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Board of Directors

NAMLE is governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors that works through an active committee structure to conduct the business of the organization and plan its future. The Board meets every year for a three-day board retreat and monthly by conference call. New members are elected by existing board members according to guidelines in NAMLE’s bylaws.

Meet The Board

NAMLE is indebted to the following women and men (and the institutions that may support their NAMLE Board service) for their time and energy, expertise and passionate commitment to advancing the cause of media literacy education in the United States.

Sherri Hope Culver, President

Temple University Philadelphia, PA




Erin Reilly, 1st Vice President, 2013 Conference Program Chair, Professional Development Committee

USC’s Annenberg School for Communications & Journalism Los Angeles, CA



Ethan Delavan, 2013 Conference Chair, Treasurer

Director of Techology at The Bush School, a K-12 independent school in Seattle



Rhys Daunic, Secretary, Chair, Resources Committee

Director of, Brooklyn, NY



Paul Mihailidis, PhD, Resources Committee, Co-Editor of JMLE

Emerson College, Boston, MA



Lynda Bergsma, PhD, Past President, Membership Committee Chair

University of Arizona Tucson, AZ



Kristi_AvramKristi Avram

Founding board member of Green Below 14 and the Southampton Arts Center




David_BrownDavid W. Brown

Managing Director, The Marketing Collaborative




David_KleemanDavid Kleeman

Senior Vice President of Insights Programs and PlayVangelist for PlayCollective



KellyLeahyWhitneyKelly Leahy Whitney

Director of Curriculum and Content for PBS LearningMedia



Cynthia LiebermanCynthia Lieberman, Development Committee




Carol Tizzano, Professional Development Committee

Media Literacy and Art Educator & Independent Producer



DCVitoDC VitoMembership Committee

Executive Director of The Learning About Media Project (The LAMP), Brooklyn, NY