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Board of Education

The Jenison Public Schools Board of Education is consists of seven dedicated members of the community who provide oversight for the District. Members of the community are welcome at all JPS Board of Education meetings where the Board reviews and takes action on various items of the District. 
  • All Board of Education (BOE) meetings are open to the public and are in public, but are not of the public.
  • When: Regular BOE meetings are held at the beginning of each month, starting at 6:30 pm
  • Where: 8375 20th Ave., Jenison, MI 49428
  • Public Participation: Available at the beginning of each meeting. 5 minutes are allotted to each individual, for a maximum of 30 minutes total for public participation.  
  • Board Workshops: Board workshops are held in addition to regular meetings and are held to update Board members on information pertinent to the District. No official Board action is taken at Board workshops. Workshops begin at 6:00 pm
  • Questions? If you have questions regarding BOE meetings or policies established by the Board, please contact the Administration offices at 616-457-8890 

 

Board Agendas, Notices & Minutes 

Bylaws, Policies & Administrative Regulations

MEET THE BOARD

Amanda Peterman
Photo of Eric Hartman
Mrs. Amanda Peterman
President
Board of Education
Dr. Eric Hartman
Vice President 
Board of Education
Mark Richter
Jen Postema
Mr. Mark Richter
Treasurer
Board of Education
Mrs. Jennifer Postema
Board Secretary
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Craig JenisonChris Reed
Mr. Craig Jenison
Trustee 
Board of Education
Mr. Chris Reed, Ph.D.
Trustee
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Bill Waalkes
Mr. William Waalkes
Trustee
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BOARD ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Roles of Board and Superintendent

BOARD TERMS

Name
Title
Term Expires
Mrs. Amanda E. Peterman
President
12/2024
Dr. Eric Hartman
Vice-President
12/2026
Mr. Mark Richter
Treasurer
12/2022
Mrs. Jennifer Postema
Secretary
12/2024
Mr. Craig A. Jenison
Trustee
12/2026
Mr. Chris Reed
Trustee
12/2026
Mr. William T. Waalkes
Trustee
12/2022

UPCOMING EVENTS

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8375 20th Ave.
Jenison, MI 49428
Phone: 616.457.8890
Fax: 616.457.8898
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