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

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 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

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

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 retired from the State of Michigan after 35 years of service. She served in various roles including the Director of the Bureau of State and Authority Finance, the Executive Director of the State Building Authority and the Executive Director of the Michigan Finance Authority. 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

Alex Gonzalez lives in the Charlotte Public School district. He has served on the Eaton RESA Board of Education since 2022.

Alex graduated with a degree in accounting from Michigan State University in 1995 and is a registered CPA. Alex moved with his family to Charlotte in 2016 and has two children in the public school system. Special needs children are near and dear to Alex in his role serving the community through Eaton RESA.
Term Expires June 30, 2029

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, 2029

Board Meetings

July 19, 2023 - Organizational and Regular Meeting
August 16, 2023 - Regular Meeting at Capital Region International Airport
September 27, 2023 - Regular Meeting
October 5, 2023 - Eaton CASBA in Eaton RESA Quad
October 18, 2023 - Regular Meeting 
November 15, 2023 - Regular Meeting
December 20, 2023 - Regular Meeting
January 17, 2024 - Regular Meeting
February 1, 2024 - Eaton CASBA in Eaton RESA Quad
February 7, 2024 - Special Meeting - Superintendent Evaluation
February 21, 2024 - Regular Meeting
March 20, 2024 - Regular Meeting
April 17, 2024 - Regular Meeting
April 25, 2024 - Eaton CASBA in Eaton RESA Quad
May 15, 2024 - Regular Meeting
June 12, 2024 - Public Hearing on Budget and Regular Meeting
July 17, 2024 - Organizational and Regular Meeting

All Board meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Board 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 2023-24

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: Alex Gonzalez and Debbie Roberts
Building and Grounds Committee: Denise DuFort and Mark Rushford

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