Tom Franklin, Jr., currently serves as the Executive Director for the Native American Grant School Association. Tom first became involved with NAGSA as a Board Member from Shonto Preparatory Schools. (January 2018- January 2023), six years representing the SPS which is a grant school, while being a board member, he also served as:
Native American Grant School Association Conference Committee
Secretary for the Dine Grant Schools Association
Executive Board for the Dine Bi Olta School Board Association
He also serves his home community of Kaibeto as the Chapter President.