Leadership and Committees

2019 Board of Directors and Committee Members.pdf

Board of Directors

The UMEA Board of Directors consists of the officers, two representatives from each region and from campus, the chairs of the standing committees, and the presidents of the professional associations. Alternates serve on the board only when one of the representatives is unable to attend the meeting.

2019 Officers

  • Sarah Traub, President
  • Patrick Davis, President-Elect
  • Tish Johnson, Vice President
  • Jennifer Lutes, Secretary
  • Anita Ellis, Treasurer
  • Zac Erwin, Past President

Regional Representation

2019 Board Members

2019 & 2020 Board Members

Alternates

  • Dave Hileman, (EC)
  • Charles Holland, (NE)
  • Amie Schleicher, (NW)
  • Bethany Bachmann, (SE)
  • Eden Stewart, (SW)
  • Emily Barbee, (UE)
  • Sarah Morefield, (UW)
  • Robin Gammon, (WC)
  • Kristin Miller, (Campus)
  • Rhonda Shafer, (EC)
  • Margo Myers, (NE)
  • Dhruba Dhakal, (NW)
  • Lesley Meier, (SE)
  • Reagan Bluel, (SW)
  • Open, (UE)
  • Denise Sullivan, (UW)
  • Amy Bartels, (WC)
  • Kelsey Weitzel, (Campus)
  • Stephanie Schindler, (EC)
  • Heather Conrow, (NE)
  • Open, (NW)
  • John Fuller, (SE)
  • Open, (SW)
  • Open, (UE)
  • Open, (UW)
  • Mary Sebade, (WC)
  • Open, (Campus)

2019 Standing Committee Chair Representation

  • James Quinn, Awards Committee
  • John Gulick, Professional Improvement Committee (Co-Chair)
  • Melissa Cotton, Professional Improvement Committee (Co-Chair)
  • Zac Erwin, Nominating Committee
  • Anita Ellis, Finance Committee

2019 Professional Association Presidents Representation

  • Todd Lorenze, ESP
  • Johanna Reed-Adams, MACEDEP
  • Katie Kammler, MAEP
  • Elaine Anderson, MAE4-HYW
  • Amy Vance, MAEFCS

 

Committees

2019 Professional Improvement and Staff Benefits Committee

The professional improvement and staff benefits committee shall be composed of two elected representatives form each extension region and two from campus.

2019 Members

2019 & 2020 Board Members

Alternates

  • John Gulick, (EC) - CHAIR
  • Jeremiah Terrell, (NE)
  • Cindy Wells, (NW)
  • Richard Proffer, (SE)
  • Amy Patillo, (SW)
  • Claire Wolff, (UE)
  • Matthew Pezold, (UW)
  • Stephen Mukembo, (WC)
  • Karen Funkenbusch, (Campus)
  • Cathy Galland, (EC)
  • Jim Meyer, (NE)
  • Open, (NW)
  • Maude Harris, (SE)
  • Lindsey Stevenson, (SW)
  • Amanda Meek, (UE)
  • Lydia Kaume, (UW)
  • Melissa Cotton, (WC)
  • Open, (Campus)
  • Lynda Zimmerman, (EC)
  • Patty Fisher, (NE)
  • Jessica Trussell, (NW)
  • Stephanie Milner, (SE)
  • Open, (SW)
  • Open, (UE)
  • Dan Cash, (UW)
  • Tammy Ikerd, (WC)
  • Steve Henness, (Campus)

2019 Awards Committee

The awards committee shall be composed each year of one elected representative from each region and one representative from campus.

2019 Members

2019 & 2020 Board Members

Alternates

  • Jim Quinn, (EC) - CHAIR
  • Chris Kempke, (NE)
  • Open, (NW)
  • John Fuller, (SE)
  • Jill Scheidt, (SW)
  • Kandace Fisher-McLean, (UE)
  • Open, (UW)
  • Raysha Tate, (WC)
  • Kristin Miller, (Campus)
  • Katie Kammler, (EC)
  • Darla Campbell, (NE)
  • Gina Lucas, (NW)
  • Robin Daves-Huey, (SE)
  • Kelly McGowan, (SW)
  • Open, (UE)
  • Open, (UW)
  • Susan Jones-Hard, (WC)
  • Open, (Campus)
  • Open, (EC)
  • Jennifer Schutter, (NE)
  • Open, (NW)
  • Bethany Bachmann, (SE)
  • Jim Spencer, (SW)
  • Open, (UE)
  • Open, (UW)
  • Melissa Cotton, (WC)
  • Kelsey Weitzel, (Campus)

2019 Finance Committee

The finance committee shall be composed each year of the following members: treasurer, president-elect, secretary, two appointed board members, and the retiring treasurer will be ex-officio.

  • Anita Ellis, Treasurer - CHAIR
  • Patrick Davis, President-Elect
  • Jennifer Lutes, Secretary
  • Emily Barbee, Appointed 2019
  • Open, Appointed 2019
  • Zac Erwin, Ex-Officio

2019 Nominating Committee

The nominations committee shall be composed each year of one elected representative from each region, one representative from campus, and the past president.

  • Zac Erwin, Past President - CHAIR
  • Dave Hileman, (EC)
  • Charles Holland, (NE)
  • Amie Schleicher, (NW)
  • Bethany Bachmann, (SE)
  • Eden Stewart, (SW)
  • Sarah Morefield, (UR)
  • Robin Gammon, (WC)
  • Kristin Miller, (Campus)