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Administrative Assistants

The committee is responsible to represent the Administrative Assistants who are members of the MIAAA, including to assist in planning for the Annual Conference and Summer Workshop. A subcommittee is responsible to evaluate and recommend the Administrative Assistant of the Year.​

Chairpersons: Brenda Greear - Gibraltar Carlson, Michele Heiney - Ann Arbor Huron & Anna Devitt - Retired

Annual Conference

The committee with their spouses are the hosts of the Annual Conference, they work with the hotel and staff, organize the Conference presentation rooms and set up, work with the vendors and plan all the activities for the March gathering.

Chairpersons: Chris Ervin, CAA - St. Johns: George Lovich - Retired, Dan McShannock, CMAA - Retired, Karen Leinaar, CAA - Retired, Marc Throop, CMAA - Retired, Chris Ceresa, CAA - Retired, Mike Bakker, CMAA - Fenton, Nikki Norris, CAA - East Lansing

Annual Conference Program

Development of the Annual Conference Conference program, always looking for topics and speakers that are current for our members:  contact Nikki Norris at
Chairpersons: Jeff Kline, CMAA - Mt. Morris, Mike Bakker, CMAA - Fenton & Nikki Norris, CAA - East Lansing: RJ Guizzetti - Charlotte, Jason Kemler, CAA - Brethren, Orlando Medina, RAA - New Haven, Kevin Murphy - Clarenceville, Mike Quinn, CMAA - Lakewood, John Ray, RAA - Monroe, Jon Studley, CMAA - Alpena, Brian Swinehart, CAA - Walled Lake, Bill Mick - Retired, Jolinda Lucas, CAA - University Prep Academy, Chris Ervin, CAA - St. Johns, Brenda Greear - Gibraltar Carlson, Anna Devitt - Retired


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: Aaron Crouse, CMAA - Notre Dame Prep & Michael Quinn, CMAA - Lakewood

Jeff Dassance, CAA - Dansville, Brian Gordon, CAA - Royal Oak, Brian Hassler, CAA - Rochester Adams, JT Hogan, RAA - Spring Lake, Robert Hull, RAA - Milan, Jean LaClair, CMAA - Bronson, Mickey Redmond, RAA - Fr. Gabriel Richard, Pete Ryan, CMAA - Retired, Fred Smith, CMAA - Bangor, Dave Walls - Fremont, Chris Westfall, CAA - Ypsilanti Lincoln


The committee works with the MHSAA to provide information and assistance when discussing the various school sizes across our state.

Chairpersons: Mike Evoy, CAA - Detroit Catholic League & Carlos Calderon, CAA - St. Catherine of Siena


Interprets the MIAAA constitution. All changes or revisions to the constitution are reviewed by this committee.
Chairpersons: Dr. Dallas Lintner, CMAA - Owosso 

Educational Athletics

Develops, maintains, and promotes educational athletics while acknowledging that all people involved in school sports share in providing effective athletic administration.

Chairpersons: Michael Quinn, CMAA - Lakewood & Mike Mohn, CAA - Delton Kellogg: Greg Lattig, CMAA - Mason, Jon Studley, CAA - Alpena, Frank Marietta, RAA - Fennville, Jon Scharf, CAA - Retired, Jeff Clark - Schoolcraft, Sean Zaborowski CMAA - SCS Lakeview 

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, Ken Erny, CAA - Fruitport, Sean Jacques, CMAA - Calumet, Cody Inglis, CAA - MHSAA, Mike Messner, CAA - Retired, Pete Ryan, CMAA - Retired, John Thompson, CMAA - Brighton

Five State Exchange

Keeps the communication lines open with the sister states in section four; Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Chairpersons: Kevin Guzzo, CMAA - St. Joseph & Nick Kocsis, UD Jesuit: Chris Rikker, CAA - Portage Northern

Historical Records/Commemoration

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, CMAA - Alpena & Jason Kemler, CAA - Brethren

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 & Jason Morris - Chelsea MS

Membership Services

The committee works with the online voting for Recording Secretary, works to meet other needs identified by the membership.

