MASA has announced the recipients of the 2022 Regional Administrators of Excellence Awards. Each of the administrators who received this award is recognized for their leadership, concern for students, and active involvement in professional and community affairs. The recipients were honored at a statewide recognition ceremony during the MASA/MASE Spring Conference held March 10-11, 2022.
Established in 1985, the purpose of the Region Administrator of Excellence Award is to honor an administrator each year from each of the nine MASA regions. The person selected is representative of the leadership excellence found in MASA members, exhibits a willingness to risk, possesses strong communications skills, is a progressive change agent, and has high expectations for themself and others. Each recipient is an active member of MASA who demonstrates professional and organizational leadership within their respective region. MASA members of each region determine the recipient of their local award.
2022 MASA Regional Administrators of Excellence Award Recipients
Region 1: Dr. Matt Hillmann, Superintendent, Northfield Public Schools
Region 2: Mandy Fletcher, Superintendent, Blue Earth Area Schools
Region 3: Dr. Chad Anderson, Superintendent, Tracy Area Public Schools
Region 4: Blaine Novak, Superintendent, New York Mills School District
Region 5: Laine Larson, Superintendent, Brainerd Public Schools
Region 6: Rob Prater, Superintendent, Hinckley-Finlayson Public Schools
Region 7: John Engelking, Superintendent, Proctor Public Schools
Region 8: Lisa Weber, Superintendent, Waubun-Omega-White Earth Schools
Region 9: Dr. Carly Baker, Superintendent, Brooklyn Center Community Schools
Congratulations to all of our regional award recipients!