Board of Directors

EMAA is governed by a 24-member Board of Directors, three from each county served. One-third of the Board members come from local government, one-third from private organizations, and the final third are elected by low-income citizens of the county served.

To view the board’s schedule, please visit the calendar page.

Board, Policy Council and Committee Member Expense Report

Board Members and their Committee Assignments

County

Private Sector Rep.

Low Income Rep.

Public Official

Bollinger County

Vacant

Chester Hayes
EO/Personnel Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/15

Brittany Hovis
Program Committee
Term Expires:  As Replaced

Cape Girardeau
County

Donald Hester
Finance Committee
Term Expires:  9/30/15
 

Vera Sterling Program Committee Term Expires:  9/30/16

   

Diane Diebold, Vice Chairperson
  Executive Committee            EO/Personnel Committee
Term Expires:  As Replaced

Iron County

Dorothy Cox
Program Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/16

Tammy Politte
Personnel/EO Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/15
Vacant

Madison County

Denis Moore
Chairperson

Executive Committee
Finance Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/15
Amy Gotto
Program Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/16
Jim Thompson – Associate Commissioner –  Executive Committee

Personnel/EO Committee
Term Expires:  As Replaced

Perry County

Jason Tilley
Program Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/16
    John Edwards
Finance Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/15
Carl Leuckel, Presiding Commissioner
Personnel/EO Committee
Term Expires: As Replaced

St. Francois
County

Tammy Durbin
Board Secretary
Executive Committee
Personnel Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/15
Kathy Norris Executive Commttee
Finance Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/16
Patrick Mullins, County Commissioner
Program Committee
Term Expires: As Replaced

Ste. Genevieve
County

Barb Casper

Personnel/EO Committee    Term Term Expires: 9/30/16

Kathy Waltz
Finance Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/15
Vacant

Washington
County

Candice Winick

Program CommitteeHead Start Policy Council Liaison

Cindy Merx

Program Committee

Term Expires

9/30/16

 Jeff Graves, Treasurer

Executive Committee

Finance Committee

Term Expires:  As Replaced

                                 

Tammy Durbin — Board Representative to Head Start Policy Council

Candice Winick — Board Member, Program Committee, Head Start Policy Council Liaison