Joining the Board

The following MAEA Board positions are currently open for a two-year appointment, January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2023. Interested members, as well as eligible incumbents, are encouraged to apply. We are also always looking for members to join committees, which is where the majority of MAEA work is completed. 

  • President-Elect – The position of President-Elect transitions to a two year term as President and then a two year term as Past President, for a total of six years

If you are interested in the position of President-Elect please submit your resume or CV and a short biography (250 words) to secretary@massarted.comMore information about the responsibilities of President-Elect and President can be found here.

  • Retired Representative
  • Community Arts Representative
  • Exhibitions Committee Chair
  • Advocacy Liaison
  • Webmaster
  • Publications Editor

The following positions are open for a partial term:

  • Awards Committee Chair, Now – Dec 31, 2022 – Partial term
  • Secondary Division Director, Now – Dec 31, 2022 – Partial term

More information about the positions above can be found here. If you are interested in any of these positions please submit a resume or CV and a letter or email of intent to Jaimee Taborda at secretary@massarted.com.

Join a Committee

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 awards, exhibitions, public relations, professional development, student recognitions, or youth art month.

Email the Committee Chairs via the emails linked above for more information about upcoming meetings, and how you can join the committee.

General Elections & Appointment Information

Board positions are two year terms, unless otherwise noted. Please see the schedule below for each position. Interested members, as well as eligible incumbents are encouraged to apply in October of each year.

For more information regarding elections and appointments please see Article V, Section 1 and 2 of the Massachusetts Art Education Association Constitution.

Elections for President-Elect and appointments for Special Interest Representatives, and Exhibitions Committee Chair, Publications Editor, Webmaster, and Liaisons will happen in the fall of odd number years. Terms will begin on January 1 following the election and appointments.

Elections for Treasurer, Secretary, and ED&I Director-Elect, and appointments for Division Directors, Conference, Youth Art Month, Awards and Student Recognition Committee Chairs will happen in the fall of even number years. Terms will begin on January 1 following the election and appointments.

Questions? Please contact Melissa Mastrolia at president@massarted.com.