BOE Members
Bruce Mazurowski, President
Bruce Mazurowski, President
   BIO: Not available   mazubr09@southredford.net
Mr. Mazurowski was appointed the Board of Education President for a another year at the January 2012 organizational meeting. He is serving his second term in office.  Mr. Mazurowski is a 39-year Redford resident and a Thurston High School graduate from the class of 1979. He and his wife Nadine have two children.  Mr. Mazurowski is assigned to the following committees for the 2012 calendar year: Board Annual Performance Evaluation, Superintendent's Evaluation, Orientation of New Board Members, and Wellness Committee. His 2012-2013 adopted school is Fisher Elementary School. Term expires 12/2014.

Laurie Hicks, Vice President
Laurie A. Hicks
, Vice President   BIO: Not available   hickla09@southredford.net 
Mrs. Hicks is now serving her 13th year on the Board of Education.  Mrs. Hicks was appointed Board Vice President for another year at the Board organizational meeting in January 2012. A Redford resident of 46 years, Mrs. Hicks and her husband Terry have three children.  Mrs. Hicks was assigned to serve on the following committees during the 2012 calendar year: Board Annual Performance Evaluation, Superintendent's Evaluation, Board liaison for MASB-Legislative Relations Network and NSBA-Federal Relations Network.  She is also liaison to the Wayne County Assoc. of School Boards and the NSBA Pre-K Committee.  Her 2012-2013 adopted school is the Shear Early Childhood Center. Term expires 12/ 2018.

Cheryl Flesher, Treasurer
Cheryl Flesher
, Treasurer BIO: Flesher    flesch09@southredford.net 
Ms. Flesher was re-elected for a third term for 6 years in the Nov. 6, 2012, general election.  Ms. Flesher is a widow with four children and has been a resident of Redford for 25 years. She is serving the Board effectively as its Treasurer.  Ms. Flesher was assigned to the following committees for the 2012 calendar year: Review of Orientation and Policy Manuals, Food Service, Wellness Committee, Board liaison for MASB-Legislative Relations Network and NSBA-Federal Relations Network, and Sex Education Advisory.  She is also liaison to the NSBA Pre-K Committee.  Her 2012-2013 adopted school is Vandenberg Elementary School. Term expires 12/2018.

Stephen Baker, Secretary
Stephen Baker, Secretary
 BIO: Not available bakest09@southredford.net
Mr. Baker was appointed to the South Redford School District Board of Education at a special board meeting in April 2008 to fill the seat vacated by Mr. Tom Burnosky and was elected in May 2009 to serve on the Board for the remainder of Mr. Burnosky's term.  He was appointed Board Secretary for a second year at the organizational meeting in January 2012.  Mr. Baker and his wife Michelle have three children.  Mr. Baker is assigned to the following committees for the 2012 calendar year: Review of Board Orientation and Policy Manuals and the Sex Education Advisory Committee.  His 2012-2013 adopted school is Jefferson Elementary School. Term expires 12/2016.

Tom Dowdy, Trustee
Tom Dowdy
, Trustee BIO: Not available dowdto09@southredford.net 
Mr. Dowdy was re-elected in the May 2009 School Board election and is now serving the third year of his second term.  Mr. Dowdy sought a position to make a difference in the school and community.  Mr. Dowdy is an alumnus of Thurston High School and an active community member.  Mr. Dowdy is assigned to the following committee for the 2012 calendar year: Orientation of New Board Members.  His 2012-2013 adopted school is Pierce Middle School.  Term expires 12/2014.

Elizabeth Kangas, Trustee
Elizabeth Kangas, Trustee
 BIO: Not available   kangel09@southredford.net 
Mrs. Kangas was elected to the Board of Education in May 2008 and was re-elected a second time for a 6-yr term at the Nov. 6, 2012, general election. She is married with eight children, and is an active community member. At the January 2012 organizational meeting, Mrs. Kangas was assigned to serve on the following committees for the 2012 calendar year: Board Annual Performance Evaluation, Superintendent’s Evaluation, and the Food Service Committee.  Mrs. Kangas is also liaison to the MASB Government Relations Committee.  Her 2012-2013 adopted school is Addams Elementary School. Term expires 12/2018.

Patty Thomas, Trustee BIO Not available  thompa09@southredford.net 
Mrs. Patty Thomas was appointed to the seat vacated by Mr. Greg Van Morgan through the end of his term.  Mrs. Thomas won the election for the open seat in the November 2010 election, and her first meeting as an elected official was in January 2011. At the organizational meeting of January 2012, Mrs. Thomas was appointed to serve on the following committees: Review of Board Orientation and Policy Manuals and Orientation of New Board members. 2012-2013 adopted school is Thurston High School. Term expires 12/2016.