Past Conferences

Past MDEC Presidents and Conferences

The original MDEC logo.

MDEC started in 1984, and we recently celebrated 30 years! See below for a list of past presidents, conferences, locations, and dates. It’s exciting to see how far we have come.

 

Year President Conference
2019-2020 Steven L. Berg
Lansing Community College
Schoolcraft College
TBD: September, 2020
2018-2019 Megan Lin
Lansing Community College
Lansing Community College West Campus
October 31-November 1, 2019
2017-2018 Cheryl Garayta
Lansing Community College
Lansing Community College West Campus
October 18-19, 2018
2017-2017 Alexandros M. Goudas
Delta College
Delta College Planetarium, Bay City
October 12-13, 2017
2016-2017 Ann Voorheis-Sargent
Oakland University
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
March 23-24, 2017
2015-2016 Alexandros M. Goudas
Delta College
Delta College Planetarium, Bay City
March 31 – April 1, 2016
2014-2015 Ann Voorheis-Sargent
Oakland University
Vis-Ta-Tech Center, Schoolcraft College
March 19-20, 2015
2013-2014 Lois McGinley
Macomb Community College
The Lexington Lansing Hotel Lansing
March 20-21, 2014
2012-2013 Joe Lamontagne
Davenport University
The Lexington Lansing Hotel Lansing
March 21-22, 2013
2011-2012 Linda Spoelman
Grand Rapids Community College
The Lexington Lansing Hotel Lansing
March 29-30, 2012
2010-2011 Deborah Daiek
Schoolcraft College
Macomb Community College
April 14-15, 2011
2009-2010 Ann Iseda
Jackson Community College
Kellogg Center, Michigan State University
April 8-9, 2010
2008-2009 Lois McGinley
Macomb Community College
Schoolcraft College
March 26-27, 2009
2007-2008 Mary Etter
Davenport University
Grand Rapids Community College
April 10-11, 2008
2006-2007 Mary Etter
Davenport University
Macomb Community College
April 19-20, 2007
2005-2006 Barbara H. Kenyon
Washtenaw Community College
Schoolcraft College
March 23-24, 2006
2004-2005 Linda Spoelman
Grand Rapids Community College
Jackson Community College and Baker College of Jackson
April 14-15, 2005
2003 – 2004 Barbara Stockton
Jackson Community College
Schoolcraft College
April 23-24, 2004
2002-2003 Jo Warner
Eastern Michigan University
Kellogg Center, MSU
April 3-4, 2003
2001-2002 Christine Rejniak
Schoolcraft Community College
Sheraton Inn, Lansing
April 11-12, 2002
2000-2001 Barbara Jur
Macomb Community College
Sheraton Inn, Lansing
April 5-6, 2001
1999 – 2000 Irene Duranczyk
Eastern Michigan University
Bavarian Inn, Frankenmuth
January 17-19, 2000
1998 – 1999 Renée (Mickelson) DeGraaf
Lansing Community College
NADE National Conference-Detroit Westin
Co-hosted by MDEC, OADE (Ohio), & INADE (Indiana)
February 17-20, 1999
1997-1998 Margaret “Mickey” Hay
Southwestern Michigan College
Detroit Westin, Detroit
April 2-4, 1998
1996-1997 Naomi Ludman
Southwestern Michigan College
Clarion, Big Rapids
April 10-11, 1997
1995 – 1996 Natalie Patchell
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kellogg Center, Michigan State University
March 28-29, 1996
1994 – 1995 Deborah Daiek 
Wayne State University
Radisson, Kalamazoo
March 30-31, 1995
1993-1994 Sirkka Gudan
Schoolcraft College
Ponchartrain, Detroit
April 7-8, 1994
1992-1993 Terrence Doyle
Ferris State University
Ferris State University
April 1-2, 1993
1991 – 1992 John Corbin
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Radisson, Kalamazoo
April 9-10, 1992
1990-1991 Ruth Goldman
Wayne County Community College
Schoolcraft College
April 11-12, 1991
1989-1990 Tom Franke
Lansing Community College
Schoolcraft College
April 5-6, 1990
1988-1989 Eva Fizette Lansing Community College
April 7, 1989
1987-1988 Marie Byrnes Macomb Community College
April 15, 1988
1986-1987 Mary Jane Cooper Kellogg Community College
April 20, 1987
1985-1986 Darlene Van Tiem Mott Community College
March 21, 1986
1984-1985 Darlene Van Tiem Macomb Community College
March 29, 1985