Board of Education

The Van Dyke Board of Education is a seven-member legislative body elected to six-year terms of office by the residents of the district.  The Board consists of a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and three trustees.

The Board of Education is responsible for local school matters established by the Michigan Legislature and Michigan State Board of Education.  The Board determines policies for the management, care and control of the district's schools.  The Board delegates authority to the superintendent and administrative staff to operate the schools according to these policies.

Board Member Information

Ivan Thomas, President
Diane Boehm, Vice President
Jecinda Jones-Bettie, Secretary
Richard Carloni, Treasurer
Mark Kedzior, Trustee                                            
David Cowlbeck, Trustee
Timothy A. Jones II, Trustee 

Regular business meeting dates for the 2022-2023 school year are as follows:

July 25, 2022
August 15, 2022
September 19, 2022
October 17, 2022
November 21, 2022
December 12, 2022
January 23, 2023
February 1, 2023 Special Meeting @ 5:30 p.m.
February 13, 2023 Special Meeting @ 5:45 p.m.
February 13, 2023
March 20, 2023Board Meeting Link
April 17, 2023
May 15, 2023
June 19, 2023

Meetings shall be held at the Michael Dyke Administration Building located at 23500 MacArthur Blvd, Warren, MI 48089. All meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted. All meetings are open to the public and may be viewed by clicking on the Board Meeting Link above or attending in person. Citizens who wish to attend virtually will not be able to make comments during the the Citizen Participation portion of the meeting. If you wish to make comments, you must attend in person.

The Board of Education recognizes the value of public comment on educational issues and the importance of allowing members of the public to express themselves on District matters. To permit fair and orderly public expression, the Board shall provide a period for public participation during public meetings.

Per our Board policies, the official minutes of the Board of Education meetings are stored and available for inspection at the Office of the Superintendent.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting or hearing, please contact the Office of the Superintendent at 586.758.8333 at least one week prior to the meeting.

Bylaws and Policies