TCAPS Board of Education

The TCAPS Board of Education is made up of seven members elected to four-year terms. The Board of Education meets twice per month and holds quarterly retreats. School board members also serve on Board of Education committees, attend local and regional meetings and host community dialogues.

Become a Voice in Public Education

Running for a School Board Presentation

Thursday, June 28, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Traverse Bay Area ISD
1101 Red Drive
(Conference Center  Entrance)

If you are interested in becoming a voice for public education, come hear what serving on a local school board entails, the process for filing and more as part of the Michigan Association of School Boards’ Get On Board campaign. Know someone else who would make a great school board member? Share this event and bring them with you!

MASB’s Get On Board campaign is designed to find more civic-minded, student-focused individuals to run for board of education seats. If you or someone you know is looking for a way to give back to the community, then maybe school board service is for you.

External LinkDownload a FREE copy of the 2018 Candidate's Guide to School Board Elections

2018 Board Members


Erik J. Falconer, President
9612 Walkabout Lane / 49684
Term Expires: 12/2018

Kelly J. Clark, Trustee
9421 Center Road / 49686
Term Expires: 12/2018

Sue Kelly, Vice President
PO Box 847 / 49685
Term Expires: 12/2018
Jan M. Geht, Trustee
715 Quail Ridge / 49686
Term Expires: 12/2020
Scott C. Hardy, Treasurer
521 Washington Street / 49686
Term Expires: 12/2018
Jane Klegman, Trustee
528 Timber Crest Drive/ 49686
Term Expires: 12/2020

Doris E. Ellery, Secretary
3477 Silver Farms Lane / 49684
Term Expires: 12/2020


PDF DocumentBoard Members & Committees List

PDF DocumentBoard Standards of Practice Agreement



2018 Board Committees & Members



Board & Committee Meeting Schedules

Board & Committee Agendas, Minutes, Documents

Click on the links below to view agendas and minutes from the following board committees:

For More Information

Board agendas and minutes will be posted on the TCAPS website for the most recent 12 month period. For agendas or minutes dated beyond 12 months or for more information or questions, please contact Recording Secretary to the Board Stacey Hozak at 231.933.1725 or

Board Policies & Guidelines

Nov. 2018 Regular School Election Information

TCAPS Board of Education will have four, four-year terms open for the November 6, 2018 election. The four-year terms will run from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2022. Prospective candidates may pick up their candidate information packets at the Grand Traverse County Clerk's Office, 400 Boardman Avenue, Traverse City, MI (231.922.4760).

Dates to Remember

  • Nomination of Board Candidate(s)
    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    (Affidavit of Identity & Petition or $100 Filing Fee - with County Clerk's Office)
  • Withdrawal of Board Candidate(s)
    Friday, July 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM

    (In writing with County Clerk's Office)
  • Absentee Ballots
    Saturday, September 22, 2018

    Must be available to voters no later than this date
  • Registration Notice Publication
    Once, on or before Tuesday, October 2, 2018

  • Last Day of Registration to Vote
    Tuesday, October 9, 2018

  • Write-in Candidates Must File Declaration of Intent
    On or before Friday, October 26 2018 - 4:00 PM

  • Election Notice Publication
    Once, on or before Tuesday, October 30, 2018

  • Election Day
    Tuesday, November 6, 2018

PDF DocumentDownload Regular School Election Dates