2012/2013 Lamphere Board of Education
President - David B. Crawford firstname.lastname@example.org
Dave Crawford is serving as a President of the Board and has served on the Board since 2004. He is the Vice-President for JPMorganChase, manager of a Business Banking lending unit.
Dave has lived in Madison Heights for more than 40 years and has been an active member of the community. He has served as a Lamphere representative for Oakland County PAC, a parent organization dedicated to overseeing special education delivery for Oakland County Districts. In addition, Dave is currently a board member for the ARC of Oakland County. Dave has also been active with Cub Scouts, PTO's, and various coaching positions within Madison Heights Parks and Recreations.
Dave is married with three children. His eldest daughter is a 1999 graduate of Lamphere High, currently teaching special education in the Clarkston School District. His second daughter is a 2009 graduate from Lamphere Center and his son is a 2005 Lamphere graduate.
This year, Dave will serve on the Board's Finance, Gateway Counseling Center, Hall of Fame, Superintendent's Evaulation and Policy Committees. In addition, he will serve as Lamphere's representative for the Direct Affiliate Action Network. Dave will also serve as an alternate representative on the City/School Liaison Committee.
Vice President - Robert T. Borngesser, Jr. email@example.com
Robert Borngesser is serving as a Vice President of the Board and has served on the Board since 2000. Rob is the President and the owner of Young's Window Cleaning, Inc.
Rob and his family have lived in Madison Heights for over 40 years and he and his wife are Lamphere graduates. Rob is actively involved in the Lamphere community and in 1997, he co-chaired the district's successful bond initiative. Rob and his wife, Louise, have three daughters. His two oldest daughters are Lamphere graduates and both are attending college. His youngest daughter currently attends Lamphere High School.
This year, Rob will serve on the Board's Building, Evaluation for Superintendent's Performance, Finance and the City/School Liaison Committees. He will also serve as an alternate representative on the Youth Assistance Committee.
ecretary - Diane E. Backhus firstname.lastname@example.org
Diane has served on the Board since May of 2005 and is currently serving as Board Secretary. She employed as a Financial Administrator for Mendelson Hornblum Orthopedic & Spine Surgeons.
Backhus has been a resident of Madison Heights for the past 17 years and is an active member of the community. In addition to serving on Lamphere's Board of Education, she also serves as a member of the Madison Heights Community Family Coalition Board and is active at at the high school.
Diane is married with two children. Both of her sons graduated from Lamphere High and are continuing their higher education.
This year, Diane will serve on the Board's Curriculum and Policy Committees. In addition, she will serve as the Board's alternative representative on the Curriculum and Michigan Association of School Boards Committees.
Treasurer - Paul Cavanaugh email@example.com
Paul Cavanaugh was elected to serve on the Board in May 2008 and is serving as Board Treasurer. He has been a resident of Madison Heights for 25 years and works as a Design and Construction Manager for Verizon Wireless. Prior to joining Verizon Wireless, he taught 5th and 6th grades in Minnesota and Adult Education and Alternative High School in Madison Heights. Paul also worked with the State Ward Diversion Program working with adjudicated youth in Wayne County.
Trustee - William J. Dixon
William Dixon is serving as a Trustee of the Board and has served on the Board since 1994. Bill is a cardiovascular medical technician and is an active supporter of the Cardiology's "Race for Every Pace." In addition, Dixon is a member of several community theater groups throughout Oakland County.
Bill is an active member of the Madison Heights community and serves on the City's Planning Commission. Over the years at Lamphere Schools, Bill has been involved with the Lamphere Athletic Boosters, several play productions at the high school and Lessenger's Education Support Team.
This year, Bill will serve on the Board's Youth Assistance Committee. He will also act as Lamphere's delegate for the Michigan Association of School Boards and Legislative Relations Network and will serve on the Oakland County School Board Association's Board of Directors. In addition, Bill will serve as an alternate representative on the Finance, Gateway Counseling and Parks and Recreation Committees.
Trustee - Terrie D. Junkin firstname.lastname@example.org
Terrie Junkin is serving as a Trustee of the Board and has served on the Board since 2001. Terrie holds a B.S. degree from Central Michigan University and is a graduate of the Michigan Political Leadership Program at Michigan State University. She is an Associate Broker with RE/MAX Showcase Homes - The Bishop Team in Birmingham.
Terrie is also a 1984 graduate of LHS and a life-long resident of the community. She has been an active parent in the Lamphere Schools and has volunteered her time as a PTO Leader, Cub Scout Leader, classroom volunteer and the President of Lamphere Council. Terrie is married and has three children. Her oldest son is a Lamphere graduate and is attending Grand Valley University. She has a son who is attending Lamphere High School and a daughter who attends Page Middle School.
This year, Terrie will serve on the Board's Building, Curriculum, Superintendent's Evaluation and Policy Committees as well as serving as a representative on the OCSBA Legislative Committee. Terrie will also serve as an alternate representative on the Board's Finance and Michigan Association of School Boards Legislative Relations Network Committees.
Trustee - Brad Lyon email@example.com
Brad Lyon is serving as a Trustee of the Board and has served on the Board since 2002. Brad is the Vice President of Birmingham Hydraulics and has been a resident of the Lamphere community since 1982.
Brad is an active member of the community and has volunteered his time by serving as Chairman of both the Friends of Madison Heights Youth and the Madison Heights Youth Assistance. Brad has been recognized by both organizations for his dedication and commitment to the community and received the Volunteer of the Year award in 2002 from the Friends of Madison Heights Youth and the Volunteer of the Year award in 1995-96 from the Madison Heights Youth Assistance. Brad was also a Co-Chairman and Treasurer for the Citizens for Lamphere Schools during the bond election, millage renewal and building and site millage election campaigns. He and his wife, Kim, have two sons - both Lamphere graduates.
Brad will serve on the Board's City/School Liaison and Parks and Recreation Commitees and will represent Lamphere on the MASB Technology Committee. Brad will also serve as an alternate representative on the Board's Curriculum, MASB Legislative Relations Network, Michigan Association of School Boards, Oakland County School Boards and Policy Committees.