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.

Board, Policy Council and Committee Member Expense Report

Board Members and their Committee Assignments

County

Private Sector Representative

Low Income Representative

Public Official

Bollinger County

Joel E. “Jes” Stafford

Finance Committee

Term Expires: 9/30/2018

Chester Hayes
Personnel / EO  Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/17

Sonya Fulton
Program Committee
Term Expires:  As Replaced

Cape Girardeau
County

Donald Hester
Finance Committee
Term Expires:  9/30/17
Tina McMahon

Personnel / EO Committee

Term Expires:  9/30/2018

   

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

Iron County

Tami White
Personnel / EO  Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/17

Tammy Politte
Personnel/EO Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/17
 Brian Parker

Finance Committee

Term Expires: As Replaced

Madison County

Denis Moore
Chairperson

Executive Committee
Finance Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/17
Vicky Brewington
Program Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/18
Jim Thompson,  Associate Commissioner

Board Treasure  Executive Committee

Personnel/EO Committee
Term Expires:  As Replaced

Perry County

Zachary Rozier

Program Committee

Term Expires: 9/30/2018

    John Edwards
Finance Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/17
Carl Leuckel, Presiding Commissioner
Personnel/EO Committee
Term Expires: As Replaced

St. Francois
County

Tammy Durbin
Board Secretary
Executive Committee
Personnel Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/17
Leantha Strickland
Finance Committee
Term Expires: 9/30/18
Patrick Mullins, County Commissioner
Program Committee
Term Expires: As Replaced

Ste. Genevieve
County

Bernice Noble

Program Committee

Term Expires: 9/30/18

Vacant

Election concludes mid-March 2017

Term Expires:

Julie Bova

Pending Board approval

Term Expires: As Replaced

Washington
County

Jennifer Marler

Program Committee

Term Expires: 9/30/2018

Linda Woods

Program Committee

Term Expires

9/30/18

 Doug Short

Finance Committee

Term Expires:  As Replaced

                                 

Tammy Durbin — Board Representative to Head Start Policy Council

Jennifer Marler — Head Start Policy Council Liaison