Board of Directors

Executive Director

Gary Goren
Executive Director
Michigan ASCD
 

Executive Board of Directors

President

Jennifer Brown
Superintendent
Cadillac Area Public Schools
jennifer.brown@cadillac.k12.mi.us

Immediate Past President

Larry Thomas
Executive Director School Quality
 

Vice President

Brian Johnson

Director of Assessment, Gifted and Talented, Curriculum Support

Bay City Public Schools

Secretary

Nicole Gasper
Executive Director of Learning Services
Newaygo County RESA
 

Treasurer

Kathy Peasley
Associate Superintendent for Instruction
Gratiot-Isabella RESD
 

Elected Board of Directors

Region 1: Upper Peninsula Region

Michelle Thomson
Principal
Stambaugh Elementary School 
mthomson@westiron.org

Region 2: Northern Lower Region

Chris Parker
Superintendent
Northport Public Schools
 

Region 3: Western Region

Kyle Mayer 
Asst. Superintendent Instructional Services
Ottawa ISD Educational Services Building

kmayer@oaisd.org

 

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

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

Region 7: Southwestern Region

Sharon Dodson
School Improvement Consultant
Kalamazoo RESA

sdodson@kresa.org

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

Kristine Gullen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Spring Arbor University

Kristine.Gullen@arbor.edu  

 

 

Board Member

Tamara Bashore-Berg
Executive Director of Educational Programs
MVU

 

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