Jackson County ISD Board of Education

  • Board of Education The JCISD Board includes five members of the Jackson community dedicated to education and who are elected to six-year terms by the 12 local public school boards served by the Jackson County Intermediate School District. Elections are held every other year and under strict guidelines outlined in the state law. The JCISD Board meets each month on the third Tuesday of the month, except in April (fourth Tuesday), and June (second and fourth Tuesday). The public is invited and welcome to attend these meetings. Individuals and/or groups may address the Board during the meetings. For further information, contact the superintendent's office at 517-768-5200.
    Members of the public who wish to contact Board members outside of Board meetings are encouraged to write them using the Board members' district email addresses, which are available through this website on in the countywide directory.
  • Dave     David K. Salsbury, President
        1999 to June 30, 2023

    Mr. Salsbury is serving his fourth six-year term, having been elected to the ISD Board in 1999. He also formerly served on the East Jackson Community Schools Board.  

  • Doug    Douglas R. Schedeler, Vice President
       2003 to June 30, 2023

    Appointed to the Board in 2003, Mr. Schedeler has served consecutively since. He currently holds the office of Board Vice President.  He is also a former member of the Columbia School District Board of Education.

  • Lilian Fields    Lillian Fields, Treasurer
       October 2012 to June 30, 2021
    Lillian Fields, served 20-years as a Board member for Western Community Schools, and has also served on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Association of School Boards, earning several awards through the state association. In addition, Fields served on the Jackson County Association of School Boards, including two years as its president. 
  • Bob Inman     Bob Inman, Secretary
        2013 to June 30, 2025
    Mr. Inman is serving his first term on the JCISD Board as Secretary. He also recently rejoined the Board of Jackson Public Schools, where he previously served as Vice President from July 2008 through December 31, 2013. Mr. Inman received the Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award from the Jackson Citizen Patriot for both 2009 and 2013.  He has been elected as the President of the Optimist Club of Jackson effective October 1, 2013, and has chaired both Youth Appreciation Day and Harlem Ambassadors basketball game fund raisers through his work with the Optimist Club.
  • Erin Slater     Erin Slater, Trustee
        July 19, 2018 to June 30, 2025
    Mrs. Slater was appointed to fill a mid-term vacancy in July 2018, and re-elected to 6-year term in 2019. She is a Jackson native and a graduate of Jackson High School, with two children currently attending Jackson Public Schools. Mrs. Slater is a strong proponent of public education and a active parent leader.