Elections are held annually for varying terms depending on the office. The current officers (2019) are as follows:

–President: Amanda Bailey

–Vice President: Adam Rangel

–Recording Secretary: Jana Bouma

–Treasurer/Membership: Mary Schmidt

–Corresponding Secretary: Meredith Cook

–Immediate Past President: Peter Stein


–LOMP Poet Laureate – Doris Stengel

–Moccasin Editor – Meredith R. Cook

–Contest Chair: Mary Schmidt

–Youth Chair: Brendan Brophy

–Website Coordinator: David Stein

Regional Vice Presidents

Regional VP’s represent each regional chapter. At the spring meeting, each regional VP reports on the activities of their chapter. Each chapter is responsible for electing their representative.

–Cracked Walnut: Michael Kiesow Moore

–Heartland Poets-Brainerd: Char Donovan

–Mississippi Valley Poets & Writers, TC: Annette Gagliardi

–Southeastern MN Poets-Rochester: Lisa Higgs

–Southern MN Poets Society-Mankato: Susan Steven Chambers

–Ely Chapter: Vincent O’Connor

–Duluth Chapter: Jessica Morgan

–Penned Poets (online chapter): Nancy Cook

To contact any of our officers please use our contact form and include the name of the office to which you would like your inquiry directed in the subject line and we will forward your message accordingly.