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We Served With Honor, Dignity, Pride and Integrity
NOTE: Committee Chairs are listed in this graph
Descriptions follow this graph.
MSPAA Board and Committee
There are five elected
regular members, known as the Board of Governors, who serve
the Association for a two year term.
are six standing committees and eight special committees
that assist in the operation of the association.
"The Alumni News" is a popular newsletter of the Alumni
Association that is mailed to all its members around the
State and country.
Committee Chairs are listed above the descriptions at the
top of this page.
Legislative Committee - Members of this committee, along
with the chairman, will lobby for legislation the MSPAA is
sponsoring, keep in touch with legislators and other elected
and appointed officials and testify at hearings for MSPAA,
MSP and MSP employee groups. Generally keep the MSPAA Board
of Governors informed on legislative and political actions.
By-Laws - The chairman of this committee keeps the official
copy of the MSPAA bylaws, reviews them and brings suggested
changes to the Board members for review.
Alumni License Plate - The chairman of this committee, along
with his area representatives, issues MSPAA organizational
license plates to regular and sworn members.
Programs - The chairman of this committee schedules the
various meeting locations for the MSPAA and coordinates with
the management of the meeting sites with respect to cost,
seating, meals, date and times.
Membership Committee - Membership Chairman provides a list
of eligible candidates for the Officers of the of the Board
of Directors. He also maintains the membership roster.
Web Page, Email Notifications & FaceBook Administrator -
This committee is responsible for the design and maintenance
of the MSPAA web pages, Facebook page and keeping members
apprised of illnesses, deaths and other pertinent
information via email.
Newsletter - The chairman of this committee develops the
quarterly newsletter and coordinates with a printer for the
timely printing and mailing.
Trooper of the Year - Chairman is responsible for gathering
information regarding candidates for Trooper of the Year.
The committee will review all the information of the
candidates and designate the Trooper of the Year.
Nominations Committee - The Chairman of the Membership
committee is responsible for reviewing the status of
candidates for the Board of Directors to determine if they
are members in good standing. The Chairman will develop and
present to the Board of Directors the names of the
candidates for office before the January meeting in the year
of an election.
Counsel - This position is an Attorney, preferably a member
of the MSPAA, who will represent or give advice to the MSPAA
in legal situations Jim Hock is the present attorney.
Name Plate & Special Retirement Tag - This person, upon
request, will procure a special retirement tag, suitable for
mounting, and a special name badge. Contact this person for
pricing and ordering.
Museum committee - The chairman of the Museum committee is
responsible for the management and upkeep of the museum, the
Walk of Honor, and the Fallen Heroes monument.