Our Staff

Fred Muench, PhD

President and CEO

Elinore Antell

Foundation Consultant

Pat A.

Pat Aussem

Consultant, Parent Support Network

Mary Ann Badenoch

Parent Support Specialist

Laura Bang

Advertising and Media Relations Manager

Candice Besson

Associate Director of Public Affairs and Managing Editor, Partnership News Service

Cindy Briggins

VP, Director of Digital Services

Andrea Castiello

Andrea Castiello

Development Manager

Karla Castro-Soto

Parent Support Specialist

Teri D. Christensen

SVP, Director of State and Local Operations

Sean Clarkin

EVP, Research and External Relations

Steve Cline

Deputy Director of Field Operations and Alliances

Kevin Collins

VP, Director of Parent and Community Support Services

Lauren Cooper

Associate Director of Individual Giving

Candida Cruz

VP, Controller

Josie Feliz

Josie Feliz

Director of Communications and Media Relations

Katherine Fricke

Parent Support Specialist

Tom Hedrick

Senior Program Officer

Courtney Hunter

Director, Advocacy and Government Affairs

Jack Irving

SVP, Media Director

Sarata Kaba

Director of Events and Donor Engagement

Ilana Kavadlo

Associate Director of Digital Engagement and Strategy

Claire Kelly

Sr. Marketing Designer and Media Associate

Douglas Leu

Chief Technology Officer

Helshi Lockwood

National Media Consultant

John Lynch

Web Project Manager

Denise Mariano

Consultant, Parent Support Network

Madison Moore

Program Coordinator, Parent & Community Support Services

Julie Komorn Musicus

Director of Digital Communications

Elisa Pena

Parent Support Specialist

William Raikes

Assistant Director of Consumer Research

Kristi Rowe

Chief Marketing Officer

Sarah Royal

Sarah Royal

Digital Marketing Manager

Gina Samson

Gina Samson

Chief Financial Officer

Kaila Sassano

Kaila Sassano

Vice President of Development

Rebecca Shaw

Director of Advertising and Production

Marcia Lee Taylor

Chief Policy Officer

Michele Tomeo

SVP, Director of Human Resources

Sabrina Walls

Senior Accountant

Denise Young Farrell

VP, Director of Public Affairs