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Special Board Meeting Notice:

June 26, 2017 (6 pm)

(Budget Hearing for 2017-18)

to be held at Admin Building - 550 Fifth St



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Vicki Knuckles
 - President    (
Vicki was elected in 2010. She is currently is employed by the Allegan County Community Foundation. Vicki lives in Allegan with her husband, Paul. They have four children who have graduated from Allegan High School.  

Mary Kasprzyk - Vice President    (
Mary Kasprzyk was elected to the Board of Education in 2009. She and her husband Matt own and operate Ted's Auto Body Shop in Allegan. They have three children: Zack, Hannah and Emma (all graduates of AHS). Mary serves on the board of the Forever Curious Children's Museum in Fennville.

Jeffrey McLaughlin
 - Secretary   (
Jeffrey took office in January 2013 for a 6-year term.  He works as an insurance representative for Bartz-Rumery Agency in Allegan.  An Allegan grad himself, he has three children, Trey, Mia, and Jazper (who either attended or are attending Allegan Public Schools).

Troy Carns
 - Treasurer    (
Troy was elected to the Board of Education in 2011 and re-elected in 2016. He is a self-employed farmer and heavy equipment operator. He graduated from Allegan High School in 1989 and enjoys sports, particularly coaching basketball. 

Lane Sturman - Trustee    (
Lane Sturman took office in January 2015, serving a 6 year term.  Lane has lived in Allegan since 2001, and works for Perrigo Co.  He and his wife, Mindy, have three children:  MacKenzie (who graduated in 2015), Jacob and Morgan (still currently enrolled in Allegan Public Schools).

KD Lake
 - Trustee    (
KD Lake was elected to fill a 2-year term on the board, beginning January 2017.  KD is a lifelong resident of Allegan and is the owner of Hartman-Ellis Insurance. She and her husband John have four children who attended or are attending APS (Taylor, Olivia, Peyton, and Cooper).     

Jennifer Nicholson - Trustee    (
Jennifer was elected to a 6-year term, beginning January 2017.  She and her husband Jack moved to Allegan in 2006 and they have two sons attending Allegan High School (Austin and Brandon).  Jennifer is self-employed.