About NLCA

We are current and former Board Members of ILCA®, USLCA, IBLCE®, HMBANA, Baby-Friendly USA and many state breastfeeding coalitions. We are current and former Editors of the journal Clinical Lactation and authors of numerous journal manuscripts and textbooks. We are attorneys, APNs, RNs, Dietitians, University Faculty Members and LLL leaders and we are all holders of IBCLC® certification.

Meet the Board

Marsha Walker


About Marsha

Ellen Lechtenberg

Vice President

About Ellen

Jennifer Jones


About Jennifer

Claire Eden


About Claire

Leah Aldridge

Board Member

About Leah

Sylvia Edwards

Board Member

About Sylvia

Teresa McCullen

Board Member

About Teresa

Alicia Simpson

Board Member

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Jessica Altemara

Board Member

About Jessica

Alisa Sanders

Board Member

About Alisa

Olga Garcia Gomez

Board Member

About Olga