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Board of Directors

MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
Deanna B HaunspergerChair2/01/20171/31/2019President
Dr. Suzanne I DoreeMember2/01/20181/31/2020Chair of Congress
Michael John DorffMember2/01/20181/31/2019President-Elect
Lisa E MaranoMember2/01/20181/31/2021Chair, Committee on Sections
Jennifer J QuinnMember2/01/20181/31/2019Officer-at-Large, Congress
Prof. Carol S SchumacherMember2/01/20181/31/2020Vice President
Prof. Hortensia SotoMember8/01/201812/31/2022Associate Secretary
Dr. James A SellersSecretary2/01/20181/31/2022Secretary
Prof. James W DanielTreasurer2/01/20171/31/2021Treasurer
AMS-MAA Joint Committee On Cooperation
MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
Michael John DorffMember2/01/20181/31/2019MAA President Elect
Deanna B HaunspergerMember2/01/20171/31/2019MAA, President
Dr. J Michael PearsonMember1/01/201212/31/2021MAA, Executive Director
Jill Catherine PipherMember2/01/20181/31/2022AMS President Elect
Kenneth A RibetMember2/01/20171/31/2019AMS, President
Prof Catherine A RobertsMember8/01/20161/31/2021AMS, Executive Director
Prof Carla D SavageMember2/01/20131/31/2019AMS Secretary
Dr. James A SellersMember2/01/20181/31/2020MAA Secretary
Budget Committee
MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
Prof. James W DanielChair2/01/20171/31/2021Treasurer
Dr. Suzanne I DoreeMember2/01/20181/31/2020Chair of Congress
Deanna B HaunspergerMember2/01/20171/31/2019President
Committee Charge
1/03/2012The charge of the Budget Committee is to work with the Executive Director and Director of Finance to prepare an annual budget for the MAA subject to approval by the Executive Committee and the Board. Further, it shall work with the staff to monitor the current financial status of MAA operations throughout the year and, in so doing, shall be concerned about the early awareness of significant deviations from the budget (decreases in income, threatened increases in expenditures, modifications in the budget, expenditures from the contingency fund, etc.). If necessary, the budget Committee should alert the Executive Committee to developing financial problems and should make appropriate recommendations for corrective action.
Building Subcommittee of the Budget Committee
MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm EndsComments
Prof. James W DanielMember2/01/20171/31/2022Ex Officio, Treasurer
Committee on Committees and Councils
MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
Deanna B HaunspergerChair2/01/20171/31/2019Ex Officio, President
Martha L AbellMember2/01/20181/31/2022Ex Officio, Chair, council on Meetings and Professional Development
Dr. Jenna P CarpenterMember2/01/20161/31/2020Ex Officio, Chair Council on the Profession
Dr. Suzanne I DoreeMember1/01/20171/31/2020Ex Officio, Chair of Council on Programs and Students
Michael John DorffMember2/01/20181/31/2019President-elect
Jennifer R GalovichMember2/01/20171/31/2020Ex Officio, Chair Council on Members and Communities
Prof. Elgin H JohnstonMember2/01/20161/31/2020Ex Officio, Chair of Council on Outreach
Dr. J Michael PearsonMember1/01/201612/31/2021Ex Officio, Executive Director
Jennifer J QuinnMember2/01/20151/31/2019Ex Officio, Chair, Council on Publications
Prof. Margaret M RobinsonMember2/01/20181/31/2022Ex Officiio, Chair, Council on Prizes and Awards
Dr. James A SellersMember2/01/20181/31/2022Secretary, Board of Directors
Committee Charge
8/16/2010The Charge of the the Committee on Committees and Councils (CoCC) is to oversee the committee and council structure. It shall make recommendations to the Board on charges to councils, standing committees and subcommittees, and on the creation or dissolution of councils and committees. It shall advise the President on appointments to councils and committees except where the procedure for filling of a vacancy is prescribed elsewhere in the Bylaws.
Committee on Personnel
MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
Prof. James W DanielChair9/06/20111/31/2022Ex Officio, Treasurer
Michael John DorffMember2/01/20181/31/2019President-elect
Deanna B HaunspergerMember2/01/20171/31/2019Ex Officio, President
Committee Charge
10/28/2014The Committee on Personnel is comprised of the Treasurer as Chair, the President, and the President-Elect (or Immediate Past President if there is no President-Elect).

The charge of the committee is as follows:

1.) To provide management oversight of the Executive Director and the general management of the Association. In particular, it shall determine the compensation of the Executive Director and any other staff as recommended in IRS guidelines; the budget shall be adjusted as necessary to provide for any such expenses.

2.) To determine the compensation and any other support provided by the Association for its non-employees; the budget shall be adjusted as necessary to provide for any such expenses.

