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National Staff

April Wood

President & CEO

The President and CEO is responsible for the overall management of National VOAD, including member/partner relations, services and programs, fundraising, and daily operations. Areas of responsibility include planning and evaluation, policy development and administration, personnel and fiscal management, financial development, and public relations.

Katherine Boatwright

Director of Operations

The Director of Operations is responsible for supporting the overall administration and management of National VOAD, including managing the day-to-day operations, communications, finances, and engagement with the board of directors.

Amelia Mendizabal

Member Services Manager

The Member Services Manager is responsible for strategic relationship management and program implementation as they pertain to National Members and State/Territory VOADs. This position serves as the main point of contact between the National Members and the National Office.

April Dembeck

Program Associate-State & Territory VOADs

The Program Associate is responsible for relationship management, leadership development, and program implementation as they pertain to State/Territory VOADs. This position serves as the main point of contact between the State/Territory VOADs and the National Office.

Justin Wilder

Manager of Communications & Support Services

The Communications & Support Services Manager is responsible for the organizational communications needs, as well as administration and support of National VOAD’s programs and general operations, including correspondence, digital file management, reporting, monthly newsletter, website updates, social media, and resource compilation.

April Wood
President & CEO
The President and CEO is responsible for the overall management of National VOAD, including member/partner relations, services and programs, fundraising, and daily operations. Areas of responsibility include planning and evaluation, policy development and administration, personnel and fiscal management, financial development, and public relations.
Katherine Boatwright
Director of Operations
The Director of Operations is responsible for supporting the overall administration and management of National VOAD, including managing the day-to-day operations, communications, finances, and engagement with the board of directors.
Amelia Mendizabal
Member Services Manager
The Member Services Manager is responsible for strategic relationship management and program implementation as they pertain to National Members and State/Territory VOADs. This position serves as the main point of contact between the National Members and the National Office.
April Dembeck
Program Associate-State & Territory VOADs
The Program Associate is responsible for relationship management, leadership development, and program implementation as they pertain to State/Territory VOADs. This position serves as the main point of contact between the State/Territory VOADs and the National Office.
Justin Wilder
Manager of Communications & Support Services
The Communications & Support Services Manager is responsible for the organizational communications needs, as well as administration and support of National VOAD’s programs and general operations, including correspondence, digital file management, reporting, monthly newsletter, website updates, social media, and resource compilation.