MAAE Board of Directors and Minutes
On this page you will find the following information:
  1. The MAAE Board of Directors
  2. The MAAE Advisory Council 
  3. Meeting Minutes of the MAAE Board of Directors

Scroll down to view the lists and links to the meeting minutes.

 MAAE 2016 Board of Directors
(updated Sept. 30, 2016)
Voting Board Members 
Kathy Bhat, Missouri Choral Directors Association (Alt)
Alice Bloch, Missouri Dance Organization
Mikelle Cortez, Missouri Thespians 
Bruce Dickerson, Treasurer
Michael Dove, Secretary,  Kodaly/Orff 
Ann Geiler, Missouri Chapter American String Teachers Association (Alt)
Robert M. Gifford, Advisory Council Liaison
Kim Hartley-Pirtle, Missouri Bandmasters Association 
Marilyn Humiston, Missouri Chapter American String Teachers Association
Tina Hyde, Missouri Art Education Association 
Cindy Khan,  Missouri Dance Organization (Alt)
Jeff Melsha, Missouri Association for Jazz Education (Alt)
William T. Grega, Missouri Choral Directors Association 
Ah-Lee Robinson, At Large
Jeff Sandquist, Chair
Connie Shoemaker, Vice-Chair, Missouri Art Education Association
Denis Swope, Missouri Bandmasters Association (Alt)
Teri Turner, Speech & Theatre Association of Missouri 
Arthur White, Missouri Association for Jazz Education
Ex-Officio Board Members
Gina Alvarez, VSA Missouri
Show-Me Arts
Dorothy Gardner, Missouri PTA 
Darren Granaas, MO Assoc. of Community Arts Agencies 
 Ed Grooms,  MAAE Professional Development Coordinator
Julie Hale, Missouri Arts Council 
Daniel Hellman, Society for Music Teacher Education
Melissa Herr, Missouri Fine Arts Academy
Kyna Iman, Legislative Consultant
Ron Jennings, MAAE Photographer and Special Projects
Robin Lady, Gifted Association of Missouri
Ben Martin, Executive Director MAAE
Clayton Noltkamper, MAEA Capitol Exhibits Coordinator
 Tom Tobias, Arts Education Director DESE
Darren Verbick, MAEC, Kennedy Center Partners
Kim Weber, Missouri PTA
Steve Williams, At-Large

Advisory Council
Mark Alan Anderson, Visual Art Coordinator, NKC Schools 
Vicki and Barry Bean, Caruthersville High School
Kathy Bhat, Orchard Farm MS/HS 
Harlan Brownlee, Past MAAE Board
Ray Castrey, Past Missouri Fine Arts Academy Director
Dr. Mike Cowan, Retired HS Principal 
Mark Cross, Center Director, Flance Early Learning Center
Brian Crouse, V.P. Education, Missouri Chamber of Commerce
Brent Ghan, Missouri School Boards Association, Chief Comm. Officer
Roger Kelley, Chair, Arts Coordinator, KC 33 School District
Melinda J. Mehaffy, City of Gladstone, Economic Development Admin.
James W. Melton, Coordinator of Fine Arts, Columbia Public Schools
 Aaron Money, Director of Fine Arts, Liberty Schools
Rebecca Moppin, Principal, McMillan Elem., Mexico 59 School District
Dr. Larry Peeno, Former DESE Fine Arts Coordinator
Dr. Charles Taylor, Professor of Communication, Drury University
Advisory Council Roster and Contact Information
The MAAE Board of Directors meets 3-4 times annually.   
Our meetings are open to the public.
2017 MAAE Board Meeting Minutes 
January 21, 2017 
 2016 MAAE Board Meeting Minutes
 2015 MAAE Board Meeting Minutes
2014 MAAE Board Meeting Minutes
 2013 MAAE Board Meeting Minutes
2012 MAAE Board Meeting Minutes