3.) To review the Association's human resources and benefits policies affecting the MAA staff, including benefits and compensation, recruiting and staffing, performance evaluation, and organizational structure.
Committee on Reports
MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
Dr. James A SellersChair2/01/20181/31/2022Ex Officio, Secretary
Dr. Suzanne I DoreeMember2/01/20171/31/2021Ex Officio, Chair of Council on Programs and Students
Jennifer J QuinnMember2/01/20151/31/2019Chair, Council on Publications
Dr. Francis Edward SuMember2/01/20171/31/2019Ex Officio, Past President
Committee Charge
1/28/2011The charge is to define the criteria for deciding whether a report shall be published and in what form. This policy shall be submitted to the Executive Committees for approval. The Committee on Reports shall develop "MAA Guidelines for Reports."
Membership: Secretary (Chair), Chairs of the Councils on Education and Publications, Director for Publications and Communications, and the Past-President or the President-Elect.
MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
Dr. Suzanne I DoreeChair2/01/20181/31/2020Chair, Congress and Council on Programs and Students
Martha L AbellMember2/01/20181/31/2022Chair, Council on Meetings and Professional Development
Dr. James A Mendoza AlvarezMember2/01/20171/31/2020Representative-at-Large, Minority Interests
Prof. Curtis D BennettMember2/01/20176/30/2019Southern California-Nevada Section
Jennifer A BergnerMember2/01/20176/30/2019Maryland/DC/Virginia Section
Dr. Mariah BirgenMember2/01/20176/30/2019Iowa Section; Election Committee Member
Dr. Matt BoelkinsMember2/01/20181/31/2019Past Chair
Dr. Eugene C BomanMember2/01/20186/30/2019EPaDel Section
Dr. Debra Susan CarneyMember4/14/20186/30/2020Rocky Mountain Section
Dr. Jenna P CarpenterMember2/01/20171/31/2020Chair, Council on the Profession
Timothy P ChartierMember7/01/20186/30/2021Southeastern Section
Dr. Michael P CohenMember2/01/20181/31/2021Representative-at-Large, Business, Industry and Government
Judith L CovingtonMember2/01/20181/31/2019Vice Chair; Louisiana Mississippi Section
Pam CrawfordMember2/01/20176/30/2019Florida Section; Election Committee Member
Robert L DevaneyMember2/01/20171/31/2019Former President
Michael John DorffMember2/01/20181/31/2019President-elect of BOD
Jason DoumaMember7/01/20176/30/2020North Central Section
Melissa C ErdmannMember2/01/20181/31/2020Recorder; Nebraska-SE South Dakota Section
Jennifer R GalovichMember2/01/20171/31/2021Chair, Council on Members and Communities
Prof. Thomas R HagedornMember7/01/20186/30/2021New Jersey Section
Dr. Christopher HallstromMember7/01/20186/30/2021Pacific Northwest Section
Deanna B HaunspergerMember2/01/20171/31/2019President of Board of Directors
Clare T HemenwayMember7/01/20176/30/2020Wisconsin Section
Mr Jeffrey IbbotsonMember2/01/20171/31/2020Member-at-Large, High School Teacher
Dr. Jacqueline A Jensen-VallinMember2/01/20176/19/2019Texas Section
Jon JohnsonMember2/01/20176/30/2019Illinois Section
Prof. Elgin H JohnstonMember2/01/20171/31/2020Chair, Council on Outreach
Dr. Edward C KeppelmannMember7/01/20176/30/2020Golden Section
Dr. Robert Matthew KleinMember2/01/20181/31/2021Representative-at-Large, Teacher Education
Dr. Emille Davie LawrenceMember2/01/20181/31/2019Representative-at-Large, Minority Interests
Krystina K LeganzaMember7/01/20176/30/2020Indiana Section
Mrs Diane C LussierMember7/01/20186/30/2021Southwestern Section
Lisa E MaranoMember2/01/20181/31/2021Chair Committee on Sections
Prof. Daniel E OteroMember7/01/20186/30/2021Ohio Section
Jeffrey L PoetMember7/01/20186/30/2021Missouri Section
Jennifer J QuinnMember2/01/20181/31/2019Officer-at-Large and Chair, Council on Publications and Communications
Mr Charles RagozzineMember7/01/20186/30/2021Seaway Section
Prof. Thomas A RichmondMember7/01/20176/30/2020Kentucky Section
Prof. Margaret M RobinsonMember2/01/20181/31/2022Chair, Council on Prizes and Awards
Steven J SchlickerMember2/01/20176/30/2019Michigan Section
Prof. Carol S SchumacherMember2/01/20181/31/2020Vice President BOD
Dr. Ronald G Smith IIMember7/01/20176/30/2020Oklahoma-Arkansas Section
Prof. Hortensia SotoMember8/01/201812/31/2022Associate Secretary, BOD
Dr. Karen Batt StanishMember7/01/20186/30/2021Northeastern Section
Dr. Alan C TuckerMember7/01/20176/30/2020Metropolitan New York Section
Dr. Violeta VasilevskaMember2/01/20176/30/2019Intermountain Section
Dr. Eric M WestMember7/01/20186/30/2021Kansas Section
Pamela K WovchkoMember7/01/20176/30/2020Allegheny Mountain Section
Dr. James A SellersSecretary2/01/20181/31/2022Secretary of BOD
Prof. James W DanielTreasurer2/01/20171/31/2021Treasurer
Investment Committee
MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
Prof. James W DanielMember2/01/20171/31/2022Ex Officio, Treasurer
Kristen NairnMember2/01/20181/31/20212nd Term
Stephen ParisMember1/01/20171/31/2020
Prof. Hortensia SotoMember1/01/20171/31/2020
Committee Charge
1/03/2012The charge of the MAA Investment Committee is to recommend a broad investment policy for the Association, and changes thereto, to the Executive Committee and the Board for approval. At least quarterly, the Investment Committee shall review detailed reports from the Treasurer on all funds and fund transactions involving investment funds. Members of the Investment Committee serve 4-year terms.
Nominating Committee
MemberPositionTerm BeginsTerm Ends Comments
Dr. Francis Edward SuChair2/01/20171/31/2019Ex Officio, Past President
Dr. James A Mendoza AlvarezMember2/01/20181/31/2022
Dr. Jenna P CarpenterMember2/01/20181/31/2022
Prof. Richard J ClearyMember2/01/20161/31/2020
Prof. Susan Jane ColleyMember2/01/20161/31/2020
Committee Charge
10/02/2017Nominating Committee is advisory and is chaired by the immediate past president with four additional members appointed by the Board from nominees selected by the Congress for a term of four years. Two members shall be appointed every two years. Members of the Nominating Committee may not serve consecutive terms.