National Association for Music Education

1806 Robert Fulton Drive
Reston, VA 20191
703-860-4000 or 800-336-3768
Fax 703-860-1531

Hours of Operation:  Monday-Friday,  8:00 A.M.–4:30 P.M. ET

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 Executive Center

Michael A. Butera, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Kim Henry, Executive Assistant
Mike Blakeslee, Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer
Rebecca Poorbaugh, Executive Assistant
Marlynn J. Likens, Associate Executive Director, Governance and Policy
Patricia Sweeney, Special Assistant to Associate ED, Governance and Policy

Information Technology

Trinh Hoang, Chief Technology Officer
VACANT, Special Assistant to CTO
Mike Mai, Director of Information Technology
Ali Shah, Database Manager
William Hall, IT Project Manager
Robert Nguyen, Database Assistant


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 and Constituency Engagement

Christopher Woodside, Assistant Executive Director, Center for Advocacy and Constituency Engagement
Ronny Lau, Special Assistant to AED
Shannon Kelly, Director of Advocacy
Susan Lambert, Manager, Advocacy Special Projects
Alexandra Eaton, Legislative Policy Advisor
Peter Doherty, Director, Constituencies and Organizational Development
Betty Cook, Manager, Constituency Contact
Meena Mustafa, Member Concierge
Anne-Marie Clem, Member Concierge
Mary Jo Ruane, Member Concierge

Center for Marketing and Resource Development

Jane Mell Balek, Assistant Executive Director, Center for Marketing and Resource Development
Rebecca Poorbaugh, Special Assistant to AED
Lindsay Sheldon, MarCom Director
Catherina Hurlburt, Communications Manager
Philip Mason, Marketing Coordinator
Roz Fehr, Communications Content Developer
Kristen Rencher Nuss, Social Media and Online Community Coordinator
Lisa Thompson, Manager, Education Products and Services
Brendan McAloon, Marketing and Events Coordinator
Barbara Pavesi, Manager, Business/Product Development