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.

Sonya Sailer Photo

Sonya Sailer, Board President

Current position: Director of Human Resources, Waconia Public Schools


MaryAnn Thomas Photo

MaryAnn Thomas, Board President-Elect

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


Elizabeth Fischer Photo

Elizabeth Windingstad, Board Secretary & Treasurer

Current position: Director of Human Resources, Willmar Public Schools



Ryan Stromberg, Immediate Past-President

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


Thomas May Photo

Thomas May, Board Member

Current position: Executive Director of Human Resources, Eden Prairie Schools


Nicole Tuescher Photo

Nicole Tuescher, Board Member

Current position: Director of Human Resources, Edina Public Schools


Kristin Dehmer Photo

Kristin Dehmer, Board Member

Current position: Executive Director of Human Resources and Operations

State Negotiators Facilitators

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

Tim Caskey Photo

Tim Caskey, State Negotiators Facilitator - Oct, Nov, Dec

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


Craig Holje Photo

Craig Holje, State Negotiators Facilitator - Apr, May, Jun

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


Matt Mons Photo

Matt Mons, State Negotiators Facilitator - Jan, Feb, Mar

Current position: General Counsel and Director of Human Resources, White Bear Lake Area Schools


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Tom Pederstuen, State Negotiators Facilitator - Jul, Aug, Sep

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


Additional Support


Chris Hoehn Photo


Chris Hoehn, Coordinator


Contact us

MASPA \ State Negotiators
PO BOX 4485
Saint Paul MN 55104

(651) 343-2608

MASPA is a nonprofit organization under IRC 501(c)(6) - FEIN: 26-2135974
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