Sally joined AASB’s staff in 1986 and previously served as assistant executive director, director of public relations, director of communications and director of research and special projects. She was promoted to executive director in June 2007. She manages the association’s affairs, directs legislative efforts, advises the AASB membership and oversees efforts to build public support for schools.
Susan is currently the AASB director of leadership development and oversees the association's training program, creating and delivering whole board training sessions for board leadership teams and planning the content of AASB conferences.
A former vice president of the American Tort Reform Association, Lissa spearheads AASB’s legislative and advocacy agenda. She monitors the progress of legislation in both the state House and Senate and writes AASB’s weekly legislative newsletter.
Jayne is responsible for training, assisting with advocacy and legislation on issues impacting public education, providing legal information to members and keeping members informed of relevant legislation, court opinions and policy matters.
Dana directs all facets of AASB’s marketing efforts, including events management and promoting fee-based services, manages all association communications, including website, social media and specialty publications, and coordinates media relations.
Debora ensures the best possible maintenance and use of the association’s eMEMBERSHIP database. In addition, she handles correspondence, executes plans, oversees event registration, coordinates awards and serves as liaison to the AAAA.
Joy joined the AASB staff in 2019. In addition to greeting guests who visit the Alabama Association of School Boards office with a smile, her cheerful voice is the one AASB's callers most often hear.
Kiara joined the AASB staff in 2016 and assists the Public Relations department with media relations, graphic design, social media and monitoring education-related news. She is a recent graduate of Alabama State University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in communications.
Michelle Locke joined the AASB staff in 2014. She's the energetic one who enjoys using such words as "debits" and "credits." As bookkeeper, she processes all accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.
Shelecia Robinson joined the AASB staff in 2019. She is responsible for planning and promoting the district meetings, webinars, conferences and convention, in addition to managing the Sustaining Members program.
Stephanie ensures school systems have a positive experience as she works to coordinate whole board trainings. She also works closely with several AASB services including providing technical support to the applicants for superintendent searches.
Dr. Suzanne Freeman joined AASB's staff as a member engagement representative in January 2019. She works to develop positive relationships with AASB members through calls and face-to-face visits, connecting members with AASB services and programs.
Tammy joined the AASB staff full-time in 1990, after briefly working here part-time. She essentially serves as office manager for AASB. She also is the executive director's secretary.
Tracey assists AASB's grassroots advocacy program by coordinating Advocacy Days and our participation in the Federal Relations Network. In addition, she manages AASB’s legislative portal and prepares & distributes the Advocate for Schools newsletter.