FOR TEACHERS, BY TEACHERS 

More than 90% of NMSI’s full-time and part-time employees are current or former educators who have served their schools and communities from the classroom to the district office. 

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Leadership Team


Nichole Austion
Marketing Communications & Government Relations


LaFonda Cousin
Talent


Paul Duchene
Chief Operating Officer


Bernard A. Harris, Jr. 
Business Development & Fundraising


Tammy Knapp
Chief Financial Officer


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Thomas Lawson
Development


Stacy Miles
President & Acting CEO


Karen Salerno
Program & District Sales


Michelle Stie
Teaching & Learning


Ashleigh Thomas
Business Operations

Staff Directors


 Muriel Fox Alim
Programmatic Partnerships


Taylor Alston
Coach Development


Stephen Jehl
PreK-12 Program Design

Rayshaun Murray
Development


Brenda Neuman-Sheldon
Research & Evaluation


Kim Saleem
Programmatic Partnerships


Toni Schneider
Programmatic Partnerships
 

Meaghan Sheehan
Annual Fundraising & Operations


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Applications Development & Business Analysis


 Jen Stancil
Development

Ed Veiga
Corporate & Government Relations

Board of Directors

Our board of directors, comprising national leaders in business, education and science, play a critical role in shaping NMSI’s strategic plans and ensuring that we’re positioned to meet our ambitious goals.

Shirley Malcom, Ph.D.
Chairwoman
Senior Advisor and Director, SEA Change
American Association for the Advancement of Science


Dr. David E. Chavez
Scientist
Los Alamos National Library


Ken Cohen
Retired VP Public and Government Affairs
ExxonMobil 


Tom Finke
Chairman
Adara Acquisition Corporation

Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick
Presidental Scholar
Towson University


Bernard A. Harris, Jr., M.D.
​Business Development & Fundraising, NMSI
Retired NASA Astronaut
President and Founder, Harris Foundation


Talia Milgrom-Elcott
Founder, Executive Director
100Kin10

Jamison Monroe
Chairman, CEO
Monroe Vos Consulting Group

Reynold "Pete" Mooney
Board Chair, Project Hope
Retired Deloitte Principal

Ron Ottinger
Executive Director
STEM Next Opportunity Fund

  

Raymond C. Pierce
President and CEO 
The Southern Education Foundation 

Mary Ann Rankin, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Maryland


Susan Sclafani
Vice President, Programs
Forum for World Education


Philip Sprick
VP, Human Resources
Service Corporation International


Lawrence Warder BS, MBA, CPA
Retired

Board of Advisors

Sharif El- Mekki 
CEO  
Center for Black Educator Development  

John Herrington, Ph.D.
President & CEO
Herrington Aerospace Ltd. Co.