Tom Mann was born and raised in Manchester, graduating from Manchester High School in 1989. He and his wife, Sue, and two children, Megan and Ryan have lived in Manchester since 2005. Mann obtained his bachelor’s degree from Albion College and also holds an MBA. Mann currently works for Michigan Medicine as an administrative director in Home Care Services. Mann has been involved in many community non-profit groups and youth activities over the past several years. Mann began his board term in 2017. Tom can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chris Fegan began her term in 2007. She and her husband, Todd, have lived in Manchester since 1996. They have two daughters, Taylor and Rachel. Fegan works as a radiation therapist at the St. John/Providence health system in Novi, an affiliate of U-M. Fegan serves as the board liaison to the Manchester Community Resource Center, and the Southwest Council of Governments. She has been involved in the PTO, the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, and the DDA. She elected to another four year term in 2011. Fegan can be reached via email at email@example.com.
Rebecca Harvey was elected to the Board in November 2014. Born and raised in New York, she relocated to attend the University of Michigan. She graduated in 1997 with a Bachelors of Sociology. She then attended Michigan State University College of Law, graduating in 2004 with a Juris Doctor degree.
Harvey has been a self-employed attorney of Harvey Law, PLLC based in Manchester since 2006 specializing in the fields of Family Law, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning, Guardianships and Conservatorships, Divorce, Parenting Time, Custody and Juvenile Law. She is a member of the Washtenaw County Bar Association, State of Michigan Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is also a licensed notary public.
Harvey has been an active member of the Manchester Community Fair since 2005 and currently serves as an associate member, previously holding the position of Director.
Harvey has lived in Manchester since 2004. Her husband is a lifetime resident of Manchester and a second generation graduate of Manchester schools. They married in 2005 and they now have 3 children.
Husband: Chris 50 – Married 30 years in 2017.
Children: Ashlee Jo 22 – 2012 Manchester Grad Jenna – 18 2016 Manchester Grad
Moved to Manchester March 1997
Graduated Saline High school 1987
Graduated Washtenaw Community College – Associates Degree Hotel Restaurant Management
Employed at University of Michigan 20 years – Administrative Specialist, Facilities Operations Department
School experience: 10 year Music Booster – 6 as Vice President, 8 year School Improvement committee member (still a current member of this committee), 8 year Drama parent, 7 year High School parent advisory committee.
SRSLY Manchester coalition member
Mike Austin was elected to the board in November of 2014. Mike is self-employed as a builder and has lived in Manchester with his family for 5 years. Prior to becoming a licensed builder he attended the University Of Michigan School Of Music and made a living as a classically trained trumpet player for 10 years.
Mike Austin comes from a family of educators and is the proud father of two daughters at Klager Elementary. In addition to serving on the board for the Riverfolk Music and Arts Organization, on the Village Parks Commission and on the Manchester Street Festival committee he is a member of the District School Improvement team for Manchester Community Schools. Contact Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeremy Koch has resided in the village of Manchester since September of 2006, and he and his wife Jackie have two children in the district, one in middle school and one in high school. After graduating from Eastern Michigan University in 1997,Jeremy began his career in education as a teacher and coach at Alpena High School in 1998, and he continued teaching and coaching in Oxford High School while pursuing his specialist degree and certification in the field of school psychology at University of Detroit Mercy. Jeremy has worked as a school psychologist for Jackson Intermediate School District since January of 2006, and he has served as a track and cross country coach in Grass Lake since 2007, where he currently coaches middle school students. Jeremy’s areas of professional interest include working with students on the autism spectrum and working with teachers and administrators to implement and monitor multi-tiered student support systems to improve student achievement. Jeremy sought a position on the school board in order to take a more active role in serving his community by applying his professional training and experience to help navigate the many difficult situations with which school districts are faced.
