Board of Education

Serving locally, and on the intermediate level, the Calhoun Intermediate School District Board of Education brings over 70 years of collective service and experience to the students of Calhoun County. All board members are currently, or have in the past, served on a local school board. In addition, Board members bring a variety of backgrounds, work experience and expertise to the CISD Board. During their service to Calhoun county and surrounding areas, Board Members advocate the interest of children and act as links between the education community and business, government and citizens of Calhoun County.


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Board Members


Portrait Georgia Marsh - CISD Board of Education PresidentGeorgia Marsh, President

Georgia Marsh is in her 14th year as a CISD board member. Mrs. Marsh is retired from Marshall Public Schools where she worked as a Middle School Counselor for 28 1/2 years. She also served on the Marshall Board of Education for three years.







Portrait Durwood Booher - CISD Board of Education Vice PresidentDurwood Booher, Vice-President

Durwood "Woody" Booher is In his 27th year on the CISD Board of Education. Woody also served 17 years on the Pennfield School Board.  President Booher is the owner of Double D Equipment Company, which serves the Industrial Paint Finishing Industry.






Portrait Kenneth Ponds - CISD Board of Education Treasurer

Kenneth Ponds, Treasurer

Ken Ponds is in his 16th year with the CISD Board of Education. Rev. Ponds comes to the CISD with over 12 years of experience having served on the Albion Board of Education.


In addition, Mr. Ponds worked 39 years as Chaplain for Starr Albion Prep (Formerly Starr Commonwealth.)




Portrait Allyn Miller - CISD Board of Education Secretary Allyn Miller, Secretary

Allyn Miller begins his 2nd term as a Calhoun ISD Board Member. He has many years experience as an educational leader and served on the Harper Creek Board for 13 years. He also was a member of MASB, serving on several state committees.

Allyn Miller was appointed by the Calhoun ISD Board to fill the term of James Davis who passed away on May 3, 2015. Mr. Miller was then nominated and elected by the constituent districts' representatives at the June 1, 2015 Biennial Election to fill this open seat. 



Portrait JoAnne Miller - CISD Board of Education Trustee

JoAnne Miller, Trustee

JoAnne is in her 6th year as a CISD board member. She retired from the CISD after 18 years as a Consultant.   JoAnne has a expansive background in education having served as a high school teacher and adult education teacher. She served on the Homer Board of  Education from 2005 through 2015 and is a member of many non-profit boards.



Board of Education Meetings

Regular Meeting Dates Third Wednesday of each month.
See actual dates below.
All meetings are held at: C.I.S.D. Gifford/Schultz Educational Service Center
17111 G Drive North Marshall, MI. beginning at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations should call (269) 789-2450 and ask for the office of the board secretary, C.I.S.D., one (1) week prior to the meeting date they wish to attend.

For more information contact: the HR/Executive Office Coordinator, CISD:

ReNae Anderson by email
or (269) 789-2450.

Meeting Dates:


July 20, 2016 (meeting begins at 4:00 p.m. Organizational meeting - Regular meeting to follow immediately after)

August 17, 2016

September 14, 2016 (2nd Wednesday)*

October 19, 2016

November 2, 2016 Board Retreat (2:00 p.m.)

November 16, 2016 (meeting to begin at 2:00 p.m.)

December 7, 2016 (1st Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.)*

January 18, 2017

February 15, 2017 (Doris Klaussen Developmental Center, 408 Jameson, Battle Creek, Michigan)

March 15, 2017

March 29, 2017 (Special Meeting at 8:00 a.m.)

April 19, 2017 (Calhoun Area Career Center, 475 East Roosevelt Avenue, Battle Creek, Michigan)**

May 17, 2017

June 26, 2017 (Budget Hearing - Regular meeting to follow immediately after - Fourth Monday)*


CISD Board Meeting Minutes