Academy Board

Martin Doorn

Board President


Christopher Gearhart

Board Vice President


Richard Hotchkin

Board Treasurer


Sharla Conlan

Board Secretary


Michelle Fisher

Board Member



East Shore Leadership Academy Board of Directors stands firm for safe, secure schools, and makes the tough decisions to ensure that every child receives a first class education free of disruption, threat, and fear. The Board is focused on student achievement, parent satisfaction, and a safe, secure location for learning.

East Shore Leadership Academy operates under the public school academy governance structure in which the Academy is authorized. Northern Michigan University (NMU) appoints East Shore Leadership Academy Board of Directors. Members are required to be bona fide citizens of Michigan, undergo a criminal records check, and comply with conflict of interest guidelines established by law and NMU.


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Board Agendas & Minutes

Board Meeting Dates

  • August 7, 2017 (Board Meeting will be held at St. Johns Church - 710 Pine St., Port Huron, MI at 1:30pm)
  • September 11, 2017
  • October 18, 2017
  • November 13, 2017
  • December 11, 2017
  • January 8, 2018
  • February 12, 2018
  • March 12, 2018
  • April 9, 2018
  • May 14, 2018
  • June 11, 2018 (Budget Hearing 1:00 p.m., Annual Organizational Meeting 1:30 p.m.)

All meetings are held at the school at 1:30pm, unless otherwise noted.
Board Approved on 06/12/2017