Student Programs Advisory Committee

The SMEA Advisory Committee meets once a month.  All SMEA members are welcome to attend.  Please RSVP to if you plan to attend one of the following meetings:

October 25, 2014

November 22, 2014 (at Central Michigan University)

December 20, 2014

January 24, 2014

Start Date

Committee Members



Brianna Bolton (Wayne State)



Bridget Buse (Ferris State University)



Danielle Desilets (Michigan State University)



Jennifer Lee (Oakland University)



Ashley Monahan (Ferris State University)



Jessica Osos (Michigan State University)



Kaileigh Schippa (Central Michigan University)



Rachel Smart (University of Michigan Dearborn)



Vacancy (Western Michigan University)



Vacancy (Baker College)



Vacancy (Saginaw Valley State University)


Start Date




Eric Minore (2015-BdM-Reg 10)



Richard Hosking (2016-MEA-Retired)


Staff Liaison

Joyce Phelps


2014-15 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 policies and strategies that will enhance the long term viability of SMEA and the expansion and growth of University Chapters.

Committee Charge:  To provide professional development and leadership opportunities for pre-service members of the association.

The committee will:

  • Assist staff with the planning, organization and evaluation of the Student Professional Development Conference.
  • Recommend strategies and assist in the recruitment of minority members.
  • Provide advice and support for the creation, organization, successful operation and growth of local student organizations on college and university campuses.
  • Represent the MEA student program at local, state and national meetings and conferences.

Joyce Phelps

Staff Liaison
SMEA Program
1216 Kendale Blvd.
East Lansing, MI 48823

800-292-1934 ext. 6262


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