MAISD Board of Education

MAISD seeks board candidates; deadline May 8, 2017

The Muskegon Area ISD is preparing for its biennial election.  Those desiring a seat on the MAISD Board of Education must deliver an affidavit of identify, nominating petitions signed by a minimum of 40 electors, or a nonrefundable fee of $100 to the Muskegon County Clerk's office no later than May 8, 2017.

On June 5, 2017, the eleven constituent districts will cast their ballots to fill two seats.

Current MAISD Board member, Kevin Donovan, has indicated his desire to run for re-election for a six-year term through June of 2023.  Donovan was elected in June 2011 for a six-year term, and currently services as President.  Carol Mills, current board Vice President, will not seek re-election.

Board members are elected biennially.  Elections are held the first Monday in June of every odd year.  Candidates are elected by board members representing each of the MAISD's eleven local school districts.

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We Appreciate Our Board Members

Thank you to the members of the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District Board of Education:

      board group photo
      Kevin Donovan, President – 6 years of service
      Carol Mills, Vice President – 6 years of service
      Lisa Tyler, Secretary – 5 years of service
      William Loxterman, Treasurer – 6 years of service
      Dwight Vines, Trustee – 8 years of service






Board Meeting Dates

Board of Education meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month, with the exception of the January and February meetings which are held on the 3rd Tuesday.  Click on the meeting date to view the minutes for that meeting.

July 18, 2016 (Organizational Meeting)
July 18, 2016 (Regular Meeting)
August 15, 2016
August 24, 2016 (Board Retreat)
September 19, 2016
October 17, 2016
November 21, 2016
December 19, 2016
January 17, 2017
February 16, 2017 (Special Meeting)
February 21, 2017
March 20, 2017
April 17, 2017
May 15, 2017
June 19, 2017
July 17, 2017

Board Goals

  • Be proactive ambassadors for Muskegon Area ISD and public education

  • Help elected officials understand the educational impact and consequences of legislative initiatives

  • Provide opportunities for Board of Education members to pursue professional development


The Board of Education continues to adopt new policies and review existing policies for revision.  New policies and/or revisions will be updated as they are adopted.