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. 

Meet the Board

Max BaxterMax and his wife live in the Charlotte School District. He received his BA from Idaho State University and his MA & EdS from Michigan State University. He retired as a superintendent after 21+ years of service.  He has been on the Charlotte School Board previously and has been on the Eaton RESA Board since 2015.
Term Expires June 30, 2023

Debbie RobtersDebbie and her family live in the Eaton Rapids School District. She received her Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Central Michigan University. She is currently the Director of the Bureau of State and Authority Finance at the Department of Treasury for the State of Michigan. She has been on the Eaton RESA Board since 2017. She has volunteered at many Eaton Rapids Public School activities over the past 20 years.
Term Expires June 30, 2025

Jack TemseyJack and his family live in the Potterville School District. He is originally from Massillon, Ohio and currently is a Guest Services Representative for Hostmark Hospitality Group. He has been on the Potterville School Board since 2015 and the Eaton RESA Board since 2016 and participates in many of the Michigan Association of School Board committees. He has a passion for education and continues to participate in MASB classes to deepen his knowledge base to serve constituent districts and students.
Term Expires: June 30, 2025

Mark RushfordMark and his family live in the Maple Valley School District. He is a Millwright and received is BSBA from Cornerstone University. He is a Supervisor of Maintenance and Security at Flexfab in Hastings Michigan. He previously served on the Maple Valley School Board and has been on the Eaton RESA Board since 2014.
Term Expires June 30, 2023

Denise DuFortDenise and her family live in the Grand Ledge School District. She received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Oakland University and her Masters in Language and Literacy from MSU. She has been on the Grand Ledge Board since 2016 and recently was elected to serve on the Eaton RESA Board. She is a strong supporter of public education and chooses to be actively involved in current educational research, data and issues. She believes in providing high quality instruction and positive learning environments for all students.
Expires June 30, 2025

Board Meetings

July 21, 2021 - Organizational and Regular Meeting
August 18, 2021 - Regular Meeting
September 15, 2021 - Regular Meeting
October 20, 2021 - Regular Meeting 
October 26, 2021 - Eaton CASBA at Charlotte HS Media Center
November 17, 2021 - Regular Meeting
December 15, 2021 - Regular Meeting
January 19, 2022 - Regular Meeting
January 25, 2022 - Eaton CASBA 
February 16, 2022 - Regular Meeting
March 16, 2022 - Regular Meeting
April 20, 2022 - Regular Meeting
April 26, 2022 - Eaton CASBA
May 3, 2022 - Special Meeting at 5:30 p.m. 
May 18, 2022 
- Regular Meeting
June 1, 2022 - Special Meeting - Superintendent Evaluation
June 15, 2022 - Public Hearing on Budget and Regular Meeting
July 20, 2022 - Organizational and Regular Meeting

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

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 Jodi Anthony, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent at 517.541.8713 at least one week prior to the meeting or as soon as possible.

PDF DocumentBoard of Education Meeting Schedule for 2021-22

Board Agendas, Public Notices & Minutes

To view Board meeting information, please click on the link below to read the agendas, public notices and/or minutes.  

External LinkBoard Agendas, Public Notices and/or Minutes

Official Board minutes are located at the office of the Board of Education, 1790 East Packard Highway, Charlotte, MI 48813

Board Committees

Finance and Audit Committee: Debbie Roberts and Denise DuFort
Building and Grounds Committee: Mark Rushford and Jack Temsey

Board Policies

To view Eaton RESA Board Policies, please click on the link below to read the electronic policies maintained by Neola. 

External LinkView Eaton RESA Board Policies

Seeking a Board Member
A mid-term vacancy on the Eaton RESA Board of Education occurred due to a resignation from Max Baxter. The appointment of this seat will held at the Regular Board Meeting on May 18, 2022. The mid-term vacancy will expire June 30, 2023 at which time a Board election will be held to fill the remaining term of this seat through June 30, 2029. Anyone interested in running for this Board seat must be 18 years of age, a registered voter, and a resident within one of the RESA's five constituent districts.