Officers
President: Matthew Calihman, Missouri State University (2018)
Vice President: Sean Trundle, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2018)
Treasurer: Kathryn Vaggalis, University of Kansas (2018)
Secretary: Tom Oates, University of Iowa (2018)
Executive Director: F. Walter Kihm (Lawrence, KS) (2018)

Elected Representatives (at-large)
Matthew Calihman, Missouri State University (2018)
Brian Hallstoos, University of Dubuque (2019)
Doug Miller, Oklahoma State University (2019)
Tom Sarmiento, Kansas State University (2019)
Sean Trundle, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2018)
Kathryn Vaggalis, University of Kansas (2018)

Faculty Representatives, Degree-Granting Institutions
Ben Looker, St. Louis University (2018)
Tom Oates, University of Iowa (2018)
Ben Chappell, University of Kansas (2018)
University of Minnesota (vacant)

Graduate Student Representatives, Degree-Granting Institutions
Elizabeth Eikmann, Saint Louis University (2018)
Kacie Hoppe Rubalcava, University of Iowa (2018)
Sarah Atwood-Hoffman, University of Minnesota (2018)
Ben Schmack, University of Kansas (2018)

Editors, American Studies
Randal Jelks, Editor
Sherrie Tucker, Editor
Elizabeth Wilhelm, Managing Editor

Regional Representative to the ASA
Sarah Atwood-Hoffman, University of Minnesota (2018)

Compensation for Board Service

Faculty members of the Executive Board will be reimbursed up to $250 per academic year for their travel to and accommodations at board meetings; graduate student representatives will be reimbursed up to $500 per academic year for travel to and accommodations at board meetings. MASSA strongly encourages the degree-granting institutions to provide matching funds to support travel by graduate student representatives to the Executive Board meetings. All board members should provide copies of receipts to the Executive Director for quick compensation.

Former Presidents of the the Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA)

Former Presidents of the Midcontinent American Studies Association (MASA)

Former Presidents of the Central Mississippi Valley American Studies Association (CMVASA)