Board of Directors

Executive Director

Nancy Fahner
Executive Director
Michigan ASCD
 

Executive Board of Directors

President

Larry Thomas
Executive Director School Quality
 

President-Elect

Jennifer Brown
Assistant Principal/Curriculum Director
Cadillac Area Public Schools
 

Secretary

Tamara Bashore-Berg
School Improvement Consultant
Ingham ISD
 

Treasurer

Brian Johnson
Director of Assessment, Gifted and Talented, Curriculum Support
Bay City Public Schools
 

Elected Board of Directors

Region 1: Upper Peninsula Region

Jan Van Gasse
Community College Instructor/Consultant
Bay Community College
 

Region 2: Northern Lower Region

Chris Parker
Cherry KnollElementary School Principal
TCAPS Elementary Science Curriculum Leader
 

Region 3: Western Region

Nicole Gasper
Executive Director of Learning Services
Newaygo County RESA
 

Region 4: Mid-Michigan Region

John Mertz
Director of  Instructional Services
Bay Arenac ISD
 

Region 5: Thumb Region

Joanne Hopper
Director of Education Services
St. Clair County RESA
 

Region 6: Capitol Region

Kathy Peasley
Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services
Grand Ledge Public Schools
 

Region 7: Southwestern Region

Becky Meier
Director of Curriculum & Instruction
Berrien RESA
 

Region 8: Southeastern Region

Naomi Norman
Director of Achievement Initiatives
Washtenaw ISD
 

Region 9: North Metro Region

Joanna McKinney
Assistant Principal
Birmingham School District
 

Region 10: Metro Region

Virginia (Ginni) Winters
School Improvement and Organizational Development Consultant
Wayne RESA
 

At-Large

Scott Martin
Principal- Williamston MS
Williamston Community Schools
 

At-Large

Kristy Cooper
Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration
Michigan State University
 

Board Member

Judith Dorsch Backes
Consultant
Dorsch's Sources

 

Past President, 2003-04

Sara Shubel
Superintendent
East Grand Rapids School District
 

Past President, 2007-09

Shawn Lewis-Larkin
Superintendent
School District of the City of Royal Oak

 

Past President, 2009-11

Narda Murphy
Superintendent
Williamston Community Schools