Board of Education


2022 Board of Education
 

Photograph (left to right): James Anderson (Treasurer), Charlie Mahar (Trustee), Ronald Billmeier (Secretary), Dr. Rocky Hansen (Trustee), Kire Wierda (Vice President), Linda Van Houten (Superintendent), Hudson Parker (2022 Student Representative) and Norice Rasmussen (President)

Not photographed: Dr. Jodi Petersen (Trustee)

 

Regular Board of Education Meetings:

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

  • 2021-2022 Board of Education - Regular Meeting Dates: August 9, September 13 (relocated to the GHS Auditorium), October 11 (relocated to the GHS Auditorium), November 8 (relocated to the GHS Auditorium), December 13 (relocated to GMS Cafeteria), January 10 (relocated to GMS Cafeteria), February 14 (relocated to GMS Cafeteria), March 14 (relocated to GMS Cafeteria), April 11 (relocated to GMS Cafeteria), May 9 (relocated to GMS Cafeteria), June 13, and July 11

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

Special Board of Education Meeting Notices:

There will be a Special Board of Education Meeting on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 5:30pm for the purpose of student discipline hearings and other business as necessary. This meeting will take place in the Greenville Middle School Cafeteria (1321 Chase Street, Greenville), please use the back gym entrance.

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.

In the agenda, a time is set aside for citizen comments. 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.

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 of Education Meetings

  • 13 Jun
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: Jun 13
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 11 Jul
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: Jul 11
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education