Board of Directors

The MASPA Board of Directors is made up of seven professionals that are actively employed as school administrators in Minnesota. The volunteer Board oversees the operations of both MASPA and State Negotiators. For the 2017-2018 membership year, the Board is:

Brandon Nelson

Brandon Nelson

Board President

Current position: Director of Human Resources, Independent School District 15 - St. Francis

Ryan Stromberg

Ryan Stromberg

Board President-Elect

Current position: Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development, Spring Lake Park Schools

Sonya Sailer

Sonya Sailer

Board Secretary-Treasurer

Current position: Director of Human Resources, Waconia School District

Shelly Monson

Shelly Monson

Board Immediate Past-President

Current position: Human Resources Coordinator, Rosemount Apple Valley Eagan Schools

Elizabeth Fischer

Elizabeth Fischer

Board Member

Current position: Director of Human Resources, Willmar Public Schools

Judy McDonald

Judy McDonald

Board Member

Current position: Executive Director of Human Resources, Osseo Area Schools

MaryAnn Thomas

MaryAnn Thomas

Board Member

Current position: Director of Human Resources, Farmington Area Public Schools

State Negotiators Facilitators

Monthly meetings are facilitated by professionals recognized as leaders in the community.

Tim Caskey

Tim Caskey

State Negotiators Facilitator

Current position: Executive Director Labor Relations and Personnel Services, ISD 728 Elk River School District

Craig Holje

Craig Holje

State Negotiators Facilitator

Current position: Chief Human Resources Administrator Officer, Richfield Public Schools

Matt Mons

Matt Mons

State Negotiators Facilitator

Current position: Director of Human Resources, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools

Tom Pederstuen

Tom Pederstuen

State Negotiators Facilitator

Current position: Director of Human Resources, Rosemount Apple Valley Eagan Schools

Additional Support

Chris Hoehn

Chris Hoehn

Assistant to the Board