Michael J. Tindall is retired from Chrysler Proving grounds, with 31 years of service. He has 72 credit hours from Washtenaw Community College in Mechanical Engineering Technologies. Michael also has 9 years experience as Energy Manager for Manchester Community Schools. His wife Sally, their daughter Courtney, and son Andrew all started school and graduated from Manchester Community Schools. Michael’s Granddaughter Meghan, currently is a 4th grader at Riverside Intermediate School, and his grandson Carder, is in Pre-School right here in Manchester.
Michael is currently a Co-Chairman of the Manchester Community Chicken Broil, and has volunteered for over 50 years with the broil and served in many areas of the broil. He currently serves on the Oak Grove Cemetery Board of Trustees as their Clerk. He has shown a commitment to the community that he has lived in for the past 56 years, by volunteering in many ways, including several years on the Athletic Boosters, the Sesquicentennial celebration committee, and is an active in his church. Michael very much appreciates the opportunity to continue to serve his community as a member of the board of education.
Michael can be reached at: email@example.com
Board of Education Information
A Regular Board of Education meeting is scheduled for: Monday, December 21st , 2020 at 6:00 pm.
This meeting will be streamed virtually via Google Meet, to join this meeting virtually please use the following link: BoE Meeting Link
Below are the dates of our regular board meetings, through January, 2021. Special board meetings, information/work-study sessions, and emergency meetings may also be held as provided by Board Policy 1300 and law. These meetings will be posted at least 18 hours in advance. All board meetings will begin at 6:00 PM.
- January 27th, 2020- Regular Meeting
- February 10th, 2020- Regular Meeting
- February 17th, 2020- Study Session Notice
- March 16th, 2020- Cancelled
- March 30th, 2020- Special Meeting Notice
- April 6th, 2020- Special Meeting Notice
- April 20th, 2020- Regular Meeting
- May 11th, 2020- Special Meeting (Superintendent Search)
- May 18th, 2020- Regular Meeting
- May 18th, 2020- Special Meeting- (Superintendent Search)
- May 19th, 2020- Special Meeting- (Superintendent Search)
- June 1st, 2020- Special Meeting (Superintendent Search)
- June 15th, 2020- Special Meeting
- June 15th, 2020- Regular Meeting
- July 27th, 2020- Regular Meeting
- August, 10th, 2020- Special Meeting
- August 17th, 2020- Regular Meeting
- September 21st, 2020- Regular Meeting
- October 19th, 2020- Regular Meeting
- November 16th, 2020- Regular Meeting
- December 21st, 2020- Regular Meeting
- January 25th, 2021- Regular Meeting
|Date of Meeting||Type of Meeting||Agenda||Unofficial Minutes||Official Minutes|
|November 16th, 2020 6:00PM||Regular Meeting|
|October 19th, 2020 6:00PM||Regular Meeting|
|September 21st, 2020 6:00PM||Regular Meeting|
|August 17th, 2020 6:00PM||Regular Meeting|
|August 10th, 2020 6:00PM||Special Meeting|
|July 27th, 2020 6:00PM||Regular Meeting|
|June 15th, 2020 6:00PM||Special Meeting|
|June 15th, 2020 to follow Special Meeting||Regular Meeting|
|June 1st, 2020 6:00PM||Special Meeting|
|May 19th, 2020 6:00PM||Special Meeting|
|May 18th, 2020 6:30PM||Special Meeting|
|May 18th, 2020 6:00PM||Regular Meeting|
|May 11th, 2020 6:00PM||Special Meeting|
|April 20th, 2020 6:00PM||Regular Meeting|
|April 6th, 2020 6:00PM||Special Meeting|
|March 30th, 2020 6:00PM||Special Meeting|
|March 16th, 2020 6:00PM||Regular Meeting- Cancelled|
|February 17th, 2020 6:00PM||Study Session|
|February 10th, 2020 6:00PM||Regular Meeting|
|January 27th, 2020 6:00PM||Regular Meeting|
|January 27th, 2020 5:30 PM||Organizational Meeting|
|December 16th, 2019||Regular Meeting|
|December 9th, 2019||Special Meeting|
|November 18th, 2019||Regular Meeting|