Currently the Conservation Director for the Trust for Virgin Islands Lands. She is also a member of the Peninsula Township Planning Commission. Susan was born in British Columbia, Canada and came to Michigan through marriage to an alum of the Old Mission Peninsula School.
Currently the Business Development Leader at the Larkin Group in Traverse City. He is a Rotary Club member, Ambassador for the Traverse City Chamber of Commerce, and President of the Bay Area Insurance Agents Association. Originally from Grand Ledge, MI and moved to Traverse City 11 years ago.
Becoming a Board Member
If you are interested in becoming a School Board Member for Old Mission Peninsula School, please fill out THIS FORM and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are always accepting applications, even when there are no openings available.
Academy board members are public officials appointed by the GVSU Board of Trustees. If approved to serve on an Academy Board, your role is to set policy, maintain the school's vision and/or mission, promote educational excellence through advocacy, visionary leadership, and high quality services to OMPS as well as to ensure that the school complies with its charter and applicable law.
12 Responsibilities of Charter School Boards
1. ENSURE all students are being prepared for success in college, work and life. 2. ENSURE the public’s money and resources are well stewarded. 3. ENSURE the school is run by a great leader and infused with a positive culture and learning environment. 4. ENSURE the terms of the charter contract are fulfilled and the organization is prepared for renewal. 5. ENSURE the school is true to its mission, vision and values. 6. ENSURE goals are clear and people and programs are wisely empowered, supported, evaluated and held accountable. 7. ENSURE the school operates legally and ethically. 8. ENSURE the school continuously improves and stays viable. 9. ENSURE the board recruits, orients and develops its members and its capacity to govern. 10. ENSURE the board adopts and properly maintains its governing policies. 11. ENSURE the board speaks with one voice. 12. ENSURE the board and its members are positive ambassadors for your school and the charter idea! From the National Charter Schools Institute