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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Kenneth Ponds, President
Ken Ponds is in his 20th 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 for Albion Starr Prep (Formerly Starr Commonwealth) for 39 years as Chaplain.
Allyn Miller, Vice President
Allyn Miller begins his 6th year 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.
Richard Lindsey, Jr., Treasurer
Richard Lindsey, Jr. was elected to the Calhoun ISD Board of Education on June 7, 2021. He is a current board member of the Marshall-Albion School District where he has served for 11 years. Richard is employed by Abbott, Thomson, Mauldin, Parker, Beer and Rick, PLC as a Partner/Attorney.
Jean Goodrich, Secretary
Jean Goodrich was appointed by the Calhoun ISD Board of Education to fill the unexpired term of Durwood Booher on July 7, 2021. Jeannie served on the Union City Board of Education for 15 years. She is currently employed by Summit Pointe as the Chief Executive Officer.
JoAnne Miller, Trustee
JoAnne is in her 10th 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 Meeting Dates:
Third Wednesday of Each Month
Link to specific meeting dates for the current school year.
Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations should call (269) 789-2450 and ask for the office of the board secretary, Calhoun Intermediate School District, one (1) week prior to the meeting date they wish to attend.