The staff of the Michigan Association of School Boards is here to serve the needs of MASB members and others interested in public education. Please note that we have included all staff members in this directory, arranged by department, with email addresses and direct phone numbers.

View an organizational chart of MASB here.


Executive Staff  

Don Wotruba   Don Wotruba, CAE, Executive Director
Association strategic priorities; Board of Directors; external relations; member outreach; overall association management
Kent Cartwright   Kent Cartwright, Ed.D., CPA, Deputy Director
Association budget; association-wide project management; capital budget; human resources
Cheryl Huffman   Cheryl Huffman, Board Liaison
Board of Directors; Committees: Board Policy, Executive and Resolutions and Bylaws; Delegate Assembly; Member Assistance Fund

Communications, Public Relations and Marketing  

Shelley Davis Boyd   Shelley Davis Boyd, M.B.A., CAE, Director of Communications, PR and Marketing
Community relations; marketing plan/strategy; media relations; sponsorships; VIP Program
Stacy Bogard   Stacy Bogard, CAE, Assistant Director of Communications and Public Relations
Annual Report, DashBoard e-newsletter; LeaderBoard magazine; Member Matters webinars; member-facing communication; new board member onboarding; press releases/statements; proofreading; website
Larissa Moyer   Larissa Moyer, M.P.S., Assistant Director of Marketing
Exhibit Show; Get on Board campaign; marketing campaigns/brand oversight; marketing mass emails; new board member onboarding; SmartSheet project management system
Austin Pabian   Austin Pabian, Graphic Designer
Brand Book/brand consistency; Brochures/flyers/Annual Report;LeaderBoard design; graphics/concept development; headshots/event photos
Stacy Washington   Stacy Washington, Administrative Assistant
#MASBHealthy; BoardBook; Bookstore; Exhibit Show coordinator; Pay Schools; purchasing cards; School Board Recognition Month; social media
Phil Knapp  

Phil Knapp, Video Production Coordinator
#MASBHealthy; MI SoundBoard podcast; StoryBoard video newscast; video production—external and internal



Finance and Business Services  

Julie Pierce   Julie Pierce, Comptroller
Accounts payable; audit oversight; new vendor processing; payroll
Amy Sapienza   Amy Sapienza, Accounting Manager
Accounts receivable/revenue transactions; dues; financial statement distribution; invoicing; reconciliations; refunds
Kristine Maier   Kris Maier, Receptionist
Administrative duties; online membership portal
Kim Lamb   Kim Lamb, Part-Time Business Office Staff
Accounting support; office supply ordering

Government Relations  

Jennifer Smith   Jennifer Smith, Director of Government Relations
Delegate Assembly; E-vocate online advocacy; lobbyist; News and Views From the Capitol; Resolutions and Bylaws Committee
De'Shondria Bedenfield   De'Shondria Bedenfield, Policy Analyst and Grassroots Coordinator
Advocacy Institute; Grassroots Advocacy Program; Government Relations Committee; legislative news subscriptions

Information Technology  

Jason Marentette Jason Marentette, Director of Information Services and Technology
System integrations; technology acquisition
Jayson Larner Jayson Larner, Membership Systems and Database Manager
CRM; data integrity; membership database and online portal; reporting and dashboards
  Matthew MacFadden, Infrastructure Administrator
Network and server infrastructure; technical support
Cody Skalmowski Cody Skalmowski, Technology Support Analyst
Application and product license management; Help Desk manager; user account and computer management

Labor Relations and Legal Counsel  

Brad Banasik   Brad Banasik, J.D., Legal Counsel and Director of Labor Relations/Policy
ERiN; labor relations; Legal Trust Fund; Michigan Council of School Attorneys; Neola
    Daniel Feinberg, J.D., Assistant Director of Labor Relations and Legal Services
ERiN; labor relations; legal questions
Stacy Washington  

Stacy Washington, Administrative Assistant
#MASBHealthy; BoardBook; Bookstore; Exhibit Show coordinator; Pay Schools; purchasing cards; School Board Recognition Month; social media


Leadership Development and Executive Search Services  

Greg Sieszputowski   Greg Sieszputowski, M.Ed., Director of Leadership Development and Executive Search Services
Executive search services; leadership development
Debbie Stair   Debbie Stair, M.N.M.L., Assistant Director of Leadership Development
Board training and professional development; CASBAs; strategic planning; workshops/retreats
Jay Bennett   Jay Bennett, M.Ed., Assistant Director of Executive Search Services
Area representative program; executive search services; superintendent evaluation; superintendent support
MacKenzie Feldpausch   MacKenzie Feldpausch, M.A., Education Programming Manager
Annual Leadership Conference; educational opportunities for MASB members; Institutes
Megan McVittie   Megan McVittie, M.Ed., Certification Manager and Instructional Designer
Board Member Certification (CBA) program; learning management system (Compass) 
Whitney Haughey   Whitney Haughey, CMP, Conference and Event Planner
Meeting logistics, SCECH program
Cindy Reisig   Cindy Reisig, Business Assistant
Executive search services support; adjunct contact
Cindy Holmes   Cindy Holmes, Membership Coordinator and Registrar
Board Member Awards Program; CASBAs; event registration