Board of Education

2019 Board of Education (left to right): 
Linda Van Houten (Superintendent), Charlie Mahar (Trustee), Kire Wierda (Vice President), James Anderson (Treasurer), Dr. Rocky Hansen (Trustee), Dr. Jodi Petersen (Trustee), Wendy Lin (Student Representative) and Norice Rasmussen (President)

Not photographed: Ronald Billmeier (Secretary)


 

Public Notice for Virtual Public School Board Meetings

Due to COVID-19, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services restrictions and the City of Greenville's Local State of Emergency, Greenville Public Schools has moved to a Virtual Board Meeting process that continues to be consistent with the Open Meetings Act. 

Details regarding the virtual meetings (including link and login information) will be posted on this page no later than 18 hours before the scheduled meeting. 

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of special accommodations to participate in the meeting(s), please contact Kara Tiesworth, Executive Administrative Assistant, at 616.225.1000 ext. 8923 prior to the meeting. 

Details regarding observing and participating in the next virtual Board of Education meeting(s) are as follows:

Special Board of Education Meetings (Virtual)

Date: Monday, May 24, 2021
Time: 7:00pm

Date: Monday, May 24, 2021
Time: 7:07pm

For the purpose of the ISD Election and other business as necessary.

Please use the same Zoom meeting details for both meetings.

Location: Virtual - Zoom Meeting External Linkhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/82904133534?pwd=WGpZTUsybnhNMkpqem1Fci9hTmJ2Zz09

Meeting ID: 829 0413 3534
Password: 770080

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Board Duties:

Some of the responsibilities which are assigned to the school board in the Revised School Code include:

  • Setting the curricula and courses taught in the schools.
  • Employing a superintendent, other administrators, teachers, and support personnel.
  • Levying local taxes to run the schools and adopting a budget.
  • Deciding whether or not to furnish transportation for pupils.
  • Negotiating with employee bargaining groups regarding salaries and other conditions of employment.
  • Acquiring and disposing of school property.

Board Meetings:

Regular Meetings of the Board of Education are generally held on the second Monday of each month at 7:00pm in Central Services Facility (1414 Chase Street) Community Room.

  • 2020-2021 Board of Education - Regular Meeting Dates: August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, and July 12

Special Meetings will be posted (below) as to date, time and place.

Meeting Process:

All meetings are open to the public except, in accordance with state statutes, the board meets in closed session to discuss matters of personnel, negotiations, or the purchase of land.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations should call the Board of Education Office at 616-754-3686 five (5) days prior to the Board Meeting.

Early in the agenda, a time is set aside for citizen comments. The Board will provide answers to all questions raised by visitors. Generally, questions of fact can be answered at the meeting at which they are raised. Other questions may be referred to the administration for investigation and study, and a reply given by mail or phone at the earliest possible date.

Citizens are encouraged to take concerns directly to the staff person closest to the problem to allow for a timely response.

Special Board of Education Meeting Notice:

There are will be two Special Board of Education Meetings for Monday, May 24, 2021 at 7:00pm and 7:07pm for the purpose of the ISD Election and other business as necessary. These meetings will be held virtually; details are above. Please use the same Zoom meeting link for both meetings.      

Board of Education Meetings

  • 24 May
    • Board of Education - Special Meeting (Virtual)
      Date: May 24
      Time: 7:00 PM to 7:06 PM
      Location: Virtual Meeting
      Calendar: Board of Education

      There will be two Special Board of Education Meetings on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 7:00pm and 7:07pm for the purpose of the ISD Election and other business as necessary. Due to COVID-19, restrictions from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services and the City of Greenville's Local State of Emergency, Greenville Public Schools has moved to a Virtual Board Meeting process that continues to be consistent with the Open Meetings Act. Please CLICK HERE for more information.

    • Board of Education - Special Meeting (Virtual)
      Date: May 24
      Time: 7:07 PM to 7:15 PM
      Calendar: Board of Education

      There will be two Special Board of Education Meetings on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 7:00pm and 7:07pm for the purpose of the ISD Election and other business as necessary. Due to COVID-19, restrictions from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services and the City of Greenville's Local State of Emergency, Greenville Public Schools has moved to a Virtual Board Meeting process that continues to be consistent with the Open Meetings Act. Please CLICK HERE for more information.

  • 14 Jun
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: Jun 14
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 12 Jul
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: Jul 12
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education