MAAE Leadership

BOARD • STAFF COMMITTEES

last updated Sept 2022


Meet our MAAE Support Team

These people provide valuable services to assist with specific initiatives to enact MAAE's mission and vision.

Phyllis Pasley
Executive Director
director@moaae.org
Kyna Iman
Legislative Liaison
kynaiman@earthlink.net
Rachael Wenzel
Communications Director
communicationsdirector@moaae.org
Lauren Hanahan
Arts Integration Specialist
lauren.hanahan@moaae.org
Jeff SandquistFine Arts Education Day Coordinator
jsandquist@moaae.org
Andrea Branstetter
SHOW-ME Arts Coordinator
advocacy@moaae.org
Vicki Bean
Senate Arts Exhibit
Coordinator
senate.exhibit@maea.net

Board of Directors

Elected Board Officers

Jeff Sandquist, Chair, bio

Tom Tobias, Vice-Chair, bio

Michael Dove - Secretary, bio

Bruce Dickerson - Treasurer, bio


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Principal Allied Representatives
to MAAE Board of Director
s

MoASTA Chair - Allison Ross

MOAJE President - John Evans

MAEA President - Kim Powell

MDO - president - Lisa Geger

MBA President - Kenny Hansen

MCDA President - Amy Krinke

Mo Thespians Advocacy Chair - Teri Turner

Speech and Theatre Association representative - William Palmer

HEC Media - Tim Gore

SUPPORT STAFF
and ex-officio members of the MAAE Board

Executive Director - Phyllis Pasley - bio

Legislative Liaison - Kyna Iman - bio

Fine Arts Education Day Coordinator- Jeff Sandquist bio

SHOW-ME Arts Coordinator - Andrea Branstetter bio

Senate Student Arts Exhibit Coordinator - Vicki Bean bio

Communications Director - Rachael Wenzel bio

Arts Integration Specialist - Lauren Hanahan bio

Photographer/Technical Assistance - Ron Jennings


Members-at-Large
MAAE Board of Directors

At-Large - Harlan Brownlee Advisory Council Chair - bio

At-Large - Racism Inclusion Diversity Equity (R.I.D.E.) Committee chair - Maria A. Ellis - bio

At-Large - Arts Integration Committee chair, former Chair of MAAE -Robert Gifford - bio

At-Large members - Urban Schools - Melodye Moore, Ken Moore

At-Large member - Private/Parochial Schools - Brian Sparks

At-Large member - College Students - Shannon Martin

Ex-officio members of the
MAAE Board of Directors

Ex-officio - MCA - State Arts Advocacy Captain - Ben Martin - bio

Ex-officio - MSBA - Brandt Shields

Ex-officio former MDO pres - Alice Bloch

Ex-officio Associate Allied Org Rep - MoPTA - Carla Wiese

Ex-officio MAC representative - Julie Hale

Ex-officio DESE Fine Arts Director - Roger Kelley

Ex-officio Associate Allied Org Rep - MASL - Rebecca Parker

Ex-officio Associate Allied Org Rep SCMTE - Daniel Hellman

Ex-officio Associate Allied Org. Rep - MACAA - Michael Gaines

Ex-officio Associate Allied Org. Rep - GAM - Meredith Wisniewski

Ex-officio Associate Allied Org. MMEA - Advocacy Partner - Brian Hartman

Ex-officio Associate Allied Org - MFAA - Stephen Spates

MAAE COMMITTEES

For a list of committee members >click here

Executive Committee

Jeff Sandquist, Chair >learn more here

Arts Integration Committee

Robert Gifford, Chair >learn more here

Racism Inclusion Diversity Equity R.I.D.E. Committee

Maria A. Ellis, Chair >learn more here

Advisory Council for Financial Sustainability

Harlan Brownlee, Chair >learn more here

Legislative Watch Team

Andrea Branstetter, chair >learn more here

Covid-19 Work Group - disbanded 9/2022

Phyllis Pasley, Coordinator >learn more here

The links at left can additional information about the work of these MAAE committees.
You can also reach these committees from the Committees tab under "home" and "about MAAE" in the navigation bar.