Ms. Ring has been an active participant and friend to the Michigan Assessors Association for many years serving the organization in multiple facets, such as a member of the Board, President in 2003, and the undeniable foundation of MAA education.
Mrs. Birkenshaw has been an active participant and friend to not only Michigan Assessors Association for many years serving the organization as a District 3 Representative and as Co-Chair of the Education Committee, she has been the education chair for the Southeast Chapter of the Michigan Assessors Association and was its president in 2018.
Mr. Raftary has been an active participant and friend to the Michigan Assessors Association since the dawn of time, I believe he was an original signer of the articles of organization (a very young signer though). Matt has served the association in a variety of ways including serving on the Board, through the chairs, and was the President in 1998.
Kelli Sobel retired on April 30, 2020 after 35 years of service to the State of Michigan.
Kelli, with her vast knowledge and year of experience in assessment, was integral in the development and implementation of many STC programs. Under her leadership as Executive Director of the STC, the new assessor levels were implemented.
Shila Kiander is a Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer and is currently the Mecosta County Equalization Director. She has worked in the assessment administration field for over 31 years, where her experience includes both assessing and equalization.