Chairperson: OPEN: Mike Evoy, CAA - Detroit Catholic League, John Thompson, CMAA - Brighton, Tom Mecsey, CMAA - Retired 

NIAAA Liaison

The committee works in cooperation with the NIAAA, sharing information and resources to the Michigan membership often through other committees.​

Chairpersons: Mike Evoy, CAA - Detroit Catholic League & Fred Smith, CMAA - Retired

Past President

The Past President works with a nominating committee to recommend eligible candidates to run for the position of Recording Secretary each year.​

Nominates eligible members to run for the position of recording secretary.
Chairperson: Jeff Kline, CMAA - Mt. Morris

Position Statements

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 & Matt Windle, CAA - Plymouth Christian Academy

Professional Development

Coordinates the National Athletic Director Certification Program and the National Leadership Training Courses (LTC) for Michigan, offers Continuing Education Unit (SCECH'S) 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: Fred Smith, CMAA - Retired:  Meg Seng, CMAA - Greenhills, Justin Ansel, CMAA - Comstock & Chad Hottle, CMAA - Retired

Public Relations

The committee works in conjunction with the Awards committee to provide appropriate recognition to the media for our annual award winners, and communicates recognition to the media about members and their programs.​

Chairperson: Jean LaClair, CMAA - Bronson, & Jen Thunberg, CMAA - Bay City Central:  Ben Farkas - Holland, Jim Okler, CMAA - Grosse Ile, Eric Painter - Flat Rock, Mike Thayer, CAA - Bay City Western, Joe Wallace, CAA - Portage Central, Cathy North - Retired, Jack Nummerdor, CAA - Mona Shores MS, James Hogan, RAA - Spring Lake

Regional Alignment

Annually updates all schools, their leagues, and the regions they are assigned to.
Chairpersons: Mike Quinn, CMAA -  Lakewood

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 & Deb Vankuiken, CMAA - 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


The committee works to advertise the opportunity for students of our members to apply for one of 13 scholarships that are given annually. They meet to select, award and recognize the winners each spring.
Aaron Crouse, CMAA - Notre Dame Prep and Jack Nummerdor, CAA - Mona Shores Middle School

Jeff Bell - Freeland, Molly Campbell - Orchard Lake St. Marys, Jeff Engbers, CMAA - Hudsonville Unity Christian, JT Hogan, RAA - Spring Lake, David Pratt, CMAA - Hillsdale, Mickey Redmond, RAA - Fr. Gabriel Richard, Jon Studley, CMAA - Alpena, Jason Vogel - Kent City, Dave Walls - Fremont, Marty Weese, CAA - New Lothrop, Chris Westfall, CAA - Ypsilanti Lincoln


Works in conjunction with the MHSAA to promote sportsmanship and hold the bi-yearly MHSAA Sportsmanship summit.
Chairpersons: Jolinda Lucas, CAA - GR University Prep & Mike Mohn, CAA - Delton-Kellogg: Mike Fosburg - Chippewa Hills

Strategic Planning

The committee provides the road map for the MIAAA to meet annual goals and work towards maintaining an active and viable organization for the future.

Chairpersons: Don Watchowski, CMAA - Novi & Jordan Ackerman, CMAA - Oxford: Dr. Dallas Lintner, CMAA - Owosso, Fred Smith, CMAA - Retired, Mike Bakker, CMAA - Fenton, Meg Seng, CMAA - Greenhills, Karen Leinaar, CAA - Retired, Tom Flynn - Birmingham Groves, Cody Inglis, CAA - MHSAA, Aaron Setlak, CAA - Warren Cousino, Mike Mohn, CAA - Delton-Kellogg, Kevin Guzzo, CMAA - St. Joseph, Allison Sartorius, CAA - Waterford

Summer Workshop

The committee meets with the local hotel to organize and confirm all necessary rooms and meals for this Summer Workshop, including finalizing all speakers and guests.​

Chairpersons: Mike Bakker, CMAA - Fenton & Eric Albright, CAA - Midland


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

More Info

If you are interested in participating on a committee, please fill out the form and a committee chair will contact you.  The organization runs with many volunteers and that is what makes us so strong.​

Fill out the Committee survey form below to serve as an active member of the organization that works on volunteers.

Related Documents:

Committee Survey Form

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