The School Board's contact information is listed below.  If you have any questions or if you would like information on how persons with disabilities may participate in this meeting please contact Mandy Lovell at 616.365.2217.

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Board of Education - 2023-2024 School Year

The Kent ISD School Board is comprised of five members elected by representatives of Kent ISD's constituent districts. They are elected to serve six-year terms. Elections are held biennially on the first Monday in June in odd numbered years.        

Access the Michigan Association of School Boards   
Link:  Understanding Your School Board                           

Contact the School Board here:

Andrea Haidle Photo Andrea Haidle, President 

Term Expires: June 2029
Kent ISD Board Member since 1999


David Drake, TrusteeDavid Drake, Vice-President

Term Expires: June 2025
Kent ISD Board Member since 2016


  Matthew Rettig, Treasurer

   Term Expires: June 2027
   Kent ISD Board Member since 2017



Laura Featherston  Laura Featherston, 

  Term Expires: June 2025 
  Kent ISD Board Member since 2021



Anne Hamming, Trustee

Term Expires: June 2029
Kent ISD Board Member since 2023

Kent ISD School Board 2023-2024 Meeting Dates 

Board meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month.

  • July 24 - Organizational Meeting 
  • August 21
  • September 18
  • October 16
  • November 13
  • December 18
  • January 15
  • February 12
  • March 18
  • April 15
  • May 13
  • June 17

All meetings are held at the
Kent ISD Educational Service Center
2930 Knapp Street NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525

Public Participation
Please see Board Policy 2504 "Public Participation at Board Meetings" for a complete listing of rules to participate.

Please contact the Board of Education office at (616) 365-2217 or for further information