NANFED Board of Directors

President:  Michele Sienkiewicz, Associate Director of Field Education, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Treasurer:  Theresia Johnson-Ratliff, Director of Field Education, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS

Secretary: Julie Kates, Director of Field Education, Portland State University, Portland, OR

At large:

Froylana Heredia-Miller, Director, MSW Field Education, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

Mary Maurer, Assistant Dean for Field Education, Director of MSW Field Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Brenda Morris, MSW Practicum Coordinator, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

Julie Navarre, Director of Field Education, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Angela Savage, Director of Field Education, Mississippi State University, Meridian, MS

Sharon Custer, Director of Social Work Field Education, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Kimberly Gibson, MSW Field Coordinator,  University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

NANFED board members Ronnie Glassman, Kimberly Setterlund, Michele Sienkiewicz, Julie Kates, Froylana Heredia-Miller, Brenda Morris, Mary Maurer, and Lisa Richardson at the 2017 CSWE APM.


We are grateful for the leadership provided by the board members, co-chairs and steering committee in recent years.  These individuals  volunteered formally and informally to promote NANFED’s purpose and work.  Many thanks to:

Patti Aldredge, Rebecca Brigham (Secretary, 2013-2015), Amy Bullas, Beth Halaas (Secretary, 2015-2016), Bill Fisher (Vice President 2013-2015), Lisa Richardson (President & Treasurer, 2015-2018), Vina Sandher, and Kimberly Setterlund.  Prior to 2013, we thank Ginger Robbins and Ronnie Glassman (Co-Chairs), Bart Grossman, Claudette Lee, Marlene Wong, Joe Nunn, Helle Thorning, Jo Ann McFall, Pamela Huggins, Sharon Wilson, Pam Huggins, Sandra Posada, Trudy Zimmerman, and Gayla Rogers for their stewardship.

And a wholehearted, ‘words cannot say enough’ thank you to Ronnie Glassman, who steered NANFED from its formation in the 1980s through multiple iterations to its bold new identity in 2018.

NANFED Board Members Julie Navarre, Michele Sienkiewicz, Theresia Johnson-Ratliff, Lisa Richardson, Froylana Heredia-Miller (rear) and Patti Aldredge, Ronnie Glassman, Julie Kates, Amy Bullas, and Kim Setterlund (front) at the 2016 CSWE APM