Leadership and Governance


Board of Directors

NAFSA's leadership structure is led by a Board of Directors. The board guides the association through its Strategic Plan that sets out goals and objectives over a three-year horizon.

Senior Staff

NAFSA's office is led by the executive director and CEO, senior advisers, and deputy executive directors.


Explore NAFSA's strategic plan, bylaws and standing rules, ethical principles, and the association's diversity and inclusion statement.

Become a Leader

Hundreds of NAFSA members volunteer to serve the association to create and disseminate knowledge, to influence public policy, and to maintain a strong organization.