The School Board's contact information is listed below.  If you have any questions or if you would like information on how persons with disabilities may participate in this meeting please contact Mandy Lovell at 616.365.2217.

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Board of Education - 2022-2023 School Year

The Kent ISD School Board is comprised of five members elected by representatives of Kent ISD's constituent districts. They are elected to serve six-year terms. Elections are held biennially on the first Monday in June in odd numbered years.        

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Contact the School Board here:

   Andrea Haidle Photo Andrea Haidle, President 

Term Expires: June 2023
 Kent ISD Board Member since 1999


David Drake, TrusteeDavid Drake, Vice-President

Term Expires: June 2025
Kent ISD Board Member since 2016



Claudia Bajema Photo  Claudia Bajema, Secretary

 Term Expires: June 2023
 Kent ISD Board Member since 2005



  Matthew Rettig, Treasurer

   Term Expires: June 2027
   Kent ISD Board Member since 2017



Laura Featherston  Laura Featherston Trustee

  Term Expires: June 2025 
  Kent ISD Board Member since 2021



Kent ISD School Board 2022-2023 Meeting Dates 

Board meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month.

 July 18, 2022 Organizational Meeting 
Public Notice 

August 15, 2022 6:00 p.m. 
September 19, 2022 6:00 p.m. Public Hearing Notice
October 17, 2022 6:00 p.m.
October 25, 2022 2:30 p.m.-Public Hearing Notice  
November 14, 2022 6:00 p.m.
December 19, 2022 4:00 p.m. 
January 16, 2023 6:00 p.m.
February 20, 2023 6:00 p.m.
March 20, 2023 4:30 p.m. Board Work Session
March 20, 2023 6:00 p.m.
April 17, 2023 6:00 p.m. 
May 15, 2023 6:00 p.m. 
June 19, 2023 4:00 p.m. 

All meetings are held at the
Kent ISD Educational Service Center
2930 Knapp Street NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525

Please contact the Board of Education office at (616) 365-2217 or for further information