MIAAA Committees

Administrative Assistants

Chairpersons: Brenda Greear - Gibraltar Carlson & Anna Devitt - Hartland


Annual Conference
Chairpersons: Bill Mick, Retired,
 Gary Oyster - retired:  George Lovich - retired, Dan McShannock - retired, Ken Semelsberger - retired, Karen Leinaar - Bear Lake, Marc Throop - retired, Chris Ceresa - Milford

Annual Conference Program
Development of the Mid Winter Conference program, always looking for topics and speakers that are current for our members:  contact Karen Leinaar at karenleinaar@gmail.com
Chairpersons: Karen Leinaar, CAA Bear Lake & Jeff Kline, CMAA Mt. Morris: RJ Guizzette - Bloomfield Hills, Jason Kemler, RAA - Brethren, Greg Lattig, CMAA - Mason, Sonya Latz, CAA - Ovid Elsie, Orlando Medina, RAA - L'Anse Creuse, Kevin Murphy - Clarenceville, Ryan Portega, CAA - Mona Shores, Mike Quinn, CMAA - Lakewood, John Ray - Monroe Jefferson, Jon Studley, CAA - Ogemaw Heights, Brian Swinehart, CAA - Walled Lake, Bill Mick - retired, Gary Oyster - retired, George Lovich - retired
, Chris Ervin, CAA - St. Johns, Brenda Greear - Gibralter Carlson, Zac Stevenson, CMAA - Lakeview

Collects, evaluates, and recommends members for MIAAA designated awards; Athletic Director of the Year, Distinguished Service Award, Dedicated Service Award, and Regional Athletic Director of the Year.

Chairpersons: Carl Arkema, CAA - retired: Jim Gilmore - retired, Larry Boyer - retired, Mike Holdship - retired, Vicky Groat - Battle Creek St. Philip, Jean LaClair - Bronson, Larry Kelley - retired, Jeff Dassance - Eaton Rapids, Wayne Welton - retired, Jeff Cook - St. Clair, Pete Ryan - Saginaw Heritage, Mike Roberts - Hillsdale Academy



Works with other Michigan educational organizations for the continued support and improvement of Educational Athletics.  Chairpersons: Barry Hobrla, CAA, Pewamo Westphalia & Ken Mohney, CMAA, Mattawan: Mike Bakker - Fenton, Gary Oyster - retired

Chairpersons: Pete Ryan, CMAA, Saginaw Heritage & Dave Chrisinske, CAA, Thornapple Kellogg

Interprets the MIAAA constitution. All changes or revisions to the constitution are reviewed by this committee.

Chairpersons: Deb VanKuiken, CMAA, Holly, Mike Bakker, CMAA - Fenton: Pete Ryan - Saginaw Heritage, Ken Semelsberger - retired, Gary Oyster - retired, Vic Micheals - Detroit Catholic League

Educational Athletics
Develops, maintains, and promotes educational athletics while acknowledging that all people involved in school sports share in providing effective athletic administration.Chairpersons: Mchael Quinn CMAA, Lakewood & Mike Mohn, Delton Kellogg: Greg Lattig, CMAA - Mason, Jon Studley, CAA - Ogemaw Heights, Matt Walderzak - Vestaburg, Travis Spamann - Fennville, Zac Stevenson, CMAA - Lakeview 



Chairpersons: Jeff Kline, CMAA, Mt. Morris & Mike Roy, CMAA, Vicksburg: Tom Flynn - Birmingham Groves, George Lovich - Executive Director

Exemplary Athletic Program
Develops and coordinates the MIAAA Exemplary Athletic Program - a voluntary recognition program for Michigan interscholastic athletic programs that includes an application process, self-assessment, panel review, and site visits.
Chairpersons: Meg Seng, CMAA, Ann Arbor Greenhills & Betty Wroubel, CAA, Pontiac Notre Dame: Jim Feldkamp, CAA - retired, Keith Froelich, CAA - retired, Ken Erny, CAA - Fruitport, Randy Allen - retired, Sean Jacques, CAA - Calumet, Marc Throop, CMAA - retired, Cody Inglis, CAA - MHSAA, Ken Mohney, CMAA - Mattawan, Mike Messner,CAA - retired

Five State Exchange
Keeps the communication lines open with the sister states in section four; Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Chairpersons: Zac Stevenson, CMAA - Lakeview, Kevin Guzzo - St. Joe, Chris Rikker - Portage Northern

Historical Records
Responsible for record keeping of all events, happenings, and personnel of the MIAAA since its inception as an organization. These listings include items such as past presidents, all award winners, life members, CAA, current officers and committee chairs.
Chairpersons: Jon Studley, CAA - Ogemaw Heights, Troy Lynch - John Glenn

Middle School/Junior High
Works to address the needs and issues particular to administrators of Middle School and Junior High athletic programs.
Chairpersons: Jolinda Lucas, CAA Grand Rapids University Prep & Brad Amey, CAA White Pine MS

Membership Services
Chairpersons:  John Thompson, CMAA, Brighton & Tom Mecsey CMAA, Kingsbury

