Officers

Leah Kent Zimmerman

President

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Sarah Kortuem

President Elect

Farmington School District skortuem@farmington.k12.mn.us

Tom Tillberry

Past President

Roseville Area Schools 1240 W. County Rd B-2 Roseville, MN 55112 Phone: (651) 604-1488 tom.tillberry@isd623.org

Sandy Weaver

Treasurer

Stillwater Area Schools 1875 Greeley Street South Stillwater, MN 55082 Phone: (651) 351-8005 weavers@stillwaterschools.org

Joseph Morcomb

Secretary

Totino-Grace High School 1350 Gardena Avenue NE Fridley, MN 55432 Phone: 763-571-9116 x223 joseph.morcomb@totinograce.org

Jillian McGee

VP Elementary

Moose Lake School District 413 Birch Ave Moose Lake, MN 55767 Phone: (218) 485-4834 jillian.mcgee@isd97.org

Kelsey MacQueen

VP Middle/Jr. High

South St. Paul Secondary School 700 2nd Street North South St. Paul, MN 55075 Phone: 651-306-3693 kmacqueen@sspps.org

Lisa Horowicki

VP Secondary

White Bear Lake Area Schools 3551 McKnight Rd. White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Phone: (651) 773-6226 lisa.horowicki@isd624.org

Marguerite Ohrtman

VP Post Secondary

University of Minnesota 56 East River Road Minneapolis, MN 55455 Phone: (612) 624-4577 mohrtman@umn.edu

Stephanie Siatsis

Graduate Student Rep

Minnesota State University, Mankato stephanie.siatsis@mnsu.edu

Division Presidents

Trina Olson

Central

Milaca High School 500 Hwy 23 West Milaca, MN 56353 Phone: 320-982-7233 trina.olson@milaca.k12.mn.us

Marguerite Ohrtman

Lake Area

University of Minnesota 56 E River Rd Minneapolis MN 55455 612-624-4577 mohrtman@umn.edu  

Jenny Moore

Minneapolis

Southwest High School 3414 W. 47th St., Minneapolis, MN, 55410 phone: (612) 668-3053 Jenny.Moore@mpls.k12.mn.us

Tanis Henderson

Northeast

Deer River High School PO Box 307 Deer River, MN Phone: 218-246-8241 x60282 thenderson@isd317.org

Leah Kent

Northwest

Crookston High School 402 Fisher Ave Crookston, MN 56716 Phone: (218) 281-2144 leahkent@isd593.org

Tina Barness

Southeast

Houston Public Schools- -Minnesota Virtual Academy 306 W Elm St Houston, MN 55943 (507) 896-5323 tina.barness@hps294.us

Amanda Bomstad

Southwest

Mankato West High School 1351 South Riverfront Dr. Mankato, MN 56002 507-207-3908 abomst1@isd77.k12.mn.us  

St. Paul

St. Paul

Co-Presidents: Richard Mack Saint Paul Public Schools Farnsworth Aerospace 5-8 Campus 1000 Walsh Street Saint Paul, MN 55106 651.744.4417 rich.mack001@gmail.com   Beth Coleman St. Paul Public Schools Department of School Climate and Support 1780 W. 7th Street St. Paul, MN  55116 651-744-7378 beth.coleman@spps.org

Dawn Mensing

East Suburban

BlueSky Online School 33 Wentworth Ave E, Suite 100 West St Paul, MN 55118 651-230-8147 esscapresident@gmail.com

Kari Gloege

West Central

Detroit Lakes Public School Rossman Elementary 1221 Rossman Ave. Detroit Lakes, MN . 56501 218-847-9268 ext. 7141 kgloege@detlakes.k12.mn.us

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2018 Officer Nominations

The MSCA Nominating and Elections Committee will be accepting 2018 officer nominations for the following positions until February 16, 2018:

  • President-Elect
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Middle/Jr High Level VP
  • Post-Secondary VP

Please complete this nomination survey: www.tinyurl.com/MSCA2018ballot

PRESIDENT ELECT
The President-Elect fulfills the President’s
obligations in the President’s absence and
prepares to assume the office of President.
Specific responsibilities of the this position
include the following:
a . Perform such duties as may be directed
by the Bylaws and/or Governing Board.
b . In the absence of the President,
assume the role of the President with all
of its authority and responsibility.
c . Prepare for presidential year by
working closely with the President to be
knowledgeable about the issues and
actions of the organization, in order to
facilitate smooth transition of leadership.
d . Perform such duties as may be
directed by the President or the
Governing Board.
e . Submit Leadership Reports to the
Governing Board.
f . Shall be a delegate with the President
to the ASCA Delegate Assembly.
g . May conduct a “First Timer” welcome
reception and orientation meeting at
MSCA Annual Conference.
h . Member of selection committee for
annual scholarships.
i . Attend all MSCA Governing Board
meetings.
j . Prepare quarterly article for
publication in each MSCA publication.
k . Chair the Nominations and Elections
and the Bylaws Committees and serve on
the Finance and the Membership
Committees.
l . Be an individually paid member of
MSCA and ASCA

Level Vice Presidents shall be elected for two-year terms to represent professional school counselors
in Elementary, Middle/Junior High, Secondary, and Postsecondary work settings.
Specific responsibilities of this position include the following:
a . Perform duties as directed by the Bylaws and/or Governing Board.
b . Represent the interests, needs, and concerns of school counselors in respective work level settings.
c . Generate interest in activities within respective work level settings.
d . Represent MSCA at meetings and conferences of other organizations and with media at the state, region and local levels.
e . Submit Leadership Reports to the Governing Board.
g . Write articles as appropriate for MSCA and other publications.
h . Member of selection committee for Scholarship Selection Committees
i . Facilitate level-sharing sessions at annual conference.
j . Attend and actively lobby at MSCA ‘Day on the Hill’
k . Attend all MSCA Governing Board meetings and participate in the transaction of business that is brought before the Board.
l . Assist the president in the duties and responsibilities of that office.
m . Communicate with ASCA Directors and cooperatively seek ways to meet the needs of MSCA members in this setting.

Specific responsibilities of this position include
the following:
a . Attend and participate in Governing
Board meetings of MSCA.
b . Record the minutes of ALL MSCA
meetings.
c . Prepare and distribute copies of the
meeting minutes via email to the
Governing Board.
d . Store Executive Board meetings
minutes and records for MSCA in file,
that is to be passed on to next secretary.
The file shall contain the past 7 years
secretarial record for auditing purposes.
e . Assist members of the Governing
Board of MSCA with correspondence.
f . Submit a summary of the Governing
Board minutes to each MSCA
publication.

Specific responsibilities of this position include
the following:
a . Attend and participate in Governing
Board meetings of MSCA whenever
possible.
b . Shall keep and maintain the financial
records for MSCA in a file, this is to be
passed on to the next Treasurer. The file
shall contain the past 7 years receipts,
payment vouchers, duplicate checks, etc.
for auditing purposes.
c . Reports the financial status of the
organization upon request of the
president.
d . Twice a year, winter and summer
meetings, written financial reports will
be provided to the Governing Board.
e . Annually works with the Finance
Committee in setting up a proposed
budget for the next year.
f . Keep nonprofit status and all other
state/federal records current and shall
not allow tax payments or other
government-ordered payments or filings
to be overdue or inaccurately filed.
g . A complete fiscal report shall be made
accessible to the membership on the
MSCA website prior to the Annual
Conference.

Send us your Nominations

Only Division Presidents can nominate MSCA members.

Please submit application of position of interest and individual bio for nomination to leahkent@isd593.org​ by March 31, 2017.