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General Inquiries

Munir Shivji, Executive Director

Maria Pagani, Executive Associate & Board Liaison

Media Inquiries

Liz Buechele, Communication & Development Manager

Sponsorship, Advertising & Fundraising

George Markham, Director of Exhibits

Liz Buechele, Communication & Development Manager

For advertising and sponsorships, please email

Kira Krewson (she/her)
Senior Project Manager
Naylor Association Solutions

Membership & School Accreditation

Kimberlee Bollbach, Membership Manager

Becky Booth, Member Services Specialist

Kayte Zowine, Member Services Specialist

Ayana Crawford, School Accreditation Manager

Melanie Thiesse, Senior Director of Membership & School Accreditation

Events & Professional Development

Jill Segerman, Lead Online Learning Instructional Designer

Maati Wafford, Director of Equity & Engagement

Education & Research

Gina Taliaferro Lofquist, Senior Director of Education & Strategic Initiatives

Marcos Miller, Teacher Education Specialist for Affiliation & Registration

Kaija Warner, Teacher Education Associate

Melina Papadamitriou, Director of Teacher Education

Jimmy Doussi, Registrar of Credentials & Professional Development

Montessori Life Magazine

Carey Jones, Montessori Life Co-Editor


Deb Hoffman, Senior Director of Finance

Xiaoping Mei, Accounting Manager