Board of Education

Eaton Regional Education Service Agency's Board of Education serves our customers by providing value-added services through collaboration and leadership for learning. 

Board of Education Vacancy Announcement

Eaton Regional Education Service Agency (Eaton RESA) is seeking applications to fill a current Board of Education vacancy. 

How to Apply: Interested persons must submit a letter expressing interest in the board position and a copy of a current resume indicating their qualifications for the position. Please email by the deadline to Brenda Young at  byoung@eatonresa.org or mail to: Eaton RESA, Superintendent’s Office, 1790 E Packard Hwy, Charlotte, MI 48813.

Submission Deadline: April 10, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

Legal Requirements: The candidate must:
(1) be at least 18 years of age
(2) be a registered voter of the Eaton RESA service area
(3) be a citizen of the United States
(4) be a resident of the State of Michigan for at least 30 days (MCL 168.11 defines the term "resident")
(5) have no history of a felony conviction involving dishonesty, deceit, fraud or a breach of the public trust within the preceding 20 years.

Selection Process: The board will review the submitted materials and schedule interviews, which will be conducted on April 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m in the Boardroom at 1790 E. Packard Hwy, Charlotte, Michigan.

Questions: If you have any questions concerning the role of the board of education and the responsibilities of a board member, please contact Cindy Anderson, Eaton RESA Superintendent, at canderson@eatonresa.org or 517.541.8720.

Successful Candidate: Once selected, the individual will be given the Oath of Office and appointed to fill the vacant position until the next biennial election, which is June 5, 2017 {as per Eaton RESA Board Policy 0140}. The successful candidate will therefore be appointed to fill the position which expires on June 30, 2017. In the event that at the June 5, 2017 election meeting the candidate is elected to complete the term, then the individual will remain a member of the Board of Education until the expiration of the term on June 30, 2019. 

Eaton RESA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation and transgender identity, disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (collectively, "Protected Classes"), in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. In additional, arrangements can be made to ensure that the lack of English language proficiency is not a barrier to admission or participation. Civil Rights Coordinators are located at 1790 East Packard Highway, Charlotte, Michigan to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and grievance procedures. Telephone 517.543.5500.

Meet the Board

Max Baxter, President
(term expires June 30, 2017)
mbaxter@eatonresa.org 

Mark Rushford, Vice President
(term expires June 30, 2017)
mrushford@eatonresa.org

Deb Disbro, Treasurer
(term expires June 30, 2021)
ddisbro@eatonresa.org

Jack Temsey, Secretary
(term expires June 30, 2017)
jtemsey@eatonresa.org

Jay Bennett, Trustee
(term expires June 30, 2019)

Board Policies

To view any Eaton RESA Policies please click on the link below to go to the electronic policies which are maintained by Neola. 

External LinkView Eaton RESA Board Policies

Board Agendas & Minutes (Packets)

To view specific board meeting information, please click on the link below to go to the board packet archives, then select the meeting you would like to review.  

External LinkView Board Agenda and/or Minutes

Board Meetings

July 20, 2016 Organizational Meeting
August 17, 2016
September 21, 2016
October 19, 2016
October 26, 2016 – Special Meeting
November 16, 2016
December 14, 2016 – Special Meeting Rescheduled
December 19, 2016 – Special Meeting
December 21, 2016
January 18, 2017
January 31, 2017 – CASBA Meeting
February 15, 2017
March 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm – Special Meeting
March 15, 2017
April 19, 2017 - 5:30 pm Board Vacancy Interviews: 6:00 pm Regular Board Meeting
May 2, 2017 – CASBA Meeting

May 17, 2017
June 5, 2017 – Election Meeting
June 14, 2017 – Budget Hearing & Regular Meeting
July 19, 2017 – Organizational Meeting

All meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room unless otherwise indicated.

PDF DocumentDownload the 2016-17 Board Meeting Schedule

County Area School Board Association (CASBA) Meetings

PDF DocumentMay 2, 2017 CASBA Meeting Agenda

PDF DocumentJanuary 31, 2017 CASBA Meeting Agenda