What We Do

Principals face many challenges in leading for the 21st century. Transformations in school systems and communities in the U.S. and around the world have greatly expanded the leadership role of principals. MEMSPA and NAESP advocate for the support principals need to be successful 21st century leaders—to achieve the highest results for children, families, and communities.



Welcome to the Legislative Committee's webpage! The committee's roster may be downloaded here.

Meeting Dates & Times

Conference calls are scheduled monthly. Email paul@memspa.org if you would like to be included in those calls.


The Legislative Committee works collectively on issues specific to legislative activities at the State and Federal level.
  • The State and Federal Relations Coordinator is the chair of this committee.  Committee members are designated by each region board.
  • Appointees must hold active membership in MEMSPA.
  • In addition to region representatives who are active members, there may be up to three (3) retiree representatives on this committee.
  • Membership on the committee is for a term of two (2) years.   No member should serve more than two consecutive terms.
  • Duties and responsibilities of committee members are not limited to but shall include:
    • Regular attendance at meetings
    • Reporting back to regions, and
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • The MEMSPA executive director and president-elect will serve as ex-officio members of this committee.

Contact Us

For concerns of a legislative nature you may contact:
MEMSPA Executive Director, Paul Liabenow at paul@memspa.org; or call 1-800-227-0824