Board of Education

The Board of Education is popularly elected to rotating six year terms in November of even numbered years.  The Board's responsibilities include establishing policy, representing community values, setting district goals, and approving the allocation of resources. 

The Board establishes subcommittees to deal with various tasks such as negotiations with employee groups and planning for facility expansions and upgrades.

Public Notice for Public School Board Meeting

ICE CREAM SOCIAL
The Board of Education would like to invite you to join them for ice cream to thank Mr. Tebo for his years of service to the Hamilton Community and students.  We will have ice cream at the Middle School Library on June 13 from 6-7 pm.  

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE
Please take notice that there will be a Special Meeting of the Board of Education of Hamilton Community Schools, Hamilton, Michigan;

DATE OF MEETING:  June 13, 2022

PLACE OF MEETING:  Hamilton Middle School Media Center

TIME OF MEETING:  7:00 pm

SCOPE OF THE MEETING:
2022/2023 Budget Hearing

REGULAR MEETING NOTICE
Please take notice that there will be a Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of Hamilton Community Schools, Hamilton, Michigan;

DATE OF MEETING:  June 13, 2022

PLACE OF MEETING:  Hamilton Middle School Media Center

TIME OF MEETING:  7:15 pm

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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Public Participation at Board Meetings

TELEPHONE NUMBER OF PRINCIPAL OFFICE OF BOARD OF EDUCATION:  269-751-5148

If you need assistance, please contact llohman@hamiltonschools.us.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the meeting, please contact Lori Lohman, Assistant to the Superintendent at llohman@hamiltonschools.us for voice and TDD calls prior to the meeting.

Lori Lohman,

Board Secretary

Board Meetings

The Board of Education holds regular meetings on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm.  Board meetings are open to the public and opportunities are given for public comment. 
May 9, 2022 @ Middle School Media Center
June 13, 2022 @ Middle School Media Center

Current Members

Craig VanBeek, President (2024) 
Ben Randle, Vice-President (2022) 
Loren Joostberns, Secretary (2024)
Morgan Maul, Treasurer (2026)
Jason Thomas, Trustee (2022)
Deb Brower, Trustee (2026)
Carl Marshall, Trustee (2026)

CONTACT THE BOARD

The public is invited to attend all meetings and workshops of the Board. All board meetings provide time for elected trustees and the administration to hear your concerns and opinions on any school-related topic, whether or not it is on the agenda. Members of the public are encouraged to contact the Board Office (269-751-5148) seven (7) days preceding any regularly scheduled board meeting to request an item be placed on the agenda.

Although public comments are encouraged by the Board, it is the policy of the Board of Education to defer answers or comments to a later time. Prior to placing an item on the agenda, the following steps should have been met when the issue pertains to a building or department level concern:

STEP 1 - Contact Staff Member
STEP 2 - Contact Principal
STEP 3 - Contact Superintendent
STEP 4 - Contact Board of Education

Craig VanBeek, President
Ben Randle, Vice-President
Loren Joostberns, Secretary
Morgan Maul, Treasurer
Deb Brower, Trustee
Carl Marshall, Trustee
Jason Thomas, Trustee

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HCS Board of Education
4815 136th Ave.
Hamilton, MI  49419
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269-751-5148