MESPA Divisions

MESPA spans the state of Minnesota with 12 regional divisions. Each division holds regular meetings to network and address the needs of its members.

Central Division

Division President
Mark Ziebarth
Isanti Intermediate School

Division President-Elect

Amy Millard
Sauk Centre Elementary

Central Page

Minneapolis Division

Division President
Merry Tilleson
Lake Harriet Community

Division President-Elect

Ryan Gibbs
Loring Community

Minneapolis Page

East Suburban Division

Division President
Heather Nelson
Rutherford Elementary

Division President-Elect 
Stephen Gorde
Lake Elmo Elementary

East Suburban Page

Northeast Division

Division President
Tom Cawcutt

Barnum Elementary

Division President-Elect
Jennifer Larva 
Lowell Elementary

Northeast Page

Northern Division

Division President
Wendy Templin
Northern Elementary

Division President-Elect
Jason Luksik
Lincoln Elementary

Northern Page

North Suburban Division

Division President
Paul Anderson
Sand Creek Elementary

Division President-Elect

Janel Wahlin
Morris Bye Elementary

North Sub. Page

St. Paul Division

Division President
Christine Vang
Como Park Elementary

Division President-Elect

Craig Anderson
Battle Creek Elementary

St. Paul Page

South Suburban Division

Division President
Lisa Reichelt
Akin Road Elementary

Division President-Elect
Tami Staloch-Schultz
Westview Elementary

South Sub. Page

Southeast Division

Division President
John Huttemier
Waseca Intermediate

Division President-Elect
Abe Rodemeyer
Byron Intermediate

Southeast Page

Southwest Division

Division President
Patti Machart
Cedar Mountain Elementary

Division President-Elect
Michelle Rosen
Fairmont Elementary

Southwest Page

Western Division

Division President
Darla Harstad
Woodland Elementary

Division President-Elect
Brendan Bogart
Lincoln Elementary

Western Page

West Suburban Division

Division President
Karen Keffeler
Meadow Ridge Elementary

Division President-Elect

David Parker
Groveland Elementary

West Sub. Page

Division Presidents: Did you know you can apply for PD funds?

$500 can be awarded to your division if you plan to offer a professional development opportunity at a division meeting. Check out the division stipend application and contact the MESPA office if you have questions!

2017 Division Leadership Award

12 MESPA Division Leadership Award Winners, pictured Left to Right: David Oehrlein, Tammy Goetz, Sam Richardson, Garin Bogenholm, Patrick Smith, John Huttemier, Amy Maki, Darin Doherty, Barbara Evangelist, Jim Torkelson, Karen Keffeler, and Judith Brockway.

To read the press releases, select the division pages above. The press releases are listed under division news. 

 Click here to find out more about the MESPA Division Leadership Award. 

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