The MASL Board of Directors is comprised of officers, committee chairs, region directors, and other representatives.
These officers comprise the MASL Executive Committee.
President – Kirsten Shaw, Martin Warren Elementary, Warrensburg School District
First Vice-President – Kris Baughman, Eastwood Hills Elementary, Raytown C-2 School District
Second Vice-President – Melissa Corey, Robidoux Middle School, St. Joseph School District
Secretary – Jill Williams, McDonald County High School, McDonald County R-1 School District
Treasurer – Becky Haynes, Cassville Middle School, Cassville R-IV School District
Past-President – Amy Hertzberg, Nevada Middle School, Nevada R-V School District
AASL Delegate – Matt King, Discovery Elementary, Orchard Farm School District
MASL’s Committee Chairs each serve on the Board.
Each Region’s Director/President serves on the Board.
Lisa Scroggs – Assistant Director of English Language Arts, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
The MO DESE Representative serves as a liaison between MASL and the MO Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This seat provides the Association with information about current issues relating to education, libraries and librarians. In addition, this seat offers suggestions on member recruitment, education and retention through various resources in the state agency. The MO DESE representative holds non-voting seat on the Board.
MO State Library Representative
Robin Westphal – State Librarian, Missouri State Library
The Missouri State Librarian, or a representative appointed by the State Librarian, serves as a liaison between MASL and the State Library. This seat offers current library policy and procedure updates to the Association. The Missouri State Librarian or appointed representative holds a non-voting seat on the Board.