Board of Education

The Merrill Board of Education strives to uphold our mission of Merrill Community Schools: to create and maintain a safe environment that ensures every student reaches a high level of academic achievement. We will engage students through innovative and differentiated learning to meet requirements set by the State of Michigan. We commit to a comprehensive system of support in which students, staff, family and the community work collaboratively to ensure student success.

Current Board of Education Members

Teresa DeBeau, Board President
989-600-4365
mtadebeau@yahoo.com
Term: January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2020
Must Run for Re-election: November 2020
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Kara Jimenez, Board Secretary
989-791-1148
karajimenez@delta.edu
Term: January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2020
Must Run for Re-election: November 2020
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Beth Ann Miller, Board Trustee
miller.b@merrillschools.org
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2024
Must Run for Re-election: November 2024
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Mark Gath, Board Trustee
gath@merrillschools.org
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2024
Must Run for Re-election: November 2024
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Suzanne Carroll, Board Vice President
989-529-5304
s_carrolll@netzero.net
Term: January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2020
Must Run for Re-election: November 2020
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

David Fenby, Treasurer
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2024
Must Run for Re-election: November 2024
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Patricia Brandi, Board Trustee
989-295-7952
Term: Complete partial term January 2019-January 31, 2020
Must Run for Re-election: November 2020
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Meeting Agenda

66BOARD MEETING NOTICE:

Executive Committee Meeting Notice: Monday, October 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm. Open **Meeting of the Executive Committee formed by the Merrill BOE to explore options for a non-traditional Superintendent Role. **

Regular Board Meeting Notice: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm. 

FOR FULL 2019-2020 BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE PLEASE CLICK HERE.

NOTICE: The agenda for each upcoming board meeting shall be posted the Friday prior to the next scheduled board meeting unless circumstances prevent that from taking place (i.e. school closure, agenda updates, unexpected additions to the agenda etc.)

If you would like a copy of the agenda, you can always request a copy from Administration. We welcome you at 555 W. Alice St. or you may reach Superintendent Tara Mager or Administrative Assistant Hannah Coston at 989-643-7261 for questions or concerns.

At Merrill Community Schools, we want to ensure your voice is heard and we welcome your concerns and feedback.

Meeting Minutes/Past Meeting Agendas

To access past board meeting agendas or meeting minutes, click here or contact Hannah LaPaugh at lapaugh@merrillschools.org.

To view Merrill’s Board Policies and Bylaws, click here.

Merrill Community Schools
555 W. Alice St.,  Merrill, MI 48637
Phone: 989-643-7261
Fax: 989-643-5570

OUR MISSION:

As a school community, we believe in the importance of cultivating creative compassionate leaders prepared for lifelong success by fostering the intellectual, emotional, and physical well being of each individual.

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