District Information

Board of Education

All Big Rapids Public Schools Board of Education meetings are open to the public. Big Rapids Public Schools Board of Education meetings are in public, but not of the public. Public participation is available at the end of each meeting with three minutes allotted to each individual and a maximum of thirty minutes provided for public participation. 

Regular Board of Education Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the High School Media Center located at 21175 15 Mile Road, Big Rapids, MI  49307. During these meetings, the Board of Education will take action regarding various items of the district. The Board of Education will also meet preceding each board meeting.  Board work sessions are held to update Board of Education members on information pertinent to the school district. No official School Board action is taken at a Board work session. These meetings start at 5:30 p.m. 

For notice of Special Board Meetings, click here.  
(If there are no Special Board Meetings scheduled this link will not be active.)

2022-2023 Board Meeting Schedule:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE future meetings of the Big Rapids Public School District Board of Education could take place electronically pursuant to MDHHS and MIOSHA Orders. An electronic link to virtual meetings will be posted below.

November 14, 2022
December 12, 2022
January 9, 2023
February 13, 2023
March 13, 2023
April 10, 2023
May 8, 2023  May 15, 2023
June 12, 2023
June 19, 2023 - Special Meeting - 2023-24 Budget Hearing
July 10, 2023
August 14, 2023
September 11, 2023
October 9, 2023
November 13, 2023
December 11, 2023

Board Members



Term Expires

Mr. Jeff Godfrey



Mr. Pete Kent

Vice President


Mr. Jeremy Mishler



Mr. Dave Murray



Mrs. Michelle Rasmussen



Mrs. Shavon Jane



Mr. Christopher Vennix




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