President, Diana Lancaster was assisted by her appointed committee chairs: Archives David Morse; Constitution and Bylaws Harry Bowman; Distinguished Awards Selection Glennelle Halpin; ERIC Liaison Walter Emanuel, Jr.; Evaluation Robert Calvery and Jim Flaitz; Graduate Student Advisory Gerald Halpin; Membership Qaisar Sultana; Minority Recruitment William Person; Nominations Rob Kennedy; Program Bea Baldwin; Special Interest Groups Dot Reed; Local Arrangements 1994 Cliff Hofwolt; Local Arrangements 1995 Larry Daniel; Future Site Selection Ernie Rakow; Publications and Communications Dan Fasko.
Committee Chairs: David Morse, Archives; Harry Bowman, Constitution and Bylaws; Dorothy Reed, Distinguished Awards Selection; John Petry, ERIC Liaison; Jim Flaitz, Evaluation; Jimmy Harris, Graduate Student Advisory; Qaisar Sultana, Membership; William Person, Minority Recruitment; Glennelle Halpin, Nominations; Linda Morse and Linda Cornelious, Program; Jim McLean, Local Arrangements 1996; Ernie Rakow, Local Arrangements 1997; Peggy Kirby, Local Arrangements 1998; Cliff Hofwolt, Future Site Selection; Dan Fasko, Publications and Communications.
John Enger served as Vice-President/ President-Elect and as Chair of the Distinguished Awards Selection Committee; Gerald Halpin, as Secretary/Treasurer; Cliff Hofwolt, as Program Committee Chair; Harry Bowman, as Constitution and Bylaws Chair; David Morse, as Nominations Committee Chair; Qaisar Sultana, as Evaluation Chair; Dan Fasco, as Publications and Communications Chair; Kathy Kramer-Franklin, as Graduate Student Advisory Committee Chair and Jan Downing, as Membership Chair.
Board elections for the coming year included: Gerald Halpin as 1998 Vice President/President-Elect; Cliff Hofwolt as Secretary-Treasurer; and Larry Daniel, Jan Dowling, Linda Morse, and Jimmy Harris as Directors at Large; Jane Nell Luster State as Department of Education Representative and Arlene Amos as Local Department of Education Representative.
had a very smooth operation for registration.
2000 - Bowling Green, KY, President Cliff Hofwolt
In leadership roles, the following folks contributed so much to MSERA during the year: Jim Flaitz as vice-president/president-elect and chair of the Awards Selection Committee, Gerald Halpin as past-president, advisor, and chair of the Nominations Committee, Robert Calvery as secretary-treasurer, Malenna Sumrall as Program Chair, Michele Jarrell as Alabama Representative, Nola Christenberry as Arkansas Representative, Deborah Abell as Kentucky Representative, Ottis LoVette as Louisiana Representative, Linda Cornelious as Mississippi Representative, Ernie Rakow as Tennessee Representative, Beverly Klecker as State Department of Education Representative, Arlene Amos as Local Department of Education Representative, and At-large Representatives Linda Morse, Kathy Franklin, Gahan Bailey, and Scott Bauer, John Petry as executive-secretary and publisher of the Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, Jim McLean and Alan Kaufman, editors of MSERA's journal, Research in the Schools , Nola Christenberry and Lynn Howerton, editors of MSERA's Educational Researcher, David Morse, editor of MSERA's web site and chair of the Archives Committee, Glennelle Halpin as chair of the Budget Advisory Committee, Harry Bowman as chair of the Constitution and Bylaws Committee, Qaisar Sultana as chair of the Evaluation Committee, Carol Mullen as chair of the Graduate Student Advisory Committee, Tony Norman as the chair of the Local Arrangements Committee for the 2000 Annual Meeting in Bowing Green, Bill Spenser as chair of the Future Site Committee, Jerry Matthews as chair of the Membership Committee, Dot Reed as chair of the Publications Committee, and yours truly, Cliff Hofwolt served as president.
: Budget Planning, Managing, and Advisory, Cliff Hofwolt; Constitution
and Bylaws, Harry Bowman; Development, Scott Bauer; Distinguished Awards Selection, Kathy Franklin; Evaluation
, William Spencer; Future Site Selection
, Antony Norman/William Spencer; Graduate Advising, Jean Clark; Local Arrangements
(2002) Judy Boser, (2003) Nancy Masztal and Shirley Bowles, (2004) James McLean; Membership, Gahan Bailey
and Linda Cornelious; Nominations, Jim Flaitz; Program, Jane Nell Luster; Publications and Communications
, Larry Daniels; Archives
and MSERA Website, David Morse; ERIC Liaison, John Petry.
After a long discussion, Cliff Hofwolt
and Jim Flaitz were appointed to submit a proposal to solve this ongoing issue and present it at the Fall Board meeting.
About the membership status, a proposal was presented by Jim and Cliff
to allow non-members to submit proposals.
Cliff Hofwolt and Billy Franklin agreed to work on the Technology Committee this year, especially examining how the organization can more effectively communicate throughout the year.
President, Gahan Bailey; Vice President/President-Elect, William (Bill) Spencer; Secretary, Linda Kondrick; Executive Director, Cliff Hofwolt.
Committee Chairs/Co-Chairs: Archives
, David Morse; Budget Advisory
, Jane Nell Luster; Constitution & Bylaws
, Harry Bowman; Development Committee
, Lawrence (Laurie) Leonard; Evaluation Committee
, Randy Parker and Edward Shaw; Local Arrangements
2007, Linda Kondrick; Graduate Students Advisory, Sherry Shaw & Pam Broadston; Growth & Expansion, Larry Daniel; Local Arrangements
2006, Richard Littleton & Gypsy Abbot; Membership, Michael Ross; MSERA Mentors, Linda Morse; Nominations, Jane Nell Luster; Proceedings
, John Petry; Publications & Communications
, Rob Kennedy & Tom Lucey; Website, David Morse; Research in the Schools, Larry Daniel & Claribel Torres; Researcher, Lynn Howerton & Mary Jane Bradley; Ad-Hoc Committees
: Exhibits/Vendors, Julie Holmes; Technology, Cliff Hofwolt
Cliff Hofwolt was appointed the first MSERA Executive Director.
Cliff also agreed to become the new Secretary/Treasurer for the MSER Foundation.
The MSERA leadership team for 2007 consisted of Cliff Hofwolt as Executive Director, Randy Parker as Vice President/President Elect and chair of the Distinguished Awards Selection Committee as well as LERA liason, Donna Herring as Secretary, Gahan Bailey as Past President and chair of the Nominations Committee and the Budget Advisory Committee, Rebecca Giles as Alabama Director, Linda Kondrick as Arkansas Director, JoAnna Dickey as Kentucky Director, Betty Porter as Louisiana Director, Dana Thames as Mississippi Director, Patrick Kariuki as Tennessee Director, and Eddie Shaw, Julie Holmes, Diane Richardson, and Jack Klotz as at Large Directors.
The Executive Committee of MSERA for 2008 consisted of: Randy Parker, President; Dana Thames, Vice President/President Elect; William (Bill) Spencer, Past President; Donna Herring, Secretary; and, Cliff Hofwolt, Executive Director.
Cliff Hofwolt continued to serve as Executive Director.
2000 - Bowling Green, President Cliff Hofwolt
Thereafter, histories were compiled by Cliff Hofwolt
, John Petry, David Morse and several of the respective presidents.