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School Board meetings are televised LIVE on Comcast CH 22 and WOW CH 15  at 7 pm on the 4th Tuesday of the month.


Board Members
Suzanne Sassack- President

Term: 2018

Patricia Selby - Vice President

Term: 2020

John Gatti - Treasurer

Term: 2016

Lisa Blackburn -Secretary

Term: 2018

Gregory L. Goyert - Trustee

Term:  2014- Thank you for your Service to GI Schools!

Daniel P. Murphy - Trustee

Term: 2014 - Thank you for your Service to GI Schools!

Deborah Williams - Trustee

Term: 2016

       NEW BOARD MEMBERS        Term begins Jan, 2015

Frank DeMare III - Trustee              Term: 2020

Collie Hooper-Yan - Trustee           Term:2020


Board of Education

 website boe photo Jan 2013

Left to right back row:  Daniel Murphy, Gregory Goyert, Suzanne Sassack, John Gatti

Left to right front row:  Lisa Blackburn, Patricia Selby, Deborah Williams

The Board is comprised of seven members, each elected at large from the district to a four (transition term only) or six year term of office.


an exceptional educational experience, embracing student achievement, academic leadership and global citizenship, supported by an invested island community and a culture and environment for learning.  

 Board Activity Calendar

Board Meetings 

Advance notice will be published on the school district's website and cable channel if it is necessary to add additional meetings or change a meeting date or location.

Date & Time: Regular meetings of the Board of Education are the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. and Board Work Sessions will be the second Tuesday of each month beginning at 7:00 p.m., unless designated otherwise.

Location: All regular Board meetings will be held in the Robert B. Smith Board Room located in the East River Administration Building and all Board Work Sessions will be held in the East River Administration Building Conference Room, unless designated otherwise.

Board of Education Meetings for:

 2014 Year

Work Session Meetings 

Regular Business Meetings 

January 14, 2014 (Organizational Mtg)

February 11, 2014

March 11, 2014

April 8, 2014

May 13, 2014

June 10, 2014

July 15, 2014 Retreat

August 19, 2014

September 9, 2014

October 14, 2014

November 11, 2014

December 9, 2014

January 13, 2015 (Org & WS Meeting)

January 28, 2014

February 25, 2014

March 25, 2014

April 29, 2014 (Fifth Tuesday)

May 27, 2014

June 24, 2014

July 29, 2014

August 26, 2014

September 23, 2014

October 28, 2014

November 25, 2014



* Exception to schedule

For Assistance

Individual with a disability who are 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 Superintendent's Office at 734-362-2581 at least one week (If the public notice is for a special meeting, the 7-day request period may need to be shortened.) prior to the meeting or as soon as possible.

Interactive Board Meeting Calendar with printable Agendas 

Below is an interactive calendar that provides the dates and times for all School Board meetings.  You can interact with this calendar by clicking on the event listed in red to view more information.  In addition to information you can open each meeting's agenda.  All agendas are PDFs and can be printed out. 


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