Education Support Professionals Committee

The MTA Education Support Professionals (ESP) Committee plans regional trainings, including the MTA ESP Conference and workshops at the MTA Summer Conference, and provides input and recommendations on ESP-related matters to other committees and the MTA Board of Directors. The committee also sets the criteria and recommends candidates to the MTA Board of Directors for the ESP of the Year award.

Chair: Yahaira Rodriguez, Educational Assn. of Worcester

Nancy Burke, Haverhill Education Assn.
Erin Burlingame, Leicester Paraprofessional Assn.
Lisa Buggs, Easton Educators Assn.
Cynthia Gushee, Monomoy Regional Education Assn.
Olga Lopez, Paraprofessional Assn. of Leominster Schools
Dora Ramos, University Staff Assn.
Tina Mansfield, Educational Assn. of Worcester
Jean Fay, Amherst-Pelham Education Assn.

Members Ex-Officio
Merrie Najimy, MTA President
Max Page, MTA Vice President

Staff Consultant: Audra Makuch, ESP organizer
Staff Assistant: Carolyn Himottu