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
debeau.teresa@merrillschools.org
Term: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2026
Must Run for Re-election: November 2026
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Kara Jimenez, PhD., Board Secretary
989-791-1148
karajimenez@delta.edu
Term: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2026
Must Run for Re-election: November 2026
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Beth Ann Miller, Treasurer
bammiller.bm@gmail.com
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 Vice President
markgat@msn.com
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2024
Must Run for Re-election: November 2024
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Debra Evans, Board Trustee
evans@merrillschools.org
Term: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2026
Must Run for Re-election: November 2026
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

David Fenby, Board Trustee
fenbydc@icloud.com
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2024
Must Run for Re-election: November 2024
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Peter Theisen, Board Trustee
theisen@merrillschools.org
Term: January 2021 – December 2026
Must Run for Re-election: November 2026
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Board Meeting Information

BOARD MEETING NOTICE:

Wednesday, September 01, 2021, Regular Board of Education Meeting, 7:00 pm, MS/HS Learning Commons (Click for Agenda)

 

FOR FULL 2020-2021 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 Gwen Glazier or Administrative Assistant Hannah LaPaugh 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.

 

 

Gwen Glazier

Gwen Glazier

Merrill Community School District Superintendent

glazier.gwen@merrillschools.org

989-643-7261

345 W. Alice St.

Merrill, MI 48637

Hannah LaPaugh

Hannah LaPaugh

Executive Assistant to the Superintendent

lapaugh@merrillschools.org 

989-643-7261

345 W. Alice St. 

Merrill, MI 48637

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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