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The NAEA Board of Directors is elected by its members.

2023 Election

We are pleased to announce the recent NAEA Board of Directors election results and would like to congratulate the incoming President-Elect and Division Directors-Elect. They will begin their terms as Elects at the conclusion of the 2023 NAEA National Convention Board of Directors meeting.

The incoming President-Elect will officially begin her term on the NAEA Board of Directors at the conclusion of the 2023 NAEA National Convention Board of Directors meeting. She will serve 2 years as President-Elect, 2 years as President, and 2 years as Past President.

During their terms, Division Directors-Elect will work closely with their respective Division Directors in leading work related to their specific Division. The Division Directors-Elect will then join the Board of Directors as Division Directors at the conclusion of the NAEA Board of Directors meeting in 2025.



Cindy Todd
Professor Emeritus
Kendall College of Art & Design, Grand Rapids, MI

Elementary Division Director-Elect


Leslie Marie Grace
K–8 Art Educator and Art Department Lead
Nebinger Elementary, Philadelphia, PA

Middle Level Division Director-Elect


Jeanie Carr
Art Teacher/Adjunct Faculty
University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

Secondary Division Director-Elect


Robin Brewer
Art Educator & Department Liaison
Garnet Valley High School, Glen Mills, PA

Higher Education Division Director-Elect


Yichien Cooper
Scholarly Assistant Professor
Washington State University, Tri-Cities, Richland, WA

Preservice Division Director-Elect


Brittany Bradley
Art Education Major
Mississippi College, Clinton, MS

Supervision/Administration Division Director-Elect


Sarah Ackermann
Executive Director for Teaching Innovation
Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Museum Education Division Director-Elect


Kathy Dumlao
Director of Education & Interpretation
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN