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

Past Chair of the Board

Barb Roth
National Director Youth and Family
YMCA of the USA
East Lansing, MI

Vice Chair and Treasurer of the Board

Gretchen Yeager 
Champions Director of Quality and Accreditation
KinderCare Education
Apple Valley, MN

Secretary of the Board 

Jaime Garcia
Operations Director
Extend-a-Care for Kids
Austin, TX

Board Members

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

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

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

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

Tracey Lay
Director, School Age Programs & Development Services
Litchfield, CT

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

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

Gina Warner
President and CEO
National AfterSchool Association