Category: Appointments

Join the Board

The MAEA board is filled by MAEA members just like you. Consider giving back to your state association in the role of an official board position. The following appointed board positions are open for a two-year appointment that starts January 1, 2023.
  • Elementary Division Director – no incumbent
  • Middle Level Division Director
  • Secondary Division Director – no incumbent
  • Higher Education Division Director – no incumbent
  • Museum Education Division Director – no incumbent
  • Supervision/Administration Division Director – no incumbent
  • Preservice Division Director
  • Conference Committee Chair
  • Awards Committee Chair – no incumbent
  • Youth Art Month Committee Chair
  • Professional Development Committee Chair
  • Webmaster (non-voting) – no incumbent

We have a number of positions open for a partial term:

  • Retired Representative Now – Dec 31, 2023
  • Community Arts Representative Now – Dec 31, 2023
  • Exhibitions Committee Chair Now – Dec 31, 2023
  • Publications Editor Now – Dec 31, 2023
Interested members as well as eligible incumbents are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please submit a letter of intent and an updated resume/CV via email to secretary@massarted.com no later than December 1, 2022.
For additional information about responsibilities and descriptions please refer to the MAEA website. The MAEA Executive Committee will meet to review the materials and notify all parties by mid December.

Join the Board

The MAEA board is filled by MAEA members just like you. Consider giving back to your state association in the role of an official board position. The MAEA Executive Committee positions of Secretary, Treasurer, and ED&I Director-Elect are open for a two-year appointment, starting January 1, 2023.
Interested members, as well as eligible incumbents should submit a letter of intent, resume/CV, short biography (250 word), and headshot for the election to Jaimee Taborda at secretary@massarted.com by November 1, 2022. Elections for Secretary, Treasurer, and ED&I Director-Elect will open November 15 through November 31 and will be held electronically.
The following appointed board positions are open for a two-year appointment that starts January 1, 2023.
  • Elementary Division Director
  • Middle Level Division Director
  • Secondary Division Director
  • Higher Education Division Director
  • Museum Education Division Director
  • Supervision/Administration Division Director
  • Preservice Division Director
  • Conference Committee Chair
  • Awards Committee Chair
  • Youth Art Month Committee Chair
  • Professional Development Committee Chair
  • Webmaster (non-voting)

We have a number of positions open for a partial term:

  • Retired Representative Now – Dec 31, 2023
  • Community Arts Representative Now – Dec 31, 2023
  • Exhibitions Committee Chair Now – Dec 31, 2023
  • Publications Editor Now – Dec 31, 2023
Interested members as well as eligible incumbents are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please submit a letter of intent and an updated resume/CV via email to secretary@massarted.com no later than December 1, 2022.
For additional information about responsibilities and descriptions please refer to the MAEA website. The MAEA Executive Committee will meet to review the materials and notify all parties by mid December.

Join the Board – Open Positions

Board membership is on a voluntary basis and members are appointed to a two-year term. This working board meets monthly. Minimal time is required outside of the regular meetings to execute specific tasks as delegated during board meetings, or to participate in extra initiatives around program development, community engagement, and strategic planning. 

Interested candidates should submit their resume or CV/letter of intent to secretary@massarted.com

Division Directors and Retired Representative and Community Arts Representative:
Candidate must be able to perform the following:

  • Act as a point person for elected division and relay issues and pertinent information using the MAEA procedure for emailing.
  • Attend (virtually or in-person) monthly board meetings and annual retreats.
  • Submit reports as needed to the shared Google Drive folder at least eight days prior to the scheduled Board meeting.
  • Review the reports in the shared Google Drive folder prior to the scheduled Board meeting.
  • Attend MAEA sponsored events, conferences, exhibitions, and/or activities.
  • Author or solicit at least three articles per year for the MAEA News (digital publication).
  • Chair or actively participate in at least one MAEA committee.
  • Review policy and procedures, and make recommendations for inclusion in the Policy Manual as in the best interest of the Association and its members.

Committee Chairs:
Candidate must be able to perform the following:

  • Act as a point person for the committee and relay pertinent information to the board.
  • Attend monthly board meetings either virtually or in person, if unable to attend notify the secretary as soon as possible.
  • Hold committee meetings, and document work via committee meeting template. Monthly meetings are suggested.
  • Submit a report via report template with highlighted action items as needed to the secretary at least eight days prior to the scheduled meeting. In addition to action items, reports should include committee accomplishments and future plans. 
  • Work with committee to reference, review, and update Policy Manual including procedures, timelines, and guidelines. Any changes to procedures and policies must be brought to the board for approval prior to implementation. These plans and actions must be in conformance with the overall strategic plans formulated by the Board of Directors.
  • With the assistance of the committee, submit an annual projected budget for approval by November for the following fiscal year (January 1).
  • Author or solicit from at least one article per year for the MAEA Newsletter.
  • Work toward advancing the mission of the Association.
  • Work with other committee chairs to coordinate efforts.

