About Us

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is composed of the President, President-Elect, Past President, Regional Vice Presidents, the Divisional Directors, and the Executive Director. The NAEA Board is the executive authority of the Association. The President serves as Chair of the Board and of the Executive Committee.

Executive/Finance Committee

  • Thomas Knab

    President (Term: 2019-2021)

    Visual Arts Educator, Dodge Elementary School

  • James Haywood Rolling, Jr.

    President-Elect (Term: 2019-2021)

    Professor/Chair of Art Education; Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University

  • Kim Huyler Defibaugh

    Past President (Term: 2019-2021)

    Arts and Education Consultant

  • Catherine Campbell

    Southeastern Region Vice President (Term: 2020-2022)

    Curriculum Facilitator/Visual Arts Educator

  • Lorinda Rice

    Supervision/Administration Division Director (Term: 2019-2021)

    Visual Art Curriculum Specialist, Lincoln Public Schools, NE

  • Mario R. Rossero

    Executive Director

National Vice Presidents

  • Andrea Haas

    Eastern Region Vice President (Term: 2020-2022)

    Art Teacher

  • Heidi O'Donnell

    Eastern Region Vice President-Elect (Term: 2020-2022)

    Secondary Visual Arts Educator, Belfast, ME

  • Michele J. Chmielewski

    Pacific Region Vice President (Term: 2020-2022)

    Art Teacher

  • Robyn MacNair

    Pacific Region Vice President-Elect (Term: 2020-2022)

    Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator, Santa Ana, CA

  • Catherine Campbell

    Southeastern Region Vice President (Term: 2020-2022)

    Curriculum Facilitator/Visual Arts Educator

  • Cheryl Maney

    Southeastern Region Vice President-Elect (Term: 2020-2022)

    PreK-12 Visual Arts Curriculum Supervisor, Charlotte, NC

  • Kimberly Ann Cairy

    Western Region Vice President (Term: 2020-2022)

    4-8th grade Visual Art and Design Educator

  • Theresa McGee

    Western Region Vice President-Elect (Term: 2020-2022)

    Art and Digital Media Educator, Hinsdale Middle School, Hinsdale, IL

National Division Directors

  • Michelle Lemons

    Elementary Division Director (Term: 2019-2021)

    Elementary Art Teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools

  • Tiffany Beltz

    Elementary Division Director-Elect (Term: 2019-2021)

    K-5 Art Educator, Irving Pertzsch Elementary

  • Kathryn Rulien-Bareis

    Middle Level Division Director (Term: 2019-2021)

    Art Teacher, Adaptive Art Specialist, Art Department Chair, Eau Claire Area School District

  • Aimee Burgamy

    Middle Level Division Director-Elect (Term: 2019-2021)

    Art Educator, Richard Hull Middle

  • Kim Soule

    Secondary Division Director (Term: 2019-2021)

    Art Teacher, Warren County School

  • MaryJane Long

    Secondary Division Director-Elect (Term: 2019-2021)

    Art Educator, 9-12, Dover High School

  • Amy Pfeiler-Wunder

    Higher Education Division Director (Term: 2019-2021)

    Associate Professor and Graduate Co-Coordinator, Art Education and Crafts Department, Kutztown University

  • Christina Hanawalt

    Higher Education Division Director-Elect (Term: 2019-2021)

    Assistant Professor of Art Education, The University of Georgia

  • Tori Jackson Davis

    Preservice Division Director (Term: 2019-2021)

    Student, James Madison University

  • Lynn Loubert

    Preservice Division Director-Elect (Term: 2019-2021)

    Student, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University

  • Lorinda Rice

    Supervision/Administration Division Director (Term: 2019-2021)

    Visual Art Curriculum Specialist, Lincoln Public Schools, NE

  • Jeremy Holien

    Supervision/Administration Director-Elect (Term: 2019-2021)

    State Visual & Media Arts Education Specialist, Perpich Center for Arts Education

  • Juline Chevalier

    Museum Education Division Director (Term: 2019-2021)

    Museum Educator, Minneapolis, MN

  • Jaime L.M. Thompson

    Museum Education Division Director-Elect (Term: 2019-2021)

    Director of Education and Public Programs, Oklahoma City Contemporary Arts Center!

Research Commission Art Educator Survey

Help shape NAEA's future research interests by participating in this important survey, informing the Research Commission’s 2021-2026 Research Agenda.

Take the Survey