The leadership of the Midwest Modern Language Association comprises an administrative component and an executive committee.
The administrative leadership of the M/MLA consists of an Executive Director and an Associate Director. In addition, the M/MLA has one part-time graduate assistant who serves as the Editorial and Program Assistant during the academic year (August to May). The M/MLA headquarters are located at Loyola University Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. The administrative staff include:
- David Posner, Executive Director
- Bernadette Steele, Associate Director
- Erica Chu, Editorial and Program Assistant
The Executive Committee is responsible for the administration of the association, determines all policies of the association and approves the association's annual budget. In addition, the Committee serves as the editorial board for the Journal of the M/MLA. For a more detailed description of the duties and election procedures of the Committee, please see the bylaws of the association. Members of the executive committee serve three-year terms beginning immediately after the annual meeting at which their election is announced. Two new members are elected each year.
For 2013, the Executive Committee is comprised of the following individuals:
|Samuel Cohen||President||University of Missouri-Columbia||Fall 2013|
|Craig Dionne||Past-President||Eastern Michigan University||Fall 2013|
|David Posner||Executive Director||Loyola University of Chicago||N/A|
|Johanna Frank||Committee Member||University of Windsor, Canada||Fall 2013|
|Hillary Nunn||Committee Member||The University of Akron||Fall 2013|
|Andrea Kaston Tange||Committee Member||Eastern Michigan University||Fall 2013|