Board of Education

The Merrill Board of Education strives to uphold our mission of Merrill Community Schools: to create and maintain a safe environment that ensures every student reaches a high level of academic achievement. We will engage students through innovative and differentiated learning to meet requirements set by the State of Michigan. We commit to a comprehensive system of support in which students, staff, family and the community work collaboratively to ensure student success.

Current Board of Education Members

Teresa DeBeau, Board President

989-600-4365
debeau.teresa@merrillschools.org

Term: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2026
Must Run for Re-election: November 2026
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Debra Evans, Board Trustee

evans@merrillschools.org
Term: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2026
Must Run for Re-election: November 2026
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Kara Jimenez, PhD., Board Secretary

989-791-1148
karajimenez@delta.edu

Term: January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2026
Must Run for Re-election: November 2026
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

David Fenby, Board Trustee

fenbydc@icloud.com
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2024
Must Run for Re-election: November 2024
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Beth Ann Miller, Treasurer

bammiller.bm@gmail.com
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2024
Must Run for Re-election: November 2024
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Peter Theisen, Board Trustee

theisen@merrillschools.org
Term: January 2021 – December 2026
Must Run for Re-election: November 2026
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Mark Gath, Board Vice President

markgat@msn.com
Term: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2024
Must Run for Re-election: November 2024
Notes on Term: Elected for 6-year term

Board Meeting Information

BOARD MEETING NOTICE:

Wednesday, September 07, 2022 at 7:00 pm in the MS/HS Learning Commons

FOR FULL 2022-2023 BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE PLEASE CLICK HERE.

NOTICE: The agenda for each upcoming board meeting shall be posted the Friday prior to the next scheduled board meeting unless circumstances prevent that from taking place (i.e. school closure, agenda updates, unexpected additions to the agenda etc.)

If you would like a copy of the agenda, you can always request a copy from Administration. We welcome you at 555 W. Alice St. or you may reach Superintendent Gwen Glazier or Administrative Assistant Hannah LaPaugh at 989-643-7261 for questions or concerns.

At Merrill Community Schools, we want to ensure your voice is heard and we welcome your concerns and feedback.

Gwen

Gwen Glazier

Merrill Community School District Superintendent
glazier.gwen@merrillschools.org
989-643-7261
345 W. Alice St.
Merrill, MI 48637

hannah

Hannah LaPaugh

Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
lapaugh@merrillschools.org 
989-643-7261
345 W. Alice St. 
Merrill, MI 48637

Meeting Minutes/Past Meeting Agendas

To access past board meeting agendas or meeting minutes, click here or contact Hannah LaPaugh at lapaugh@merrillschools.org.

To view Merrill’s Board Policies and Bylaws, click here.