Roger has practiced in the area of school law since 1981. A highly regarded school law expert, he co-chairs the Minnesota State Bar Association School Law Conference, is on the executive committee of BELL (the education lobbyist group), and frequently speaks and lectures on school law topics. In addition to representing MESPA members, Aronson is Special Projects Counsel for the Minnesota State High School League and represents MASSP (Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals). Aronson is a member of the Minnesota, as well as the National Council on School Attorneys. He is a graduate of St. John's University and the University of Minnesota School of Law. For more information on MESPA legal services, members can visit the Resources page here.
Program & Operations Manager
Rachel joins MESPA with an extensive background in public and higher education as well as a passion for event management. Rachel has worked and volunteered in public schools from Maple Grove to Minneapolis to St. Paul, and she truly admires the strength and enthusiasm that school administrators contribute to the education field. She is proud to support these educators in her role as Program Manager. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys biking, reading, and spending time with her husband and 2 rescue pups.
Karoline has a professional background focused on marketing, design, and general business operations for individuals and nonprofits in the arts and cultural sectors. With an educational thread carrying throughout her career, and as the mother of two young children, Karoline loves exploring and is a proponent of lifelong learning. Karoline has an MA in Arts and Cultural Management from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. Having returned to Minnesota after a few years in Seattle, she is excited to be working for MESPA and rediscovering the area with her family.
PR & Engagement Manager
Sarah is excited to join the MESPA team as PR and Engagement Manager. Sarah has developed and promoted after-school youth media programs in Saint Paul and neighboring suburbs, and received her Bachelor's degree in media and cultural studies from Macalester College. Working with students has been the highlight of Sarah's career, and she looks forward to making a return to education by supporting Minnesota's elementary and middle-level principals. She loves to spend time with her partner and their cat, bake cakes, make crafts, and believes in life-long learning.