Lorna Stafford, M.Ed

Director of Communications and Marketing, San Antonio Area Foundation

Board Member

Lorna Stafford is the director of Communications and Marketing at the San Antonio Area Foundation. Before that, she enjoyed a multi-market, 20-year career in journalism including leadership roles at the San Antonio Express-News, News 4 San Antonio and Spectrum News San Antonio. Those roles included positions as community editor, night city editor, education editor, assignments editor and senior producer.

She also worked several years at The University of Texas at San Antonio as a communications specialist in the office of University Communications.

Stafford holds a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from The University of Texas at San Antonio, and a bachelor’s degree in history from Louisiana State University-Shreveport.

She is a board member of the Public Relations Society of America – San Antonio chapter, a board member of the Black Women’s Leadership Alliance, and is a member of those organizations in addition to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Stafford also serves as a board member of Leap Frog Inc., which provides scholarships for middle-school girls to take part in volleyball clubs and trainings.