Leadership Development Advisory Committee

Start Date

 

 

2007

Nikki Klonaris (2016-BdM-Reg 3)

Co-Chair

2008

Jim Brousseau (2017-BdM-Reg 3)

Co-Chair

2013

Melinda Smith (2016-BdM- Reg 2)

 

2007

Jim Webber (2016-BdM-Reg 13)

 

2011

Michelle Spisz (2016-BD-Reg 8)

 

2012

Ken Fistler (2015-BdM-Reg 2)

 

2012

Jeff Condon (2015-BdM-Reg 3)

 

2012

Roy Sims (2017-BD-Reg 11)

 

2014

Liz Ratashak (2017-BdM-Reg 5)

 

2014

Ann Harris (2016-BD-Reg 3)

 

2010

Deb Irvin (2017-BdM-Reg 9)

 

2007

Erin Brown-Castillo (2016-BD-Reg 9)

 

2010

Troy VanderLaan (2016-BD-Reg 9)

 

2009

Joseph Ratti (2015-BdM-Reg 4)

 

2013

Robert Sommerville (2016-BD-Reg 9)

 

2009

Michael Lloyd (2017-BD-Reg 7)

 

2009

Maury Koffman (2015-Bd-Reg 8)

 

Liaisons

 

 

2010

Bill Postmus (2016-MEA-Retired)

 

2014

Dean Parling (2017-MEA-Retired)

 

2014

Rachael Smart (2015-SMEA)

 

Staff Liaison

Bill Kuiper & Melanie Waltz

 

 

2014-15 Charge:
To help ensure that the education of our students and the working environments of our members are of the highest quality.

Committee Charge:  To facilitate access to experiences that will develop the Association leadership potential of members.

To help develop local capacity by the identification and development of strategies that will enhance the local’s ability to work more effectively with their members.

Purpose:

  1. Continue to review and advance federal and state of Michigan career preparation initiatives and consider their implications for MEA members and the public education system.
  2. In collaboration with the MEA IPD Commission, Long-Range Bargaining Committee and MEA representatives on State Board of Education advisory groups, make recommendations to the MEA Board of Directors regarding any changes in existing MEA policy positions.
  3. Promote the sharing of resources and program models for members to utilize that will help integrate career preparation and development of employability skills into the curriculum K-12 for ALL students.
  4. Identify professional development opportunities that will assist members in integrating career preparation into the K-12 curriculum.

 

The committee will:

Identify, review and recommend internal and external training, internships, mentoring and other program opportunities that will develop/enhance the career and leadership skills.

Develop a network system to provide new leaders access to veteran leaders with experience and expertise in specific area, i.e., political action, organizing, bargaining, arbitration, etc. and make recommendations to the Board of Directors as necessary.