LANSING, MI – Southfield Public Schools President Darryle Buchanan was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors of the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB). Darryle will serve as the regional representative for school board members in districts with 5,001-11,000 students and will help shape the direction of the Association. In September, Darryle’s position will be up for general election.
Darryle has served on his local board of education since 2005 and has served as president, vice president and secretary. Darryle has diligently pursued professional development opportunities to enhance his skills as a board member and is a regular voting delegate at MASB’s Delegate Assembly. He’s earned the Master Board Member Award in the MASB certification and training program. In addition, Darryle is currently the president of the Michigan Caucus of Black School Board Members.
“My experience with MASB has been invaluable in helping me become an effective board member and public education advocate,” said Darryle. He added that he looks forward to helping to develop policy that will ensure the future of students and public education in our state.
“MASB is fortunate to have someone with Darryle’s experience and integrity join the Board of Directors,” said Kathy Hayes, MASB executive director. “As we look to transform education in Michigan, his perspective will be a great addition to our board.”
The MASB Board of Directors governs the association and oversees activities, establishes operating policy that furthers the mission of MASB and acts as the voice for more than 600 member school boards across the state. The focus of the board of directors is to provide quality educational leadership services and advocate for student achievement in Michigan.
For a complete list of the MASB Board of Directors, visit www.masb.org.
MASB provides quality educational leadership services to all Michigan boards of education and advocates for student achievement and public education.