Leadership Council

The role of the council is to help NAMLE grow to become the preeminent leader in the effort to expand and improve the practice of media literacy education in the United States. Contact us at namle@namle.net if you are interested in joining the council or nominating someone to join. Learn more…

Meet the Leadership Council

ArteagaRachell Arteaga

Elementary Educator, New York

cbarryCaitlin Barry

English Teacher and Media Coordinator at Westside Neighborhood School

SpencerBraytonSpencer Brayton

Library Manager, Waubonsee Community College

Burgess Catherine Burgess

A graduate student at Brooklyn College, pursuing an M.S. degree in Media Studies with a media literacy concentration.

Natasha Casey newNatasha Casey

Associate professor of communications at Blackburn College


Laurie Chin SayresLaurie Chin Sayres

Founded the Labragirl Media Project

MichelleCicconeMichelle Ciccone

Technology Integration Coordinator, McAuliffe Charter School

Belinha-DeAbreuBelinha S. De Abreu

Media Literacy Educator and an International Expert to the Forum on Media & Information Literacy for UNESCO”s Communication & Information Section

Max Foehringer MerchantMax Foehringer Merchant

Program Coordinator at Free Spirit Media

ElizavetaProvororaElizaveta Friesem

Research Assistant, Media Education Lab

JonathanFriesemYonty Friesem

Associate Director of the Media Education Lab and  Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Columbia College Chicago

KelseyGreeneKelsey Greene

Manager of Learning Resources, Convergence Academies

Jaclyn Kahn

History department head at Winston Preparatory School

Emily_KeatingEmily Keating

Director of Education at the Jacob Burns Film Center

DavidMagolisDavid Magolis

Professor of Mass Communications at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

David Cooper Moore

Filmmaker and Media Literacy Educator

Pamela MorrisPamela L. Morris

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, Indiana University

sm_prof_headshot_BWTina L. Peterson

Lecturer in Professional Communication, Rice University

ProbstDonnell Probst

Reference Librarian, Jefferson College

Theresa_RedmondTheresa Redmond

Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at Appalachian State University

  Rebecca Reynolds

   Assistant Professor Library and Information Science,
   Rutgers University

BenjaminTheveninBenjamin Thevenin

Assistant Professor of Media Arts at Brigham Young University

Julie_smithJulie Smith

Author of Master the Media and media literacy instructor at two universities in the St Louis area.

Evelien SchilderEvelien Schilder

Course Development Specialist, Center for Instructional Technology Solutions in Industry & Education at Virginia Tech

BailinEmily Bailin Wells

Ed.D., Education and Communication, Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City.

Therese WoozleyTherese Woozley

Education Program Coordinator, Idaho Media Initiative

YoonJiwon Yoon

Associate Professor at Roosevelt University in Chicago