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NABSE Board of Directors

NABSE is proud to present our Board of Directors.
To learn more about a director, please click on his or her name.

President

President-Elect

Bernard Hamilton, Ed.D.
Title I Specialist
Gheens Academy
Louisville, KY
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Marietta English
President
Baltimore Teachers Union
Baltimore, MD
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Recording Secretary

Treasurer

Deborah Hunter-Harvill, Ed.D
Superintendent
Buena Vista School District
Saginaw, MI
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Doreen E. Barrett, Ph.D.
CEO
D.E. Barrett & Associates
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Administration

Corporate Representative

Lois Johnson
The Tradition at Mallard Creek
Charlotte, NC
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Tai Jones-Chapman Tai Jones
Senior Enterprise Sales Executive
Desire2Learn
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Governance in Education
Higher Education

Ellis A. Alexander
St. Charles Parish Public Schools
School Board Member
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Betty J. Goyens, Ed.D.
Faculty-Doctoral Programs-School of Advanced Study
University of Phoenix
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Instruction & Instructional Support

Foundation Chair Person

Gerri H. Bohanan
BTU Liaison for Support Services
Coppin State University
Baltimore, MD

Nardos King
Principal
Mount Vernon High School
Alexandria, VA
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Special Projects, Research and Evluation

Retired Educators

Dwight A. Bonds
Executive Director California Association of African American Superintendents & Administrators
Granada Hills, CA
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Lois Hopson Reeder
Washington, DC
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Superintendents

Parents

Tony Sawyer
Stony Point, NY
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Gloria Noland
Education Consultant
Lorain, OH
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Mid-West Affiliate Representative

Northeast Representative

Betty Maceo
Guidance Counselor
Adams Junior High School
Sandusky City Schools
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Shawn AshworthDr. Shawn Ashworth
Sr. Manager for Discipline & Disproportionality
Anne Arundel Public Schools
Annapolis, MD
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West Representative

Southwest Affiliate Representative

Sandy Carpenter-StevensonDr. Sandy Carpenter-Stevenson
Pearson Executive Consultant
Oakland, CA
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Kimberly Mitchell-McLeod, Ph.D.
Texas Southern University-College of Education
Houston, TX
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Southeast Affiliate Representative

C.D. Moody Research & Development Institute

Geneva Stark Price, Ph.D.
Specialist/Coordinator, MTRP/FEA Programs
Jefferson County Public Schools
Louisville, KY
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Lloyd Sain, Ph.D.
Director, Leadership and Secondary Teacher Development
Little Rock School District
Little Rock, AR
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International Representative

Executive Director

Kenneth Fells
President
Black Educators Association
Halifax, NS

Greg Roberts
NABSE
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Government Relations and Legislative Liaison to Board

Immediate Past President

LaRuth Gray, Ph.D.
Scholar in Residence, New York University
Metropolitan Center for Urban Education
email: laruth.gray@nyu.edu

Carroll A. Thomas, Ed.D.
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Carrol Thomas, Ed.D.
Carrol Thomas

With almost 40 years of experience in the field of education, Carrol Thomas is a veteran academic leader whose career includes five years as a teacher, 14 years as a school administrator and nearly two decades as a superintendent. A noted author and speaker, he is also president-elect of the nation's premier organization of African American educators. Awards and honors include teacher of the year, principal of the year and superintendent of the year. He is at the helm of one of the most successful urban school districts in Texas. This district is financially and academically sound with an annual budget exceeding $200 million and academic ratings yielding several exemplary and recognized schools.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1996-Present Beaumont Independent School District  

Superintendent  
1989-96    North Forest Independent School District, Houston, Texas

 Superintendent  
1981-89    Estacado High School Lubbock, Texas  

 Principal  
1979-81    Alderson Junior High School , Lubbock, Texas

 Principal  
1978-79    Estacado High School Lubbock, Texas  

 Vice-Principal  
1976-78    Estacado High School Lubbock, Texas  

 Assistant Principal  
1974-76    Estacado High School Lubbock, Texas  

 Administrative Staff  
1971-74    Estacado High School Lubbock, Texas  

 History Teacher/Coach  
1970-71    Estacado High School Lubbock, Texas   Physical Science Teacher