Board of Directors

Board of Directors Meetings

Unless otherwise noted on calendar, board meetings occur either before or after the monthly meeting, and are at the same location as the monthly meeting.

All board members are required to attend the meetings. If any other member wishes to attend or needs to address the board, please email [email protected].

Board Meeting Minutes

Board of Directors FAQ


Laurie Anne Nickson, CMP
Michigan Department of Education
email: [email protected] 

1st Vice President

Tammy Novak
MDHHS/Office Workforce Development and Training
email: [email protected] 

2nd Vice President

Heidi Schmitt
Experience Grand Rapids
email: [email protected] 


Anissa Buiskool, CMP, CGMP, CTA
Michigan Public Health Institute
email: [email protected] 


Stacy Yerby, CGMP
Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau
email: [email protected] 

Director, Planner

Shelley Long
Michigan Association of Non-public Schools
email: [email protected] 

Director at Large

Charnitamy (Char) Alexander
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
email: [email protected] 

Immediate Past President

Debbie Kopkau
Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO)
email: [email protected] 

Chartered: January 24, 1990