About Us

The mission of the National AfterSchool Association is to foster development, provide education, and encourage advocacy for the out-of-school-time community.

Board of Directors

NAA's mission is to be the voice of the afterschool profession dedicated to the development, education, and care of children and youth during their out-of-school hours. NAA board members are deeply committed to this mission. They bring expertise in key areas and represent diverse perspectives. The NAA board sets policies, establishes benchmarks to measure progress, and allocates resources. The board exercises strategic leadership through its focus on policy, direction, and strategy.

Chair of the Board
Tracey Lay
Director, School Age Programs & Development Services
Litchfield, CT

Past Chair of the Board

Shelley Bromberek-Lambert
Chief Reimagination Officer
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Chicago, IL

Vice Chair of the Board

Kirk A. Astroth, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean and Director
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Cooperative Extension, The University of Arizona
Tuscon, AZ

Treasurer of the Board 

Derryck Fletcher
Vice President, Youth Development
YMCA of Central Maryland
Baltimore, MD

Board Members

Dale Blyth, Ph.D.
Retired Extension Professor and Howland Endowed Chair for Youth Development Leadership
College of Education and Human Development, University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

Suzette Harvey
Prime Time Palm Beach County
Boynton Beach, FL

Kendall Joyner
Director of Professional Development
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Washington, DC

Anita Krishnamurthi
Senior Advisor, Office of External Affairs and Communications
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Thea Pace
Area Manager
Marlboro, NJ

Dara Rose
Senior Vice President, Strategy & Program
Horizons National
Brooklyn, NY

Carlos Santini
National Vice President of Programs
After-School All Stars
Los Angeles, CA

Lisa Stone-Muntz
Executive Director
Tri-County Head Start
Mancos, CO

Carol Tang, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Children's Creativity Museum
San Francisco, CA

Michele Wilkens, Ed.D
Vice President of Education and Training
Right at School
Evanston, IL

Gina Warner
President and CEO
National AfterSchool Association