Board of Education



Board of Education



Board Members
Front row (left to right): , Ronda Ryan, Ann Murphy, Denise Brooks
Back row (left to right): Brian Winters, Tim McCulloch, Jeff Stout, Hayley Alderman

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Bios

 

Murphy
Ann Murphy
President
Term expires: Dec. 31, 2020


Ann E. Murphy attended Port Huron Area Schools K-12 and is a 1966 graduate of Port Huron High School. Ann graduated from Albion College in 1970 and taught life and physical science at Adams Jr. High in Wayne/Westland from 1970-74. In 1974, Ann retired from teaching and she and her late husband John raised four children, Todd, Brian, Katie and Megan in the Port Huron Area School District. In 1993, Ann revived her career in education teaching biology for 15 years at Port Huron Northern High School. She served as an interim assistant principal at PHN during the 2008-09 school year. Ann retired for a second time in June of 2009 and is honored to have the opportunity to serve our students and our district as President of the Board.
aemurphy28@yahoo.com


Alderman

Hayley Alderman
Secretary
Term expires: Dec. 31, 2020

Hayley Alderman was elected to the Port Huron Schools Board of Education in November of 2014. Hayley attended school here and became a passionate advocate for students and the professionals who positively impacted her along the way.

She graduated from Port Huron High School in 2012 and went on to Central Michigan University as a Leader Advancement Scholar. She graduated from Central in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Leadership.

Hayley believes in the power of service. She co-coordinates the Armour-Hancock Community Garden and volunteers for Hunter Hospitality House as well as Adopt-A-Highway.

Hayley welcomes any comments or concerns you may have.
aldermanhayley@yahoo.com

McCulloch
Tim McCulloch
Treasurer
Term expires: Dec. 31, 2022


Timothy A. McCulloch is not new to the Board, having previously served as a trustee from 2010-2014. He currently is on staff at Colonial Woods Missionary Church, serving as their Business & Finance Director since December 2014. Tim worked for the City of Fraser as the Finance Director/Treasurer prior to coming to Colonial Woods.

Tim and his wife, Joann, have been married since 2002, and have three daughters who attend Port Huron Schools.Tim graduated from Baker College with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. He also received a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Baker College.
tim_mcculloch@comcast.net


Brooks
Denise Brooks
Trustee
Term expires: Dec. 31, 2022


Denise M. Brooks is the President/CEO of the YMCA of the Blue Water Area. Denise joined the YMCA in March of 2009. Previously, she was President of the Port Huron Hospital Foundation and worked at Port Huron Hospital for more than 18 years. She currently serves on the board of the Community Foundation of St. Clair County and recently completed a six-year term on the board of St. Clair County Community College.

She earned a Master of Arts Degree in Management and Supervision from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Michigan State University after transferring from St. Clair County Community College. She is a loyal Big Red!

Denise and her husband, Dave, are Port Huron natives who are actively involved in the community.
denise@bluewaterymca.com

Winters

Brian Winters
Trustee
Term expires: Dec. 31, 2020


Brian E. Winters was elected to the Port Huron Schools Board of Education in November of 2014. He, his children and stepchildren attended Port Huron Schools, and he currently has grandchildren in the district. He worked in K-12 public education for 36 years; eight as a teacher and 28 as an administrator, with 25 of those years being in the PHASD at Grant, Lakeport, Roosevelt, Ward-Cottrell (in Marine City), and Michigamme Schools. Brian retired from Romeo Community Schools in 2007.

Brian is an Adjunct Instructor at SC4 where he has worked part-time for over 20 years, teaching a variety of classes, mostly in Early Childhood Education. He has an Associate's Degree from St. Clair County Community College, a B.A. in Elementary Education, an M.A. in Elementary Education, and an M.A. in Early Childhood Education, all from Michigan State University. He is a passionate advocate for children and for those who work on their behalf.

Brian and his wife Barb have five adult children and seven grandchildren. He attends First United Methodist Church in Port Huron and sings in the Sanctuary Choir. Mr. Winters is a lifelong resident of Port Huron and continues to live within the city.
bwinters@phasd.us

 Bixler Board Photo

Joseph W. Bixler
Trustee
Term expires: Dec. 31, 2024


Presently serve as an Extension Educator in the Greening Michigan Institute on the Government/Public Policy work team and the Community Food Systems work team.
Previously has served as a District Coordinator for Michigan State University Extension from 2010-2017
Served as a County Extension Director in Shiawassee County from 2006-2010 providing community and economic development program expertise.
Served as the Deputy County Administrator for St. Clair County, responsible for the coordination and supervision of all internal service functions and facilitated numerous corporate initiatives and external projects on behalf of the Board of Commissioners and the County Administrator/Controller.
Served as the County Director for the Michigan State University Extension in St. Clair County from 1999-2001 focusing on programs in community development and State/Local Government education.
Previous to the director’s role with MSUE, served as the 4-H/Youth Educator from 1996-1999.
Graduated from Oakland University with a B.S. degree in Human Resource
Development and Psychology and received his Masters of Science in General
Administration from Central Michigan University.
Joebixler@phasd.us


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Laurie Oldford
Trustee
Term expires: Dec. 31, 2024

Laurie L. Oldford graduated from Central Michigan University and began her teaching career in the Port Huron Area School District. She has a Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University and a Master of Arts in Teaching with an Early Childhood Endorsement from Oakland University. Laurie taught in Special Education and Early Childhood Education classrooms for 10 years and went on to become a School Social Worker, working in the majority of the schools in the PHASD for over 19 years.  She developed and implemented Conflict Resolution Programs throughout the district, which included Peer Mediation, Staff Training
and Classroom Instruction.

Laurie is currently on the Board of Directors for Port Huron Civic Theatre and is frequently involved in the productions as music director and producer. She directs the Choirs of St. Joseph, Holy Trinity Parish in Port Huron and served at PTO president at Thomas Edison Elementary School for 2 years. Laurie has one son who attends Fort Gratiot Middle School. 

OLDFORD.phasdboard@gmail.com


 


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