Learn more about our dedicated senior staff who lead an office of more than 80 staff members in Washington, DC.

Esther D. Brimmer, DPhil

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NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Esther Brimmer, DPhil, serves as the executive director and chief executive officer of NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Dr. Brimmer’s distinguished career includes three appointments within the U.S. Department of State, serving most recently as the assistant secretary for international...

Dorothea Antonio

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NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Dorothea Antonio serves as NAFSA's deputy executive director for knowledge development. She leads NAFSA’s contribution to thought leadership in international education and provides executive oversight to academic, internationalization, and conference programming. Previously, as senior director of...

Jane Hoffman

Jane Hoffman
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Jane Hoffman serves as deputy executive director for finance and administration and as NAFSA's chief financial officer. Before joining NAFSA, Hoffman served as managing director of finance at KIPP DC, a network of high-performing, public, college-preparatory charter schools in Washington, D.C., and...

Tatiana Mackliff

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NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Tatiana Mackliff serves as NAFSA’s deputy executive director for leadership and professional development services. Prior to joining NAFSA, Mackliff served as executive director of international education at Miami Dade College. Her 25-year career in the field of global education includes a number of...

Jill Allen Murray

Jill Allen Murray
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Jill Allen Murray is Deputy Executive Director, Public Policy at NAFSA: Association of International Educators where she leads the organization’s public policy engagement, including congressional, administrative, media and constituent advocacy strategy and implementation. Prior to joining NAFSA, Ms....

Patricia L. Scott

Patricia Scott
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Patricia L. Scott serves as NAFSA's Senior Director of Human Resources. In this role, she provides senior leadership for strategic human resources for approximately 90 staff and serves as part of the executive management team. Scott joined NAFSA in 2017. Scott possesses over 30 years of hands-on...

Joe Vallina

Joe Vallina
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
Joe Vallina, MBA, MSM, CAE, serves as NAFSA's deputy executive director for Membership, Marketing, and Publications. Prior to joining NAFSA, Vallina was Director, Product Management, at the American Nurses Association, where he led ANA's publishing, consultation services, sponsorship sales,...