Student Programs Advisory Committee


Start Date




Vacancy (Baker College)




Kaileigh Schippa (CMU)



Padric Bolen (FSU)

Vice Chair


Bridget Buse (FSU)



Ashley Morahan (FSU)



Danielle Desilets (MSU)



Jessica Osos (MSU)



Andrea Cirenese (Oakland Univ)



Kyle Noel (SVSU)



Justin Murray (U of M Dearborn)



Rachael Smart (U of M Dearborn)



Vacancy  (Wayne State)



Vacancy (WMU)


Start Date




Eric Minore (2015-BdM-Reg 10)




Richard Hosking (2016-MEA-Retired)


Staff Liaison

Wendy Heinig


To help ensure that the education of our students and the working environments of our members are of the highest quality.2015-16 Charge:

To help develop local capacity by the identification and development of policies and strategies that will enhance the long term viability of SMEA and the expansion and growth of University Chapters.

Committee Charge: To provide professional development and leadership opportunities for pre-service members of the association.

The committee will:

  • Assist staff with the planning, organization and evaluation of the Student Professional Development Conference.
  • Recommend strategies and assist in the recruitment of minority members.
  • Provide advice and support for the creation, organization, successful operation and growth of local student organizations on college and university campuses.
  • Represent the MEA student program at local, state and national meetings and conferences.

Wendy Heinig

Staff Liaison
SMEA Program
1216 Kendale Blvd.
East Lansing, MI 48823

800-292-1923 ext. 5446.


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