Officers

Tom Tillberry

President

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

Leah Kent

President Elect

Crookston High School
402 Fisher Ave
Crookston, MN 56716
leahkent@isd593.org

Dawnette Cigrand, PhD

Past President

Winona State University
115 Gildemeister Hall
Winona, MN 55987
Phone: (507) 457-5336
dcigrand@winona.edu

Sandra Weaver

Treasurer

Stillwater Area High Schools
5701 Stillwater Blvd N
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

Amber Remackel

VP Elementary

Linwood Monroe
810 Palace St.
St. Paul, MN 55102
Phone: (651) 744-8203
amber.remackel@spps.org

Kelsey MacQueen

VP Middle/Jr. High

Best Academy
2131 12th Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Phone: (612) 876-4031
kmacqueen@thebestacademy.org

Andy Vander Linden

VP Secondary

Saint Peter High School
100 Lincoln Drive
Saint Peter, MN 56082
Phone: (507) 934-4210
avanderlinden@stpeterschools.org

Marguerite Ohrtman

VP Post Secondary

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

Rachel Durose

Graduate Student Rep

Division Presidents

Daniel Fischer

Central

Brainerd High School
702 South 5th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: (218) 454-6200
daniel.fischer@isd181.org

Sarah Kortuem

Lake Area

Boeckman Middle School
Farmington, MN 55024
Phone: (651) 460-1400
skortuem@farmington.k12.mn.us

Debbie Nelson

Minneapolis

Jillian McGee

Northeast

Moose Lake School District
413 Birch Ave
Moose Lake, MN 55767
Phone: (218) 485-4834
jillian.mcgee@isd97.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
Phone: (507) 896-5323
tina.barness@hps294.us

Amanda Frank

Southwest

GFW High School
North Cottonwood Street
Winthrop, MN 55396
Phone: (507) 207-2292
amanda.frank@gfwschools.org

Keela Kuhlers

St. Paul

St Paul Public Schools-
-St Paul Music Academy
27 Geranium Ave
St Paul, MN 55117 651-
Phone: (651) 744-8222
keela.kuhlers@spps.org

Lisa Horowicki

East Suburban

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

Jessica Siler

East Suburban

Centennial High School
4707 North Road
Circle Pines, MN 55014
Phone: 763-792-5016
jsiler@isd12.org

Jamie Nelson

West Central

Lake Park / Audubon High School
PO Box 479
Lake Park, MN 56554
Phone: (218) 238-5915
jjnelson@lpa.k12.mn.us

2017 Officer Nominations

The MSCA Nominating and Elections Committee will be accepting 2017 officer nominations for the following positions from March 10- March 31:

  • President-Elect
  • Elementary Vice President
  • Secondary Vice President

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 President-Elect 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 so as to be knowledgeable about the issues and actions of the organization 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. 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 ea​ch MSCA ​GUIDELINES.
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.

Open: Elementary and Secondary

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.

Elementary and Secondary Vice Presidents shall be elected in odd numbered years.

The Middle/Junior High and Post secondary Vice Presidents shall be elected in even numbered years.

A Level Vice President who ceases to be employed as a school counseling professional in the level that he or she represents may be asked to resign.

Specific responsibilities of Level Vice Presidents 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 ​GUIDELINES 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.

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.