Elected Leaders

SPFE’s Executive Board and officers are responsible for directing the affairs and setting the strategic direction of our union. The President of SPFE acts as the organization’s chief executive officer and presides over the Executive Board. Assisting the President are other union officers: Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and the Director of Non-Licensed Staff, representing Educational Assistants and School and Community Service Professionals.

The Executive Board is comprised of 18 elected members and up to three members appointed by the President. Terms for officers and the Executive Board last two years and are staggered.

To get in touch with the Executive Board, email executiveboard@spfe28.org.

Anna King

Ramsey Middle

Bernetta Green

Vice President

Eastern Heights Elementary


Beth Swanberg

Highland Park Middle

Brian Hodge-Rice

Adams Spanish Immersion

Denise Young

Capitol Hill

Diedra Carlson

JJ Hill Montessori

Erica Schatzlein

Nokomis Montessori North

Gia Taylor

Eastern Heights Elementary

Julia Shepherd

Harding Senior

Leah VanDassor

SPFE President


Lindsay Walker

Benjamin E. Mays

Matt Shimon

Global Arts Plus - Lower Campus

Peggy Cobbins

Focus Beyond

Rachel Stohlman

Highland Elementary

René Myers

Hazel Park

Robyn Asher


Como Senior High


Sarah Bosch

Horace Mann

See Pha Vang

Office of Teaching and Learning

Todd Marder

SPFE Treasurer

Ramsey Middle


Yasmin Muridi

Director of Non-Licensed Personnel

Highwood Hills