Meet the Staff
Missouri NEA has a knowledgeable, full-time staff located in five offices across the state of Missouri.
The MNEA UniServ staff located in regional offices are your front-line defense team to help deal with a wide range of problems. It helps to have an experienced advocate by your side in grievances. UniServ also offers union organizing and collective bargaining assistance to help your local association negotiate salary, benefits, working conditions, and job security. Regional office administrative assistants help triage calls and can assist with a variety of topics including membership, dues payments, and member benefits.
The MNEA program staff, legal team, and governance are mainly located in the headquarters office. This team of professionals and associates is here to help with legislative topics, political influence, research, professional development needs, and member benefits.
DeeAnn Aull became Missouri NEA Executive Director Aug. 1, 2016. Aull joined MNEA in 2000 as teaching and learning director and then served as assistant executive director, managing government relations, communications, and education services for 10 years.
Aull’s 45-year career in education began as a kindergarten teacher in the Morgan County R-II School District. Aull continued affecting education policy and programs for a couple of decades working for the Kentucky Department of Education, IBM, and Missouri State Teachers Association.
During her career with MNEA, Aull has worked with countless coalitions to protect and advance pro-education efforts in Missouri. She is widely respected as a formidable and effective advocate and says she is honored to have the opportunity to lead MNEA.