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.
Erin is excited to join the MESPA team to support the vital work of Minnesota’s educators. She was previously the Executive Director for the Arts and Cultural nonprofit the Irish Fair of MN. A proud graduate of the St. Paul Public Schools and the University of Minnesota, Erin is passionate about education, arts access, and the public library. An avid tomato gardener, she also enjoys a menagerie of pets and time spent in nature.
Before joining the MESPA team, Michelle held administration, project management, and operations positions in a variety of industries including digital, construction, and special events. She is thrilled and grateful that these professional positions brought her to—and prepared her for—her current position as Membership Manager at MESPA. Michelle is excited to meet and support our MESPA members!
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 is happy to support Minnesota's elementary and middle-level principals. She loves to spend time with her partner and their pets, bake cakes, make crafts, and believes in life-long learning.