Board of Directors

NAME Board of Directors Executive Committee:

FOUNDER
Rose Duhon-Sells
Green Legacy Publishing

Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs (retired)
Southern University at New Orleans & Union Institute
Duplichain University-Founder
6305 Elysian Fields Avenue, Suite 300
Lake Charles LA
Email: rose@nameorg.org

Executive Director
Bette Tate Beaver
2100 M Street, Suite 170-245
Washington DC, 20037
Phone: 202.679.NAME (202.679.6263)
Email: bette@nameorg.org

President
H. Prentice Baptiste
New Mexico State University
Curriculum & Instruction
O'Donnell Hall Room 122E
MSC 3CUR
P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
Office Phone: (575) 646-2616
Email: baptiste@nmsu.edu

President-elect
Ann Lopez
University of Toronto
OISE:  Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Toronto ON  M5S 1V6
Office Phone: (416) 978-8922 
email: ANN.LOPEZ@UTORONTO.CA

Immediate Past President
Francisco Rios
Dean, Woodring College of Education
Western Washington University
MS 9088,516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-9088
Email: francisco.rios@wwu.edu

Treasurer
Charlene Lui
Granite School District (UT)
Director, Educational Equity
Granite School District
2500 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
Phone: 801-646-5000
Fax: 801-646-4203
Email: clui@graniteschools.org

Secretary
DaVerne Bell
Diversity, Education and Engagement Consultant
Email: DaVernespeaks@comcast.net

Parliamentatian
Brandon Fox
Stephen F. Austin State University
Phone: 936-468-2409
Email: foxbrand@sfasu.edu

Board of Directors

Founding Members' Representatives:
Cherry Ross Gooden
Retired
Texas Southern University
Curriculum and Instruction
Email: drcrgood@gmail.com

Marjorie Kyle
Professor Emeritus
Mesa Community College
1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, Arizona 85202
Email: mykylemail@yahoo.com

Cornel Pewewardy
Professor, Native Knowledge
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
Phone: 800.547.8887
Email: cornelp@pdx.edu

Board Member At-Large 
Assistant Principal
Poudre School District
1000 Locust Ct.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 488-5930
Email: mgabriel@psdschools.org

REGIONAL DIRECTORS:
Region 1 - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont
       Regional Director: Stephanie Burrell Storms, Fairfield University Fairfield University
       Email: sstorms@fairfield.edu

Region 2 - Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
        Regional Director: Melba Venison, Educational Consultant
        Email: mveni4921@yahoo.com

Region 3 - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
        Regional Director: Lisa Zagumny, Tennessee Technological University
        Email: lzagumny@tntech.edu
  
Region 4 - Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
        Regional Director: Robin Brenneman, Hilliard Ohio Arts Council
        Email: kenrob@columbus.rr.com

Region 5 - Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
        Regional Director: Alice Duhon-Ross, Walden University
        Email: myal7583@suddenlink.net

Region 6 - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming
        Regional Director: Krista McAtee, Teacher and Adjunct Professor, Sonoma, Ca
        Email: maestrakrista@yahoo.com

Region 7 - Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
        Regional Director: Chris Knaus, University of Washington, Tacoma
        Email: Activeeducation@yahoo.com

Region 8 - American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, Sovereign Nations within the U.S., International Members, and Indigenous Peoples
        Regional Director: Jasmine Jackman, Peel School District, Ontario Canada
        Email: jasminejackman@gmail.com