AAESA Staff Member Appointed to National Position
Jennifer Haase, Special Education Bookkeeper and Medicaid Coordinator for the Allegan Area Educational Service Agency (AAESA), has been named Treasurer for the National Alliance for Medicaid in Education, Inc. (NAME). Jennifer has been a member of NAME since 2012 and began serving on the Board in 2013. She was named to the Treasurer position in January of 2016.
Being a board member with NAME is a benefit not only to Jennifer personally, but also to the AAESA organization. “Being on the NAME board connects me even more. I’m talking with federal partners and developing relationships,” she said. “This is very helpful in navigating the complex system of Medicaid reimbursement in education. I’m able to represent AAESA and the needs of our area at the national level.”
Jennifer has been with AAESA since August of 2015. Prior to joining the organization she worked for Van Buren ISD and Muskegon ISD. She is married to Jeff Haase, Superintendent at Otsego Public Schools. They have two adult daughters, Kaleigh and Kelsie.