Meet the Leaders

Missouri NEA is truly the members’ organization.

MNEA is a true grassroots organization governed by its members. Holding membership at the local, state and national levels, MNEA members have influence at every level where important education decisions are made.

MNEA’s top policy-making body is the Representative Assembly, a group of more than 350 locally elected members who meet in November and April.

MNEA local affiliates are governed by locally elected leaders. In some areas of the state, local affiliates within a geographic area meet periodically in governance or service councils.

The executive officers are elected by delegates of the MNEA Representative Assembly. The MNEA President is Phil Murray (Poplar Bluff School District). The MNEA Vice President is Rebeka McIntosh (Grandview C-4 School District). The president and vice president are on leave from their school districts and serve MNEA full-time. The NEA Directors are also elected by delegates at the MNEA...
The MNEA Board of Directors sets policy. The executive officers are elected by delegates of the MNEA Representative Assembly. The MNEA President is Phil Murray (Poplar Bluff School District). The MNEA Vice President is Rebeka McIntosh (Grandview C-4 School District). The president and vice president are on leave from their school districts and serve MNEA full-time. The NEA Directors are also...
Missouri NEA has four standing committees, four advisory committees, and four elected committees—each with specific functions to help develop and/or carry out Missouri NEA's programs. Except otherwise noted, committee members, committee chairs, and board liaisons are appointed by the MNEA President with the advice and consent of the Board of Directors. Most MNEA committees meet three or four times...