The Board of Governors is pleased to honor Carol Naff for her service to the Colorado/Heartland Chapter of NATAS. Carol worked with the Board on special projects before joining the Board in 1992. She has served as Secretary, Treasurer, and Chair of the Education and Public Relations/Marketing Committees, contributing to expanding the Chapter’s activities for students. Currently, she is the Heartland Chapter’s Trustee serving on the National Board of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
The Board recognizes Carol for her long-term, tireless, and dedicated service to this organization. Her knowledge of the history of NATAS, its bylaws, and programs has been extremely helpful through many transitions.
In her life other than NATAS, Carol is the principle of Mariner Company II, a company specializing in Life Coaching in the areas of marketing, media, and management. Throughout her career, Carol has been a mentor, teacher, motivator, and coach to her colleagues and staff. She also served as the Public Relations director for Denver Community Television, and supervised two hundred students in broadcasting internships at DCTV. She was the Executive Director of OASIS, a nonprofit organization for older adult services and information systems within the MAY Company.
Carol has a BA from Colorado Christian University, and holds a certificate in Marketing from the University of Colorado and a certificate in Nonprofit Management from Metropolitan State College Denver. In 1998, Carol received the Mountain Award for Media from the African-American Leadership Institute College of Business at Metropolitan State College in Denver for her accomplishments in working to include youth and adults in television production.