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 Temsey, President

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.

jtemsey@eatonresa.org
Term Expires: June 30, 2025

Mark Rushford, Vice President

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.

mrushford@eatonresa.org
Term Expires June 30, 2023

Denise DuFort, Secretary

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.

denisedufort@gmail.com
Term
Expires June 30, 2025

Debbie Roberts, Treasurer

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.

droberts@eatonresa.org
Term Expires June 30, 2025

Max Baxter, Trustee

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.

maxbaxter@att.net
Term Expires June 30, 2023

Board Meetings

July 17, 2019 Organizational & Regular Meeting at Southridge  (311 West First Street)
August 21, 2019 Regular Meeting
September 18, 2019 Regular Meeting
October 16, 2019 Regular Meeting 
November 20, 2019 Regular Meeting
December 18, 2019 Regular Meeting
January 15, 2020 Regular Meeting
January 28, 2020 Eaton CASBA 6:00 p.m. at ERESA Quad
February 5, 2020 Special Meeting - Superintendent Evaluation
February 19, 2020 Regular Meeting
March 18, 2020 Regular Meeting
April 15, 2020 Regular Meeting
April 28, 2020 Eaton CASBA 6:00 p.m. at ERESA Quad
May 20, 2020 Regular Meeting
June 3, 2020 Eaton RESA Election Meeting
June 17, 2020 Regular Meeting & Budget Hearing
July 15, 2020 Organizational Meeting

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

Any person with a disability who needs accommodation for participation in these meetings should contact Brenda Young 517.541.8713 or byoung@eatonresa.org. 

PDF Document2019-20 Board of Education Meetings

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 Committees

Finance and Audit Committee: Debbie Roberts and Jack Temsey
Building and Grounds Committee: Mark Rushford and Max Baxter

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

County Area School Board Association (CASBA) Meetings

All Eaton RESA Area School Board Members are encouraged to attend these meetings/ trainings.  Agendas will be posted here when available. 

2018-19 CASBA Meetings
   
 1/29/19 6:00 p.m. at ERESA --Canceled due to weather
     PDF Document4/30/19 CASBA Minutes