Meet the Board


Dr. Charles Husband, PhD, CPM


The President schedules and presides at all meetings, regular and special and is responsible for enforcing the Constitution and By-laws. He/she appoints committee chairmen and serves on the Certified Public Manager Advisory Board. He/she coordinates activities and responsibilities with other board members and coordinates and assists with budgetary processes.

Beth Luper, CPM

President Elect

The President Elect shall assist the President, shall preside in the absence of the President, and shall automatically advance to the office of President in the following fiscal year. In the event the President cannot serve the full, appointed term, the President Elect shall succeed to the presidency and shall serve until the next regular election of officers. The President Elect shall chair the Program Committee.

Jennifer Peacock, MPA, CPM


The Secretary shall receive and care for all documents belonging to the Society, notify each member of the time and place of each meeting, be custodian of these Bylaws and have them available for each regular meeting of the Society, maintain appropriate files, records, and correspondence, and assure that the permanent records of the organization are maintained.

Alicia Houston


The Treasurer shall receive and account for all funds belonging to the Society, collect dues and dispense any monies necessary to conduct the business of the Society, provide an annual financial statement to the Board and the membership, and keep a list of all members of the Society showing their names, current addresses, employing agency, date of receipt of certification or designation, and status of membership. The books of the society shall be open at all times. The Treasurer shall make the books for audit as directed by the President or the Board of Directors.

Teresa Minor, MBA

Member-at-Large (Membership)

The Member-at-Large (Membership) attends and votes at Executive Board meetings. Individual disseminates membership applications and makes presentations about the Society at CPM sessions as determined by the CPM Program Director. Individual creates and issues invoices to members for renewal. Individual compiles membership information, creating membership directory and provides assistance to President with creation and distribution of Membership Packet. Individual maintains a membership database. Individual creates and maintains e-mail notification program.

Jonathan Chaney, MBA, CPM

Member-at-Large (Marketing)

The Member-at-Large (Marketing/Publications) attends and votes at Executive Board meetings. Individual develops a marketing plan for the year outlining efforts to market the Society to CPM program participants and promote the program and Society to the general public. Individual maintains inventory control and accountability of marketing merchandise.  Individual coordinates the purchase, storage, and presentation of CPM graduation gifts with the President. Individual works to increase membership by developing methods for recruiting members.

Terri Bennett, CPM

Member-at-Large (Training)

Shondra Houseworth, CPM

CPM Program Director

Ex-Officio Member The CPM Program Director provides pertinent information concerning the CPM program and the status of participants who are MSCPM members. Only Ex-Official members who are also Active or Associate Society members may vote.

Suzanne Gill, CPM

Past President

The Past President attends and votes at Executive Board meetings. He/she assists the current board with transition issues. He/she chairs the Nominations/Election Committee and ensures that annual officer elections are held.