Staff

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PTA's national office has a staff of experienced and dedicated employees who work to further the organization's mission at the direction of the volunteer leadership. The staff headquarters are in Alexandria, Va.

OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Nathan R. Monell, CAE, Executive Director
Michele Burnett, Executive Assistant, Associate Project Manager
Fatima Collins, Manager, Governance
Amy Lorenz, Deputy Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives
Elizabeth Rorick, Deputy Executive Director, Government Affairs & Communications
Paul Rensted, Director, Human Resources
James Thomasell, Chief Financial Officer

COMMUNICATIONS

LaWanda Toney, Director, Strategic Communications
Kisha DeSandies Lester, Senior Manager, Editorial & Digital
Heidi May Wilson, Senior Manager, Media Relations
Alex Vande Bunte, Manager, Web Content
Erika Rose, Manager, Creative Services
Noelle Motley, Manager, Marketing and Communications
Corinne Canning, Associate Manager, Editorial & Marketing
Darrell Robinson, Specialist, Digital Communications

EDUCATION & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Mary Pat King, M.S., Director, Education & Leadership Development
Jonathan Baker, Manager, Digital Learning & Training
Gina Salmons, Coordinator, Membership

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

Helen Westmoreland, Director, Family Engagement
Cynthia Mejia, Manager, Membership Outreach
Rebecca Bauer, Specialist, Family Engagement

MEMBERSHIP & FIELD SERVICES

Suzan Yungner, Director, Field Services & Member Outreach
Deborah Walsh, Manager, National Service Representatives
Ivelisse Castro, National Service Representative
Nore Walton, National Service Representative
Linda Johnson, National Service Representative
Mary Jo Neil, National Service Representative

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

Laura Huff, Director, Finance
Patricia Kelmartin, Senior Accountant, CPA
Wahbi Kabir, Finance & Administration Support Specialist
Marianne Sodhi, Staff Assistant, Docent, Reception
Carlton Wesley, Specialist, Facilities & Production

GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS

Jacki Ball, Director, Government Affairs
Hannah Engle, Advocacy Strategist, Government Affairs
Cyrus Huncharek, Coordinator, Government Affairs

MEETINGS & EVENTS

Donna Taylor, Director, Meetings & Events
Dwain Robertson, Manager, Meetings & Events
Jacinta Greene, Meeting Planner

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Brian Mahoney, Director, Information Technology
David Janes, Manager, Database Operations
Kwana Simpson, Specialist, Member Services

PROGRAMS & PARTNERSHIPS

Courtney Kissell, Director, Programs & Partnerships
Sean Arthurs, Senior Manager, Education Initiatives
Amy Weinberg, Manager, Programs & Partnerships
Alyssa Montchal, Manager, Programs & Partnerships
Dana Taylor, Manager, Programs & Partnerships
Natalie Hedden, Specialist, Programs & Partnerships
Rachel Fishman, Specialist, Programs & Partnerships
Ellie Miller, Specialist, Programs & Partnerships

RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Amy Sheldon, Director, Resource Development
Kris Carey Prevatte, Associate Director, Corporate Alliances
Jennifer Bradley, Manager, Corporate Alliances
Caroline Condon, Specialist, Resource Development
Annie Beddoe, Specialist, Corporate Alliances & Stewardship