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.

Members
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 

Meetings
Regular business meeting dates for the 2023-2024 school year are as follows:

July 10, 2023
August 21, 2023
September 18, 2023
October 16, 2023
November 20, 2023
December 18, 2023
January 22, 2024
February 12, 2024
March 18, 2024
April 15, 2024 (date changed)
April 22, 2024
May 20, 2024 Board Meeting Link
June 17, 2024

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.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
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