NIAAA Liaison
Chairperson: Ken Mohney CMAA, Mattawan & Deb VanKuiken CMAA, Holly 

Past President
Nominates eligible members to run for the position of recording secretary.
Chairperson: Mike Bakker CMAA, Fenton

Position Statement
Coordinates the MIAAA's voice for change and public positions as approved by the Board of Directors and eventually the entire membership.
Chairpersons: Mike Evoy, CAA, Detroit Catholic League & Eric Albright, CAA, Midland

Professional Development
Coordinates the National Athletic Director Certification Program (CAA) and the National Leadership Training Courses (LTC) for Michigan, offers Continuing Education Unit (SB-CEUs) credit to members at approved MIAAA conferences and programs, contacts and provides support for new Athletic Directors, and provides other professional development services to members.
Chairpersons: Mike Garvey, CMAA, Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic & Fred Smith, CMAA, Benton Harbor & Meg Seng, CMAA, Ann Arbor Greenhills

Responsible for publishing a fall, winter and spring issue of the MIAAA newsletter, The Michigan Athletic Director, that is mailed to all athletic directors and contains important MIAAA news and information.
Chairpersons: Nikki Norris, CAA, Corunna & Sonya Latz, CAA, Ovid-Elsie

Public Relations
Chairperson: Jean LaClair, CMAA, Bronson, Steve Babbit, CMAA Blissfield: Kathy Bondsteel - Jonesville, Ben Farkas - Holland, Dave Feldman - Marian, Mike Fosberg - Hesperia, Jeff Kline , CMAA- Mt. Morris, Jim Oakler - Grosse Ille, Eric Painter - Flat Rock, David Pinkowski - Southgate Anderson, Mike Thayer - Bay City Western, Joe Wallace - Portage Central, Maureen Radulski - Notre Dame Prep

Regional Alignment
Annually updates all schools, their leagues, and the regions they are assigned to.
Chairperson: Mike Quinn CMAA, Lakewood & Zac Stevenson, CMAA - Lakeview: Sean Zaborowski, CMAA - SCS Lakeshore, Mike Mohn - Delton Kellogg, Jeff Kline, CMAA - Mt. Morris

Retirees/Life Membership
Tracks life members, determines Life Membership eligibility of retiring MIAAA members, keeps Life Members informed of MIAAA activities and provides assistance at the Mid-Winter Conference.

Chairpersons: Bill Mick, Retired & Gary Oyster, Retired
: Larry Niederstadt - retired, Mike Holdship - retired, Steve Hennigar, CAA - retired, Charlie Russian - retired, Paul Hornak, CAA - retired, Larry Boyer - retired, Glen Kelly, CMAA - retired, Larry Kelly, CMAA - retired, Tim Kluka, CAA - retired, Bill Taylor, CMAA - retired

Responsible for publicizing, selecting, and awarding four scholarships annually to high school students.

Chairperson: Greg Lattig, CMAA, Mason & Chris Ervin, CAA, St. Johns: Mike Garvey, CMAA - Hackett Catholic Prep, Kevin Veale, CAA - Portland, Chris Galloway - Jackson Northwest, Mike Boyd - Nouvel Catholic Central, Mike Bakker, CMAA - Fenton, Jon Studley, CAA - Ogemaw Heights, Jeff Bell - Freeland,  James Hogan, RAA - Allendale, Eric Albright, CAA - Midland, Luke Beach, CAA - Rochester, Aaron Crouse - Notre Dame Prep, Deane Crowley, RAA - Lowell, Kevin Dean - Edwardsburg, Chad Podolak - Fulton, Teri Reyburn - DeWitt, Scott Cousineau - Leslie, Kristin Melvin - Newaygo, Jack Nummerdor - Holton, Garrett Simpson - Garden City

Works in conjunction with the MHSAA to promote sportsmanship and hold the bi-yearly MHSAA Sportsmanship summit.
Chairperson: Tom Flynn, Birmingham Groves & Greg Ambrose, CAA, Wayne Memorial

Strategic Planning
Chairpersons: Dallas Lintner, CMAA, Owosso & Deb VanKuiken, CMAA, Holly: Fred Smith, CMAA - Benton Harbor, Mike Bakker, CMAA - Fenton, Meg Seng, CMAA - Greenhills, George Lovich - retired, Karen Leinaar, CAA - Bear Lake, Tom Flynn - Birmingham Groves, Ken Mohney, CMAA - Mattawan, Tom Mecsey, CMAA - Kingsbury Country Day, Rick Dorn, CAA - Frankel Jewish Academy, Barry Hobrla, CMAA - Pewoma Westphalia, Van Dickerson, CAA - retired, Cody Inglis, CAA - MHSAA, Aaron Setlak - Warren Cousino, Don Watchowski, CMAA - Brandon, Bob Sager, CAA - Chesaning

Summer Workshop
Chairpersons: Bill Mick, Retired, Gary Oyster, Retired and Dallas Lintner, CMAA - Owosso


Continuous updating the MIAAA website, providing new information and services to the membership
Chairpersons: Karen Leinaar, CAA, Bear Lake & Mike Bakker, CMAA, Fenton

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