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. 

Dr. Patrick Layden
Executive Director

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1810 East Elm Street • Jefferson City, MO 65101

1810 East Elm Street • Jefferson City, MO 65101 Phone (573) 634-3202 • Toll-free (800) 392-0236 • Fax (573) 634-5645 The MNEA Headquarters office is open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Patrick Layden Executive Director (573) 644-9612 | | Biography Governance MNEA President: Phil Murray MNEA Vice President: Rebeka McIntosh Executive Administrative Assistant: Roxane Bly (...
Call on Your Regional UniServ Office. UniServ is the delivery system for local, state, and national Association programs. Through UniServ directors, who work out of Missouri NEA’s five regional offices, MNEA brings to members and local associations a wide range of programs and services. MNEA’s UniServ directors are organizers, consultants, lobbyists, negotiators, trainers, spokespeople, grievance...