The Kent Intermediate Association of School Boards is comprised of school districts that are constituents of Kent Intermediate School District. The purpose is to improve the services rendered by school districts in the Kent ISD area through the cooperative effort of the members of the schools boards.


This purpose is to advance the discussion of common problems and solutions, and to foster a greater civic and school consciousness among the citizens of the school districts, as well as to advocate for educational issues with local, state and national governmental units.

 The KIASB Board of Directors is comprised of 9 members of the different constitutent boards who serve three year terms or until their term on their respective constituent board expires.

                            2016-17 KIASB  BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dr. Tim Detwiler, President (Northview Public Schools)
4924 Cresthill N.E., Grand Rapids 49525 email:
Term expires: 2019

Ms. Sandy Theisen, Vice-President (Kentwood Public Schools)
1834 Highlander Drive SE, Kentwood 49508 email:
Term expires: 2017

Mrs. Laura Featherston, Secretary/Treasurer (Rockford Public Schools)
5695 Dorado Court NE, Rockford 49341 email:
Term expires: 2017

Mrs. Andrea Haidle (Kent Intermediate School District)
3531 Reeds Point Court, Grand Rapids 49546 email:
Term expires: 2019

Mr. Kenneth Hornecker (Godwin HeightsPublic Schools)
734 Boss SW, Wyoming 49509  email: 
Term expires: 2018

Mr. Timothy Pomorski (Kelloggsville Public Schools)
240 Elwell SW, Grand Rapids 49548 email:
Term expires: 2018

Ms. Maureen Slade (Grand Rapids Public Schools)
1834 Brookmoor Ct. NE, Grand Rapids 49505  email:
Term expires: 2017

Mr. Ted Spangenberg  (Comstock Park Public Schools)
4882 Stony Creek NW, Comstock Park, 49321 email:
Term expires: 2018

Mr. James Turner (Lowell Area Schools)
10785 Woodbushe, Lowell, MI 49331 email:
Term expires: 2019


Mr. Ron Caniff, Superintendent (Kent ISD)
2930 Knapp Street NE, Grand Rapids, 49425 email:

KIASB Meeting Schedule

KIASB Executive Board Meetings

    August 24, 2016
    October 26, 2016
   January 11, 2017
   March 15, 2017
   May 10, 2017

KIASB Dinner Meetings

    October 11, 2016
        Grand Rapids Community College

    February 16, 2017
        Downtown Market

KIASB Annual Legislative/Awards Dinner

    April 13, 2017
Kent Career Technical Center

CBA Classes offered:

Dates and offerings TBD


For more information on KIASB or upcoming events contact Cindy Conners /365-2217