Legislation Commission

Note: The Legislation Commission is striving to obtain member input for determining our 2014-2016 legislative priorities. Meetings will be conducted at Region Councils and other appropriate MEA events between September-November of 2014.

Please click here to provide your input on MEA's 2014-16 legislative priorities.

 

2013-14 Charge

To help ensure that the education of our students and the working environments of our members are of the highest quality.

To help develop local capacity by the identification and development of strategies that help locals increase member participation in the legislative process at the local and state level.

Goal:  Develop the two-year legislative package.

This commission meets regularly every other year to prepare and present a two-year legislative package (fall of even years).

 

Legislation Commission members

Start Date

Six RA elected/staggered terms/2 full consecutive 3 yr. terms

 

2012

Brian Harding (2015-RA-Reg 10)

 

2012

Ned Burdick (2015-RA-Reg 7)

 

2011

Laura Morrisson (2016-RA-Reg 9)

 

 

Vacancy (2016-RA-Reg)

 

2008

Don Tilley (2014-RA-Reg 12)

Chair

2013

Jack Schneider (2014-RA-Reg 2) MEA-Retired

 

Start Date

Three Board appointed/staggered terms/2 full consecutive 3 yr. terms

 

 

Vacancy (2014-BD-Reg)

 

 

Vacancy (2014-BD)

 

2009

Laurel Plagens (2015-BD-Reg 2)

 

Start Date

Up to (3) MEA Board member/2 full consecutive 3 yr. terms

 

2013

Jeff Leonhardt (2016-BdM-Reg 15)

 

2010

Roy Freeman (2014-BdM-Reg 5)

 

2011

Paul Helder (2014-BdM-Reg 9)

 

Start Date

One NEA Director/2 full consecutive 3 yr. terms

 

2012

Frank Burger (2014-NEA Dir-Reg 10)

 

Start Date

Liaisons

 

2010

Larry Smartt (2016 MEA-Retired)

 

2007

Nick Valenti (2014-MAHE – Reg 7)

 

 

Vacancy (2014-SMEA)

 

Staff Liaison

David Michelson & Don Noble

 

*An election for this position will be run at the Spring RA