AASPA Committees

AASPA committees are a driving force in the development of new programs and services for members and for school personnel administrators. Through collaboration and initiatives, these dedicated volunteers provide information crucial to advancing the profession of school personnel administrators. 

By joining an AASPA committee you’re doing more than volunteering—you’re shaping the future of school HR administration.If you have questions about participating in any of these committees, please contact us.

Committee/Involvement Form

Committee/Involvement Google Form

Legislative & Governmental

The Legislative and Governmental Committee monitors and informs AASPA members of pending legislation involving and impacting school personnel initiatives in the United States and Canada, as well as at the international level.
Sue "Ze" Anderson-Brown
Sue "Ze" Anderson-Brown
MBA, SHRM, PHCLE Executive Director of Human Resources Burlington School District (802)864-2159
Co-Chair
Ray Chung
Ray Chung
Chief Legal Officer Niles Township High School District 219 (847)626-3982
Co-Chair

Membership

The Membership Committee develops both long-term and short-term goals that will continuously support efforts to promote AASPA membership, including assisting with recruitment and retention, and promoting the benefits and services offered by the organization.
Janine Mobley
Janine Mobley
Assistant Director of HR Beaverton School District (503)614-1428
Chair
Shay Williamson
Director of Human Resources Madison County School District (601)499-0800
Co-Chair

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The purpose of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is to serve as the collaborating body for joint action on minority issues of common interest by advocating for the election, appointment, hiring, promotion, and recognition of minorities to positions of influence; and to provide a forum for information exchange and networking.
Tanisha Holland
Tanisha Holland
Equity and Employee Relations Administrator Prince William County Public Schools (703)791-8071
Chair
Karen Rice-Harris
Karen Rice-Harris
Coordinator of Human Resources Community Consolidated Schools District 168 (317)213-7738
Co-Chair

Nominating

The Nominations Committee prepares and presents to the Executive Board and to the membership recommendations for candidates for elected positions as association officers and Executive Board members.
Willie Watson Jr.
Willie Watson Jr.
Chief HR Officer Pflugerville ISD (512)594-0043
Chair
Brian Baca
Brian Baca
Deputy Superintendent Los Lunas Schools (505)865-9636
Co-Chair

Professional Development

The Professional Development Committee develops and monitors a professional development plan for the association; monitors and develops high standards for professional development activities; broadens the association’s role in providing effective professional development activities and programs; makes recommendations regarding a focused training approach.
Jessica Bennington
Jessica Bennington
Executive Director of Human Resources Ogden City School District (801)737-7318
Chair
Dr. Daniel Hartman
Assistant Superintendent South Western School District (717)632-2300
Co-Chair

Recognitions

The Recognition Committee recognizes contributions of an outstanding nature made by members to the association; recognizes outstanding contributions by members or a school district to school personnel administration; recognizes outstanding contributions made by those outside the association in the area of school personnel administration; recognizes outstanding contributions of AASPA affiliate organizations.
Anthony Spurgetis
Anthony Spurgetis
Director of Human Resources Johnston Community School District (515)278-0470
Chair
Michelle Hackney
Michelle Hackney
Director of Human Resources Spring Hill School District USD 230 (913)592-7200
Co-Chair

Scholarship

The Scholarship Committee annually selects the recipient of the AASPA scholarships based on the process and criteria established by the committee; develops, continually monitors and refines the process and criteria for selecting candidates for AASPA scholarships, including the amount of the scholarship awards, financial accounting guidelines for the scholarship awards, and other details regarding the administration of the scholarship program; provides suggestions and ideas for expanding the fundraising opportunities to support annual scholarship awards.
Dr. Linda Kaiser
Dr. Linda Kaiser
Director, Human Resource Services Park Hill School District (816)359-4040
Chair
Dr. Sara Skretta
Dr. Sara Skretta
PHR Certification Officer University of Nebraska-Lincoln (402)472-8626
Co-Chair

Constitution & By-laws

The Constitution and By-laws Committee reviews annually the association’s Constitution and By-laws to determine whether the purpose and the governance of the association are adequately reflected in the document; prepares amendments to better serve the organizations needs.
Dr. Renee Zoladz
Dr. Renee Zoladz
Director of Human Resources New Trier High School (847)784-2211
Chair
Felicia Goss
Content Lead Gwinnett County Public Schools (678)770-9542
Co-Chair
Join a Committee

By joining an AASPA committee you’re doing more than volunteering—you’re shaping the future of school HR administration. We encourage all active AASPA members to join a committee and help take AASPA to the next level.