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.


MEMSPA Partners


Jeffrey Tompkins, Education Sales Consultant, (313) 316-0141, jtompkins@cainc.com

Donn Smith, 616.443.7078, donnsmith@curriculumcrafters.org

Kellie Dean, President and CEO, (517) 319-3300, kellied@dean

Brett VanderWall, President, (616) 292-6741, bvanderwall@dew-el.com

Sue Martin, (616) 540-4184, sue.martin@edmentum.com

Steve Yauch, Managing Director, (248) 310-1672, steve.yauch@franklincovey.com

Tim Schierbeek, Account Representative, (800) 449-8841, 

Kyra Ostendorf, MEd, Vice President, (800) 334-2014 ext. 2230, kostendorf@kaplanco.com

Janet Barnes, Account Executive, (800) 435-3942, jbarnes@lexialearning.com


Doug & Beth Gowan, Territory Managers, (800) 352-6234, Dgowan@lifetouch.com // Bgowan@lifetouch.com

Anne Craft, Interim Executive Director of Marketing & Communications, (888) 532-5806 ext. 5373, acraft@mivu.org

Rich Williams, CEO,