The Michigan Reading Association appreciates the service of all its volunteer leaders, and especially our past-presidents. They include:

  • 2017-2018: Mrs. Elizabeth Gates
  • 2016-2017: Dr. Sean Kottke
  • 2015-2016: Dr. Lisa Rivard
  • 2014-2015: Ms. Dee Halstead
  • 2013-2014: Dr. Mary Howell
  • 2012-2013: Dr. Grace Velchansky
  • 2011-2012: Dr. Sue Ann Sharma
  • 2010-2011: Ms. Kathleen Operhall
  • 2009-2010: Dr. Patricia Gallant
  • 2008-2009: Ms. Lynn Bigelman
  • 2007-2008: Dr. Julia Reynolds
  • 2005-2006: Mrs. Cynthia Clingman
  • 2004-2005: Dr. Deanna Birdyshaw
  • 2002-2004: Dr. William J. Devers (deceased)
  • 2001-2002: Ms. Laura Guzman
  • 2000-2001: Dr. Karen White
  • 1999-2000: Mr. Paul Booker
  • 1998-1999: Dr. Leonie Rose
  • 1997-1998: Mrs. Marlene Smith
  • 1996-1997: Mrs. Jo-Ann Boepple (deceased)
  • 1995-1996: Ms. Ann Laurimore
  • 1994-1995: Mr. Lawrence R. DeVoogd
  • 1993-1994: Ms. Marian Littman
  • 1992-1993: Mr. Gregg M. Kurek
  • 1991-1992: Ms. Annena Z. McCleskey
  • 1990-1991: Mrs. Dee Hayes (deceased)
  • 1989-1990: Mrs. Carolyn Jane Blough
  • 1988-1989: Mrs. Jerri Hansen-Verhoeven
  • 1987-1988: Mrs. Gwen O’Donnell Graham
  • 1986-1987: Mrs. Betty Anne Rowlands
  • 1985-1986: Mrs. Helen Johncock
  • 1984-1985: Dr. Karen S. Urbschat
  • 1983-1984: Dr. Nancy (Wiseman) Seminoff
  • 1982-1983: Dr. Mary Bigler
  • 1981-1982: Dr. Barbara Jacoby High
  • 1980-1981: Mrs. Merri Warren
  • 1979-1980: Dr. Carolyn Humphrey-Cummings
  • 1978-1979: Mrs. Marian Dygert Mongeau (deceased)
  • 1977-1978: Mr. Clarence L. Brock (deceased)
  • 1976-1977: Ms. Betty Childs Hilbert
  • 1975-1976: Dr. Clarice Stafford
  • 1974-1975: Ms. Sybil Michener
  • 1973-1974: Dr. Anne D. Hughes (deceased)
  • 1972-1973: Dr. Kenneth L. Carlson
  • 1971-1972: Ms. Beverly Chamberlain
  • 1970-1971: Ms. Mary C. Crowley (deceased)
  • 1969-1970: Dr. Eileen Denomme, IHM
  • 1968-1969: Ms. Norma K. Conklin (deceased)
  • 1967-1968: Dr. Dorothy J. McGinnis (deceased)
  • 1966-1967: Dr. Diana Umstattd (deceased)
  • 1965-1966: Sr. M. Bernetta Zietz (deceased)
  • 1964-1965: Dr. William Durr (deceased)
  • 1963-1964: Ms. Margaret Muir (deceased)
  • 1962-1963: Professor Homer L.J. Carter (deceased)
  • 1961-1962: Dr. Jean Hamilton (deceased)
  • 1960-1961: Dr. Harry Hahn (deceased)
  • 1959-1960: Dr. Elizabeth Drews (deceased)
  • 1958-1959: Dr. Byron Van Roekel (deceased)
  • 1957-1958: Dr. Gertrude Whipple (deceased)
  • 1956-1957: Dr. Edgar L. DeForest (deceased)