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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: 2014

Patricia Selby - Vice President

Term: 2014

John Gatti - Treasurer

Term: 2016

Lisa Blackburn -Secretary

Term: 2018

Gregory L. Goyert - Trustee

Term:  2014

Daniel P. Murphy - Trustee

Term: 2014

Deborah Williams - Trustee

Term: 2016


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.  

2013-2014 Board Goals - Pending

 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:

 2013 Year

Work Session Meetings 

Regular Business Meetings 

January 15, 2013 (Organizational Mtg)

February 12, 2013

March 12, 2013

April 9, 2013

May 14, 2013

June 11, 2013


August 6, 2013

September 10, 2013

October 8, 2013

November 12, 2013


January 14, 2014 (Org & WS Meeting)

January 29, 2013

February 26, 2013

March 26, 2013

April 23, 2013

May 28, 2013

June 25, 2014

July 23, 2013

August 27, 2013

September 24, 2013

October 22, 2013

November 26, 2013

December 17, 2013 *(Third Tues)


* 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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