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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Executive Center

Mike Blakeslee, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Kim Henry, Executive Assistant
Marlynn J. Likens, Associate Executive Director, Governance and Policy
Patricia Sweeney, Special Assistant to Associate ED, Governance and Policy


Lorenzo Rodriguez, Mailroom/Facility Coordinator 
Hai Nguyen, Mail Center Assistant


Paul Baker, Chief Financial Officer
Linda Hair, Director of Accounting
Jessica Hoang, Bookkeeper

Governance Constituencies

Adriane Darvishian, Director of Governance Constituencies
Caroline Arlington, Program Associate
Ella Wilcox, Manager, Editorial Communications

Center for Advocacy, Policy, and Constituency Engagement

Christopher Woodside, Deputy Executive Director, Center for Advocacy, Policy and Constituency Engagement
Lynn M. Tuttle, Director of Content & Policy
Ronny Lau, Policy Advisor
Tooshar Swain, Policy Advisor
Thomas Stefaniak, Director, Membership, Constituency Engagement and Organizational Development
Betty Cook, Senior Membership Services Representative
Jill Staton, Membership Recruitment and Outreach Specialist
Audrey Blaschke, IT Strategist and Project Manager

Center for Marketing and Resource Development

Jane Mell Balek, Deputy Executive Director, Center for Marketing and Resource Development
Rebecca Poorbaugh, Special Assistant, NAfME Operations
Lindsay Sheldon, Marcom Director
Catherina Hurlburt, Communications Manager
Kristen Rencher, Senior Manager, Member and Student Programs
JJ Norman, Professional Development Manager
Ashley Wales, Business Development Manager
Brendan McAloon, Marketing and Events Coordinator
Abigail Gyamfi, Marketing Coordinator
Bianca Roberts, Marketing Coordinator