Webmaster:
Candidate must be able to perform the following:

  • Work with MAEA Board of Directors to maintain MAEA website. 
  • Review and correct links that aren’t working and pictures that aren’t appearing properly.
  • Examine and analyze site traffic.
  • Regulate and manage access rights of different MAEA website users.
  • Work with the PR committee to solicit content from the board, and support the board in updating that content. 
  • Update membership emails/contacts in Constant Contact and email.
  • Submit reports as needed to the Secretary at least eight days prior to the scheduled meeting.
  • Work toward advancing the mission of the Association.
  • Chair or actively participate in the Public Relations Committee. 
  • Review policy and procedures, and make recommendations for inclusion in the Policy Manual as in the best interest of the Association and its members.

Publications Editor:
Candidate must be able to perform the following:

  • Put out a digital publication of the MAEA News three times a year using InDesign. 
  • Edit article submissions (Google Docs) and format (InDesign) the MAEA News for publication.
  • Work with member of the PR Committee to review/edit spelling/grammar of articles as they are submitted via Google Drive and Google Docs. 
  • Notify the MAEA Board when articles are due. 
  • Review submission packets to make sure they are complete (Article, Images, Permission Paperwork).
  • Read and respond to emails sent to editor@massarted.com.
  • Keep submissions organized in MAEA Google Drive.
  • Communicate with organizations and institutions regarding advertisements for the MAEA News.
  • Work with the Public Relations Committee to review and revise policies related to the MAEA News.
    More information re: MAEA News: massarted.com/news/maea-news/
Interested in becoming more involved, but aren’t ready to take the plunge into an official board position? Consider joining one of our active committees like awardsconference, youth art monthpublic relationsstudent recognitionsexhibitions, or professional development. Committees typically meet monthly via Zoom.

Congratulations!

The MAEA Executive Committee is excited to appoint the following MAEA members to the MAEA Board of Directors. MAEA terms run January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2023 unless otherwise noted.

  • Diana Navarrete-Rackauckas | ED&I Director-Elect
  • Rebecca Kostich | NAHS Representative 
  • Margaurita Spear | Early Childhood Representative
  • Billy Claire | Independent Schools Representative
  • Laura Evonne Steinman | Special Needs Representative
  • Alyssa Taranto | Media Arts Representative
  • Lydia Gruner | Conference Committee Chair, term ends December 31, 2022
  • Diana Adams Woodruff | Student Recognition Committee Chair
  • Amy Hussey & Helen Downey | Youth Art Month Co-Committee Chairs

Currently open positions include: President-Elect, Retired Representative, Community Arts Representative, Exhibitions Committee Chair, Awards Committee Chair, Advocacy Liaison, Webmaster, Publications Editor, Secondary Division Director. Click here for more information as well as how to apply for any open position.

New ED&I Director-Elect & President-Elect

The MAEA Board of Directors is pleased to welcome two new board members. Please join the MAEA Board of Directors in welcoming Emily Moran as our first ever ED&I Director-Elect and Maureen Creegan-Quinquis to the role of President-Elect.
Emily will be leading our ED&I Committee in the important work of ensuring that our organization honors and includes people from all communities, especially those who have been historically excluded. If you are interested in getting involved in our ED&I Committee, please email Emily at edi@massarted.com.
Maureen is stepping into a short term as President-Elect and will be taking over as President come January, 2021. If you are interested in connecting with Maureen, please contact her at presidentelect@massarted.com.
We are so excited to welcome these two new board members and look forward to continuing this important work.

Join the Board! Deadline Nov 1

The following MAEA Board positions are currently open for a two-year appointment, January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2020.

Interested members, as well as eligible incumbents, are encouraged to apply.
Voting Positions:
Elementary Division Director
Middle Level Division Director
Secondary Division Director

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Congratulations!

The MAEA Executive Committee is excited to appoint the following MAEA members to the MAEA Board of Directors. MAEA terms run January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2019 unless otherwise noted.

  • Tamera Burns | Secondary Division Director, term ends December 31, 2018
  •  Billy Claire | Independent Representative and Webmaster
  • Tobey Eugenio | Middle Level Division Director, term ends December 31, 2018
  • Heidi Hurley | NAHS Representative
  • Stacy Lord | Community Arts Representative
  • Erin Sutton | Exhibitions Committee Chair
  • Sheila Tetler | Retired Representative

Currently open positions: Preservice and Supervision/Administration Division Director. Description of all positions are in the bylaws. Click here for more information.