About Us

Who We Are:


Our History
    • The National Organization of State Associations for Children (NOSAC) was founded in 1993 to facilitate networking and to share information among member associations.  

    What We Do
      • Coordinate the sharing of professional development and public policy information among member association directors.
      • Convene bi-annual meetings around the country to dialogue and advocate with U.S. policy makers.
      • Collaborate with our national partners -- Child Welfare League of America, Alliance for Strong Families and Communities, Open Minds, National Association for Children's Behavioral Health, National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, and Council on Accreditation. 
      • Advocate on national public policy issues that impact state associations, providers, and children and families.

      Our Leaders
      • President: Michelle Sanborn (KY)
      • Vice President: Janet Reynolds (MI)
      • Past President: Megann Anderson Fischer (NJ)
      • Treasurer: Mark Mecum (OH)
      • Secretary: Darci Halfman (TN)
      • Public Policy Chair: Karen McLeod (NC)
      • Professional Development Chair: Kristie Oliver (IA)

      Contact Us
        • Questions, including event sponsorship and membership inquiries, should be made to the President of NOSAC, Michelle Sanborn, at michelle@childrensallianceky.org