine
Krysia Gabenski

Krysia Gabenski

Digital Communications Associate
Ned Colbert

Ned Colbert

Communications Coordinator
Jurney Wiggins

Jurney Wiggins

Digital Media Specialist

Membership

Jackie McGrail

Jackie McGrail

Associate Executive Director, Membership, Development, and Affiliated Services
Vanessa Sanders-Ford

Vanessa Sanders-Ford

Manager, Membership Processing

Advocacy

David Griffith

David Griffith

Associate Executive Director, Policy and Advocacy
Katie Graves

Katie Graves

Coordinator, Advocacy Support Services
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