Board of Education


The next Regular meeting will be held on  NOVEMBER 12, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the Administration Building (550 5th St, Allegan, MI).


Vicki Knuckles Vicki Knuckles, President
Vicki was elected in 2010. She is currently 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 Mary Kasprzyk, Vice President
Mary Kasprzyk was elected in 2009. She and her husband Matt own and operate Ted’s Auto Body Shop. They have three children: Zach, Hannah, and Emma (all graduates of AHS). Mary is the founder and retired Executive Director of the Forever Curious Children’s Museum. She serves on the board for the museum.
Troy Carns 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 Lane Sturman, Secretary
Lane Sturman took office in January 2015, serving a 6-year term. Lane has lived in Allegan since 2001 and works for JR Automotion. He and his wife, Mindy, have three children: MacKenzie and Jacob (graduated from Allegan High School) and Morgan (Allegan High School).
KD Lake 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 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.
Nathon Kelley Nathon Kelley, Trustee
Nathon was appointed to fill a partial term, beginning September 2017. He and his wife, Katie, moved to Allegan in 2014. They have three children attending Dawson Elementary (Grace, Josh, and Sam). He is also a Cubmaster and serves on the Allegan Tigershark Aquatics board.