MSPAA Board and Committee Information:
There are five elected regular members, known as the Board of Governors, who serve the Association for a two year term.
There are sixteen committees that support the operations of the association.
Members of this committee, along with the chairman, will lobby for legislation the MSPAA is sponsoring, keep in touch with legislators and other elected and appointed officials and testify at hearings for MSPAA, MSP and MSP employee groups. Generally keep the MSPAA Board of Governors informed on legislative and political actions.
The chairman of this committee keeps the official copy of the MSPAA bylaws, reviews them and brings suggested changes to the Board members for review.
The chairman of this committee schedules the various meeting locations for the MSPAA and coordinates with the management of the meeting sites with respect to cost, seating, meals, date and times.
Membership and Nominations
The Membership Chairman provides a list of eligible candidates for the Officers of the of the Board of Directors. He also maintains the membership roster and is responsible for reviewing the status of candidates for the Board of Directors to determine if they are members in good standing. The Chairman will develop and present to the Board of Directors the names of the candidates for office before the January meeting in the year of an election.
MSPAA Civilian of the Year
The Chairman is responsible for gathering information regarding candidates for the Civilian of the Year. The committee will review all the information of the candidates and designate the Civilian of the Year.
The chairman of this committee is responsible for managing special projects implemented by the association.
Information Technology Services
This committee is responsible for the design and maintenance of the MSPAA website and Social Media outlets (Facebook and MeWe). The IT Services team manages the online collaboration Workspace for mspaa.org and maintains the email distribution service to keep the membership informed of events and notices.
The chairman of this committee develops the quarterly newsletter and coordinates with a printer for the timely printing and mailing.
MSPAA chaplains provide spiritual guidance and support to our members and their families.
Chaplain Emeritus Rev Elwood Ulmer
This position is an Attorney, preferably a member of the MSPAA, who will represent or give advice to the MSPAA in legal situations.
MSP 100th Anniversary
This special committee will coordinate events and resources in support of the MSP 100th Anniversary (2021).
MSPAA Trooper of the Year
The Chairman is responsible for gathering information regarding candidates for Trooper of the Year. The committee will review all the information of the candidates and designate the Trooper of the Year.
Alumni (Organizational) License Plates
The chairman of this committee, along with his area representatives, issues MSPAA organizational license plates to regular and sworn members.