Board of Education

Contact:

By Mail:
2373 Gordon Road
Alpena, MI 49707

By Phone: 989-358-5042

The Official Proceedings of the Board of Education are usually approved at the following meeting and posted to the web as soon as they are approved. Only the most recently approved set of minutes is posted. All meetings are open to the public. When possible, special Board meetings and workshops will be scheduled for the first Monday of the month and regular monthly Board meetings will be held on the third Monday of the month. Meeting times are set by the Board. Unless otherwise noted, all Board meetings are held in the Gerry Ludwig Board Room, 2373 Gordon Road, in Alpena.

Member Profiles

Michael Barnett

Mr. Barnett was first elected to the Board of Education during the regular school election in June of 2004.  His term began on July 1, 2004.  He has been re-elected and served consecutively since that time, including an extended term as a result of a resolution adopted by the Board which moved the school election from June to the General Election in November of even-numbered years.  Board members currently serve a 4-year term, beginning January 1 and continuing through December 31. Mr. Barnett's current term ends December 31, 2020.  

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Ned Heath

Mr. Heath was appointed to the Board of Education to fill a vacancy created by a resignation.  His term began on July 5, 2017, and continued through December 31, 2018. Mr. Heath was elected to a four-year term in the November 6, 2018, election and his current term runs from January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2022.

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Steven E. Donajkowski

Mr. Donajkowski was first elected to the Board of Education for a 4-year term during the regular school election in November of 2016.  His current term began on January 1, 2017, and continues through December, 31, 2020.

donajkowskisteven@alpenaschools.com

Gordon Snow

Mr. Snow was first elected to the Board of Education during the General Election in November of 2008.  His term began on January 1, 2009.  He has been re-elected and served consecutively since that time, including an extended term as a result of a resolution adopted by the Board which moved the school election from June to the General Election in November of even-numbered years.  Board member terms begin January 1 and continue through December 31.  Mr. Snow's current term continues through December 31, 2020.  

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Stephanie Shafto

Mrs. Shafto was appointed to the Board of Education on June 17, 2019 to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Member Krawczak.  Stephanie will serve as an appointee until the next General Election in November, 2020. The 2020 elected person, after being sworn in after the election results are certified,  will serve the remainder of the vacated term until December 31, 2022. [MCL 168.311] 

shaftos@alpenaschools.com

Thomas P. Hilberg

Mr. Hilberg was appointed to the Board of Education to fill a vacancy created by a resignation.  His term began on June 9, 2017, and continued through December 31, 2018. Mr. Hilberg was elected in the general election on November 6, 2018, and his current terms runs from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2022.

 hilbergt@alpenaschools.com

Stacey W. Parr

Stacey Parr was first appointed to the Board of Education in August of 2018 to fill a vacancy created by a resignation.  Mrs. Parr's term began August 22, 2018, and continues through December 31, 2020. 

  parrs@alpenaschools.com

Events

Google Drive2017-18 Meetings & Minutes

Google Drive2018-19 Meetings & Minutes

Google Drive2019-20 Minutes

Board Commitees

Executive/Personnel Committee
Gordon Snow, President
Steve Donajkowski, Vice President
Mike Barnett, Treasurer  
Lorie Kneeshaw, Secretary [appointed]

Curriculum/Tech Committee
Gordon Snow
Stacey Parr
Stephanie Shafto

Finance Committee
Mike Barnett
Stacey Parr
Stephanie Shafto

Property Committee
Thomas Hilberg
Steven Donajkowski
Ned Heath

Policy Committee
Mike Barnett
Gordon Snow

AMA-ESD Liaison
Stacey Parr
Tom Hilberg (alt.)

CTE Liaison
Tom Hilberg

MASB Legislative Relations
Gordon Snow
Steve Donajkowski
Mike Barnett