Midwest Committees

Below is a list of committees, their description, the officers' names and phone numbers and the regular meeting day and time. [NOTE: The regular meeting may change, so check the calendar found on our homepage or the newsletter for updates.] 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: Aaron Kitterman - (316) 523-4703
Emily Forest - (316) 523-4341
James Hatfield - (316) 526-0830

time: 3rd Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m.

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: Joe Abbott - (316) 523-5021
Secretary: Donna Lehane - (316) 526-7009

Meeting Time: 3rd Monday of every month 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: Aaron Kitterman - (316) 523-4703
Dan Ryan - (316) 526-4088
Secretary: Daryl Doshier - (316) 523-2747

Meeting Time: 1st Thursday of every month at 4:15 p.m.

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

Tellers Committe

Chair: Vacant
Vice-Chair: Nancy Kendrick - (316) 523-3267
Revello Reser - (316) 523-6362

Meeting Time:
refer to online calendar

The Regional Tellers are responsible for teller activities of the Region and the installation of the Regional Council and its members.

Women's Advocacy Committee

Chair: Emily Forest - (316) 523-4341
Co-Chair: Tonya Sanders - (316) 523-7662
Joymesia Lee - (316) 523-8454

Meeting Time:
4th Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m.