The National Head Start Association is governed by a 49 member Board of Directors composed of the immediate past president and a Head Start director, staff, parent, and friend representative from each of the 12 Head Start regions. Current board members are listed below. Download a copy of the NHSA Bylaws and Standing Rules.

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D: Director, S: Staff, P: Parent, F: Friend

Region I

Mary Varr (D)
Kwanita McNeil (S)
Pauline Riordan (P)
James (Jim) Houlares (F)

 

 

Region II

Reva Gershen-Lowy (D)
Vacant (S)
Yamira Colon Rosa (P)
Maureen Moorehead (F)

Region III

Paula J. Margraf (D)
Janet D. Stewart (S)
Jessica Spradley (P)
Dawn Ault (F)

Region IV

Eloise McClinton (D)
Dorothy Foster, Ed.D. (S)
Maritza Vasquez (P)
David White (F)

Region V

Debbie Beeler (D)
Debra  'Deb' Wege (S)
Kyle Hubert (P)
Dennis DeMers (F)

Region VI

Gloria Lopez (D)
James Evans (S)
Vacant (P)
Albert Black (F)

Region VII

Kimberly Sill (D)
Kelly Johnson (S)
Ibrahim Ramsey (P)
Pam La Frenz (F)

Region VIII

Vicki Lowry (D)
Linda Meredith (S)
Vacant (P)
Vacant (F)

Region IX

Denyse Cardoza (D)
Damon Carson (S)
Rosalba Barragan (P)
Bill Donaldson (F)

Region X

Mark Lackey (D)
Elle Taylor (S)
Tom Jones (P)
Tienaya Godes (F)

Region XI

Tina Routh (D)
Jennifer Oatman (S)
Vacant (P)
Melissa Harris (F)

Region XII

Lourdes Villanueva (D)
Karelia Harding (S)
Kenia Estrada (P)
Isabel Garcia (F)

Board Officers

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Chairman

Damon Carson

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Vice Chairman

Linda Meredith

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Secretary

Debra Beeler

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Treasurer

David White

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Executive Director

Yasmina Vinci

Immediate Past Chairman (Ex-Officio)

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