Voting for our 2021 – 2023 INA Board of Directors will begin on April 6, 2021 and before our Members vote, we would like you to get to know them. Today we are getting to know Laura R Schroeder.
Laura R Schroeder: Laura has been working with children for her entire career, but found her true calling as a nanny after giving birth to her own 3 precious children . Laura is an INA credentialed nanny currently working with a HNW family in historic Charleston, SC. She is certified in Connection Centered Discipline and is a Positive Discipline Parent Educator. She has also taken Newborn Care Specialist and ABA training. Laura founded the popular Charleston Area Nanny Network with over 11k members and is very active in the nanny community in her area. One of her greatest honors was being named a nominee for the 2017 INA Nanny of the Year. Laura has been happily married to her best friend for 35 years and loves living near Folly Beach, SC. She has been an INA member since 2015, an INA board member since 2017, and has served as INA President since March, 2019.
When completing their application, they provided us with the following information.
Q: Have ever served on an INA Committee or supported the INA through any type of service?
A: I was a 2017 NOTY Nominee, and have served on numerous committees since joining the board that same year. Currently serving as INA President.
Q: What Skills do you feel you possess that would help serve the INA?
A: Strong leadership skills, a genuine love of the INA and desire to see it grow and flourish.
Q: What committees are you interested in being involved with?
A: Conference Experience, Diversity, Membership,
Q: What do you feel is the most important contribution you can make to the INA Board of Directors?
A: I feel that my continued leadership skills and knowledge of nearly every aspect of the INA following my 2 years as Co-President/ President of the organization will be helpful to our relatively new board.
Q: Why do you want to be on the INA Board of Directors?
A: I am passionate about the INA and what it can bring to the greater nanny community. I have such a vision for ways in which we can honor the rich history of this great organization while continuing to reach out to new and diverse communities. The INA has such an opportunity to support the nanny industry in new and exciting ways and I so much want to be a part of that mission.