April Rai serves as CEO for the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS). In this role, April works to leverage strategic partnerships and promote cross-collaboration among nonprofit organizations, federal agencies, and industry. April joined NOYS in 2015 as Director of Member Programs and served as Interim Executive Director from July-December 2017.
Previously, April served as Manager & Affairs Analyst in the Office of the Dean at the University of Maryland, School of Nursing directing government affairs and communications. During that time, she also managed day to day operations for the State of Maryland, Action Coalition, an initiative of the AARP Foundation, AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This coalition of healthcare professionals worked to implement the Institute of Medicine’s report on the future of nursing throughout the state of Maryland as one of 50 state coalitions leveraging stakeholder engagement towards this mission.