*****Notice of Vacancy*****

Hemlock Board of Education 

The Hemlock Public School District is seeking applications for the current vacant position on the Board of Education. An individual will be appointed to hold office only until a successor is elected at the next general November election.

An application form for this vacancy is available. Click here to download the application. Completed applications may be emailed to:          gronski@hemlockps.com or mailed to: Hemlock Public Schools District, Administration Office, 200 Wilson St., P.O. Box 260, Hemlock, MI 48626. Application deadline is by 5:00 PM on January 30, 2018.

Eligible candidates must meet the following qualifications:                                               

  • Must be registered voter in the school district 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must be a resident of the State of Michigan/school district for at least 30 days.

If you have any questions concerning the role of the Board of Education and the responsibilities of a board member, please contact Donald Killingbeck, Superintendent of Hemlock Public Schools.

Strategic Planning

Hemlock Public Schools under the leadership of the district governance team and Superintendent Killingbeck embarked on developing a long-term strategic plan focusing on student achievement....click here to read the full document.

Board Members 

Board Members Phone Term Expires
Katherine Ellison - President 989-798-6369 2018
Matt Wesener - Vice President 989-293-3833 2020
Mary Ann Ling - Secretary 989-642-8190 2020
Jamie Rivette - Treasurer 989-284-7922 2018
David King 989-642-2941 2018
Hilary House 989-225-7797 2018
Louise Fleischmann 989-642-2639 2020

Executive Officers

Katherine Ellison
Vice President
Matt Wesener
Mary Ann Ling
Jamie Rivette

Board Meetings



Please take notice that at the organizational meeting held on June 12, 2017, the regular meetings for the Board of Education of the Hemlock Public School District, Hemlock, Michigan will be as follows:

DATE: The second Monday of every month except for the month of July 2017 and an exception for the March 2018 meeting moved to the third Monday of the month.

August 14, 2017

September 11, 2017

September 28, 2017 Finance Committee Meeting at 1:00PM

October 9, 2017  *Meeting to be held at K.C. Ling Elementary School

October 25, 2017 8:00A.M. Policy Committee Meeting

October 30, 2017 7:00P.M. Special Board Meeting

November 13, 2017

November 14, 2017 8:00A.M. Policy Committee Meeting

December 2, 2017 2:00P.M. Finance Committee Meeting

December 11, 2017 *Meeting to be held at Hemlock Middle School

January 8, 2018

January 16, 2018 Policy Committee Meeting 8:00AM 

January 30, 2018 Strategic Planning Committee Meeting 1:00PM

January 30, 2018 Special Meeting 6:00PM

February 12, 2018 * Meeting to be held at Hemlock High School

March 12, 2018 Board Retreat 6:00PM

March 19, 2018

April 9, 2018

May 14, 2018

June 11, 2018

PLACE: 200 Wilson, Hemlock, Michigan


Any person with a disability that needs assistance, please contact the Business Office at least three (3) days prior to the meeting date. The Business Office may be reached at: 989-642-5282.