Nominations Being Accepted for MASB Board of Directors

The MASB Board of Directors is comprised of 19 members: 16 directors elected from the eight regions (two from each); and one director each from Groups V, VI and VII. Directors are elected by active member school boards and each year several seats are up for election. This year, eight seats are open for three-year terms, unless otherwise noted, for Regions 1, 2, 3 (two-year term), 5, 6, 7, and Groups V (one-year term) and VI.

Your board's nomination of candidates for the MASB Board of Directors must be forwarded to the MASB Executive Director by Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. If your board wishes to nominate a member, please be certain that the person agrees to be a candidate and is certified by MASB.

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Board Member Awards Program

The Board Member Awards Program, with basic certification as its cornerstone, was developed in 1990 with input from both veteran Michigan school board members and representatives from higher education and state administrator organizations. Its goal is to enhance the ability of school boards to improve Michigan public schools and the achievement of 1.6 million Michigan students.

All 2013 tallysheets have been entered; check your transcript and let us know if you have any questions by contacting the Leadership Services Department.

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