Interim Executive Director

Joanne E. Dunne, CAE

Joanne has over 35 years of experience as an association executive and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE). She has served as executive director and interim executive director for a wide range of associations, including education, healthcare, government and management organizations. Reflecting her long interest and involvement in public education, she served as interim executive director in 2014-2015 for the National PTA.

Joanne is President of The Lyons Consulting Group, LLC. She specializes in working with nonprofit associations undergoing transitions and provides consulting services to management and boards. She focuses much of her work on building capacity and improving organizational operations and has particular expertise in non-dues revenue generation, including sponsorships and partnerships.
She is a member of the American Society of Association Executives and a founding member of the ASAE Consultants Section Council, now a Key Committee. She is also a charter member of the Washington, DC Nonprofit CEO Council. Joanne is a member of the University Club of Washington, DC and serves on the Board of Admissions.

NSFA Office

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Board of Directors

Toba Cohen Dunning

Chair of the Board
Executive Director, Omaha Public Schools Foundation - Omaha, NE

Laura Zimmerman

Vice President

Executive Director, Sonoma Valley Schools Foundation - CA

Traci Skalberg

Executive Director, GIPS Foundation - Grand Island, NE

Lisa Remy

Superintendent, WDSM Schools - West Des Moines, IA

Terry Boehm

Immediate Past Chair
President, Future Plans - Largo, FL

Bill Hoffman

Board Certification Committee Chair
President/CEO, Bill Hoffman & Associates - Tampa, FL

Wayne Padover

Superintendent of the Year Award Chair
Professor, National University - Los Angeles, CA

Mary Melon
Co-Chair of Development Committee
President/CEO The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools - Oklahoma City, OK

Fred Brown

Assistant Dean for Advancement, College of Science and Engineering, Syracuse University - NY

Brent Severe

NSFA Awards Chair
CEO, Granite Education Foundation - Salt Lake City, UT

David Else

Board Emeritus
ISFLC Director, University of Northern Iowa

James Hanks

Governance Committee Chair
Attorney, Ahlers Cooney Law Firm - Des Moines, IA

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