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)

 

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, December 13, January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, and July 11

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

Special Board of Education Meeting Notices:

There are no Special Board of Education Meetings scheduled at this time. 

Board of Education Committee Meeting Notices: 

There will be a Board of Education Finance Committee Meeting on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 5:30pm at the Central Services Facility (1414 Chase Street, Greenville) for the audit review. 

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

  • 25 Oct
    • Board of Education Finance Committee Meeting
      Date: Oct 25
      Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility (1414 Chase Street, Greenville)
      Calendar: Board of Education

      There will be a Board of Education Finance Committee Meeting on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 5:30pm at the Central Services Facility (1414 Chase Street, Greenville) for the audit review.

  • 8 Nov
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: Nov 8
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 13 Dec
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: Dec 13
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 10 Jan
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: Jan 10
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 14 Feb
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: Feb 14
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 14 Mar
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: Mar 14
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 11 Apr
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: Apr 11
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 9 May
    • Board of Education - Regular Meeting
      Date: May 9
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Central Services Facility - 1414 Chase Street, Greenville
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 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