The Executive Committee (EC) is comprised of the Executive Officers and Committee Chairs.  The committee meets monthly to oversee and conduct the business of the association. Members of the Executive Committee are expected to attend all regular and special meetings of the Executive Committee and all regular and special meetings of the Representative Assembly; to participate in the business of the Executive Committee; to conduct themselves in the best interests of the Association; and to carry out the policies adopted by the Representative Assembly and/or the Executive Committee.

Full Time Release Officers:


Michael Zilles, President


NTA Office


Christine Walsh, Treasurer


NTA Office




Elizabeth Ross, 1st Vice President

Angier Elementary School

Liz Simpson, 2nd Vice President 

Oak Hill Middle School


Lauren Ludman, Recording Secretary

Ward Elementary


Rachael Simkins-Makela, Assistant Treasurer

Zervas Elementary

Committee Chairs:


Budget Advisory –

Christine Walsh, NTA Office

Bylaws –

Sue Cohen, Ed Center

Communications (Social Media) –


Community Relations –

Liz Simpson, Oak Hill Middle School

Elections –

Jean Corbo-Hudak, Ward Elementary

Ashley Raven, NECP


Professional Rights & Responsibilities –

Christine Walsh, NTA Office

Legislative – 

Jane Frantz, Bigelow Middle School


Membership –

Rachael Simkins-Makela, Zervas Elementary

Negotiations –


Professional Development –

Webmaster – TBD