Midwest Committees

Below is a list of committees, their description, the Chair's name and phone number and the regular meeting date & time.
[NOTE: The regular meeting may change, so check the calendar found on our home page or the newsletter for accurate times, dates and locations.]

Any member who would like to join a committee is welcome.

Committee descriptions are limited to the official charter description in the appropriate SPEEA governing document, per the Executive Board Communications Committee. Members are encouraged to contact a committee officer or attend a meeting for additional information.


Governing Documents Committee

Chair: James Hatfield - (316) 526-0830
Vice-Chair: R. Matthew Joyce - (316) 207-7121
Secretary: Donna Lehane - (316) 526-7009

Meeting Time: 3rd Monday of every month

Develops changes it deems necessary, based on its own review of the Governing Documents and/or request of the Midwest Regional Council or other governing body. Reviews Midwest Regional Council action for inclusion in the Midwest Regional Policy Manual. Recommends and proposes new policies as the need arises.


Legislative & Public Affairs Committee

Chair: Matthew Joyce- (316) 207-7121
Vice-Chair: Debbie Logsdon - (316) 523-4093
Secretary: Donna Lehane - (316) 526-7009

Meeting Time: 3rd Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

Analyzes pending government legislation and candidates’ positions and their impact on SPEEA and our members. Investigates and plans associations with regard to legislative activities. The committee presents its findings and recommendations to the SPEEA Midwest Council for action.


Membership Activities Committee

Chair: Pat Clough - (316) 523-1503
Vice-Chair: Daniel Ryan - (316) 526-4088
Secretary: Daryl Doshier - (316) 393-0280

Meeting Time: 1st Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

Responsible for planning & implementing social activities for the Midwest membership.