Rebekah Drumsta

Rebekah Drumsta - ATN Board Member

For over two decades, Rebekah has held a global presence through devoting her efforts to various nonprofits and organizations.  Her background is diverse, including educational and mental health content development, international relations, and public speaking. Currently, Rebekah is the Interim Chief Executive Officer of NPE Friends Fellowship, a global non-profit organization which assists individuals, and […]

Kimberly Smathers, Vice President

Kimberly Smathers

Kimberly Smathers has 20 years of experience – as a business leader, advocate, consultant, and researcher – in working toward person-centered and equitable approaches to enhancing health and well-being. In her consulting practice, she advances system change opportunities to promote the well-being of individuals living with complex clinical and social needs, including experiences of trauma, […]

Sandra Lake, Secretary

Sandra Lake, Board Member

Sandra Lake is the K-5 STEAM & Technology Coach for Brumby Elementary in the Cobb County, GA School District.  She has spent nearly two decades as an educator, coaching and working with teachers and k-5 students.  She is also the vice president of the Brumby Elementary School Foundation, where she works closely with the community […]

CJ Huff

Dr. CJ Huff - ATN Board Member

Dr. CJ Huff is a leader in public education influencing education practice and policy on a national scale.  Serving as a superintendent for 11 years, Dr. Huff founded Bright Futures USA, to increase community-wide ownership, transparency, and participation in the education and development of children and youth. The Bright Futures Framework has been nationally recognized […]

Jonah Beauduy, Treasurer

Jonah Beauduy - ATN Board Member

Jonah Beauduy is a cross-functional leader with a versatile background in finance and economics; he has built successful portfolios as an investor, capitalist, nonprofit leader and small business owner. Mr. Beauduy seamlessly combines his passion for asset allocation with a profound understanding of marketing, investing, finance, and economics. After starting his own Covid testing business […]

Nicole Tuchinda

Nicole Tuchinda, MD, JD, LLM

Nicole is an Assistant Professor at Loyola University in New Orleans and is devoted to improving the lives of vulnerable young children. Her work and education has centered around juvenile/children law and special education law as well as medical/legal partnerships. At the Georgetown University Law Center, as a Clinical Teaching Fellow, Nicole collaborated with lawyers, […]

Tracy Leonard, President

Tracy Leonard, MFA, MA

Tracy Leonard is the Content and Partnerships Manager at Darkness to Light. She has been a Stewards of Children® Authorized Facilitator since 2014, a Certified Instructor since 2016, and was named Instructor of the Year in 2021. She earned her BA in psychology from Albion College, an MFA from the Professional Theatre Training Program at […]

Bill Zee

William Zee, JD, MSEd

Bill is the Chair of the Education Law Group at Appel, Yost & Zee, LLP in Lancaster, PA. He has over 15 years of experience in school and special education law. An educator by degree and a survivor of early childhood adversity, Bill is very passionate about making schools trauma-responsive and supporting educators on this […]

Sara Theis

Dr. Sara Theis, ATN Board Member

Dr. Theis is the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Millikin University in Illinois where she supports faculty incorporating entrepreneurial content in their disciplines as well as entrepreneurial activities throughout the community.  A trained researcher, her focus is on understanding the impact of organizations that differentiate on social sustainability strategy have on stakeholders, society […]

Casey Coombs

Casey Coombs, Social Media

Casey Coombs’ passion for mental wellness fuels her creative work as a social media pioneer and talented communications guru.  Her experience includes authentic storytelling for a variety of clients through essays, blogs and social media messaging.  Casey has also done freelance photography and taught other photographers. Casey brings her creativity, focus on mental wellness and […]