Board of Directors

President
Mr. Jeff Elstad
Superintendent
Owatonna Public Schools

President-Elect
Dr. Dan Bittman
Superintendent
Elk River Area School District

Past President
Mr. David Law
Superintendent
Anoka-Hennepin School District

Treasurer
Dr. Scott Thielman (20-23)
Superintendent
Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools

Region I
Dr. Matthew Hillmann (19-22)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
Northfield Public Schools

Region II
Mr. Jeff Bertrang (19-22)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
New Ulm Public Schools

Dr. Katie Clarke (19-23)
Greater MN Curriculum Component
Group Representative
Director of Teaching & Learning
Worthington School District

Region III
Dr. Chad Anderson (20-22)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
Tracy Area Public Schools

Region IV
Mr. Rick Bleichner (20-21)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
Herman-Norcross Community Schools

Region V
Mr. Lee Westrum (16-23)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
Wadena-Deer Creek Public Schools

Region VI
Ms. Janell Bullard (18-22)
Greater MN Special Education Component Group Representative
Executive Director
MAWSECO

Mr. Robert Prater (19-21)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
Hinckley-Finlayson Public Schools

Mr. Eric Simmons (20-22)
Greater MN Technology Component Group Representative
Director of Technology
Chisago Lakes School District

Region VII
Mr. Kevin Grover (18-21)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
International Falls Schools

Region VIII
Ms. Suraya Driscoll (18-22)
Greater MN Central Office Component Group Representative
Director of Teaching & Learning
East Grand Forks Public Schools

Dr. Bruce Jensen (17-23)
Service Provider Component Group Representative
Executive Director
Northwest Service Cooperative

Dr. Christopher Mills (16-22)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
Stephen-Argyle Central Schools

Region IX
Dr. Joe Gothard (20-23)
St. Paul Public Schools Representative
Superintendent
St. Paul Public Schools

Ms. Connie Hayes (15-21)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
NE Metro 916 Intermediate District

Mr. Darren Kermes (18-22)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
SW Metro Intermediate District 288-06

Mr. Astein Osei (20-21)
Superintendent Component Group Representative
Superintendent
St. Louis Park Public Schools

Ms. Renae Ouillette (17-23)
Metro Special Education Component Group Representative
Executive Director of Special Services
Lakeville Area Public Schools

Dr. Nichole Rens (20-23)
Metro Curriculum Component Group Representative
Director of Curriculum & Instruction
St. Francis Area Schools

Dr. Aaron Ruhland (20-21)
Metro Central Office Component Group Representative
Director of Learning & Accountability
Orono Public Schools

Dr. Joel VerDuin (17-23)
Metro Technology Component Group Representative
Chief Technology & Information Officer
Anoka-Hennepin School District

Dr. Ric Dressen (18-21)
Retiree Representative
Retired Superintendent

MASA Executive Director
Dr. Deb Henton

MASA Director of Professional Learning
Mia Urick