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Board Members

Michelle Esquenazi

Michelle Esquenazi

President

As the President of the National Association of Bail Agents (NABA), Michelle Esquenazi brings her years of hands-on experience to the forefront, leading the organization with unparalleled dedication to the bail industry. Passionately challenging misconceptions and myths about bail, Michelle fosters a sense of community among bail professionals across the nation. Her leadership is intricately focused on legal advocacy, educational endeavors, and forging strategic partnerships, all geared towards maintaining the integrity and resilience of the bail system.

Charles C Chase III

Charles C Chase III

Vice President

As Vice President of NABA, Charlie Chase brings years of industry experience and a keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing bail agents today. With a proven track record of leadership, Charlie is committed to advocating for the rights of bail agents and shaping policy for the betterment of the profession. Known for his strategic thinking and dedication, he plays a pivotal role in furthering NABA's mission.

Mario Garza

Mario Garza

Sergeant At Arms

The Sergeant-at-Arms plays a crucial role in maintaining order and security during NABA meetings and events. This position is responsible for ensuring that meetings are conducted in a safe and orderly manner, and that the association's protocols and traditions are upheld.

John J Looney Sr.

John J Looney Sr.

Executive Vice President

The Executive Vice President of NABA serves as the second-in-command of the organization, working closely with the President to drive the association's mission and goals. With a deep understanding of the bail industry, the Executive Vice President plays a pivotal role in strategic planning, member engagement, and advocacy efforts. Committed to upholding the highest standards in the bail system, the Executive Vice President also represents NABA at various forums, fostering relationships with stakeholders and influencing policy changes for a more effective and fair surety system.

James Townsend

James Townsend

Board Secretary

The Board Secretary of NABA holds a crucial role in maintaining the integrity and effectiveness of the organization. Responsible for documenting meeting minutes, maintaining organizational records, and ensuring compliance with association bylaws, the Board Secretary serves as a key point of continuity and legal compliance. The Board Secretary works in close collaboration with the President and Executive Vice President to keep board members informed and to prepare for board and member meetings. Through meticulous attention to detail and a strong commitment to the association's objectives, the Board Secretary contributes significantly to the governance and smooth functioning of NABA.

Tracy Gonzalez

Tracy Gonzalez

Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President of the National Association of Bail Agents (NABA), Tracy Gonzalez is instrumental in advancing the organization's objectives and policy initiatives. With an extensive background in the bail industry, She spearheads key programs and offers strategic insights to strengthen NABA's mission. Serving as a liaison between the board and members, Tracy Gonzalez is committed to upholding the highest standards in the bail profession.

Wendy Fordin-Saler

Wendy Fordin-Saler

Treasurer

As the Treasurer of the National Association of Bail Agents (NABA), the individual occupying this role brings significant financial expertise to the association. Responsible for budget management, financial reporting, and strategic fiscal planning, the Treasurer is committed to maintaining the financial health and integrity of NABA. This role is crucial for ensuring responsible management of the association's resources, further enabling NABA to advocate effectively for bail agents across the nation.

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