Three elected to NEA Board of Directors; others picked for state office

Drew Campbell, Eric Minore and Jenifer Almassy were elected to the NEA Board of Directors.

Three MEA members were elected by their peers to the NEA Board of Directors at the MEA Regional Assembly on Saturday.

Drew Campbell, a custodian engineer from Waterford, and Eric Minore, a math teacher at Swartz Creek Middle School, were elected to three-year terms that begin Sept. 1.

Jenifer Almassy, a computer and English teacher in Reese Public Schools, was elected to a term beginning immediately and ending Aug. 31, 2013.

In addition, Robert Hanchek of Region 17 and Michael Graves of Region 7 were elected as at-large ESP representatives to the MEA Board of Directors.

Other election results include:

Local Affiliates Commission

Two members for three-year terms beginning Sept. 1, 2013, and ending Aug. 31, 2016:

  • Steve Conn, Region 2
  • Brian Byars, Region 8

Human Relations Commission

Two members for three-year terms beginning Sept. 1, 2013, and ending Aug. 31, 2016:

  • Tim Russ, Region 8
  • Valerie Bates, Region 7

Instruction and Professional Development Commission

Two members for three-year terms beginning Sept. 1, 2013, and ending Aug. 31, 2016:

  • Rita Vater-Darnton, Region 10/MEA-Retired
  • Alexis Ervin, Region 11

International Understanding Commission

Two members for three-year terms beginning Sept. 1, 2013, and ending Aug.31, 2016:

  • Mary Bouwense, Region 9
  • Nanci Love, Region 17

Legislation Commission

Two members for three-year terms beginning Sept. 1, 2013, and ending Aug. 31, 2016:

  • Jeff Leonhardt, Region 15
  • Laura Morrisson, Region 9

One member for a term beginning immediately and ending Aug. 31, 2014:

Jack Schneider, Region 2/MEA-Retired