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Our History

Founded in 1956, the Michigan Reading Association is committed to empowering all Michigan students and educators through literacy.

Meet Our Staff

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LaShan Mabry

Executive Director

LaShan Mabry is a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan and a graduate of Western Michigan University. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership.
She has worked 20 years in the Nonprofit / Education arena. Her most recent experiences include serving as a Director of Education and Career Development for Boys and Girls Clubs of Kalamazoo and working as a Site Facilitator in the Lift up through Literacy program through Kalamazoo Public Schools.

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Charissa Elmer

Executive Assistant

Charissa Elmer is a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and a graduate of Davenport University. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.

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Theresa Hasenauer

MRA President, 2019-20

Theresa Hasenauer is the current MRA President. She is the School Improvement Consultant at Macomb ISD.

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