Board Of Education

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING TIME AND LOCATION CHANGES:
Regular meetings of the Redford Union Board of Education will be held at 5:00 PM on the second Monday of each month (except if a holiday falls on a Monday) at the Redford Union High School (Library), 17711 Kinloch, Redford Twp, MI 48240 (phone 313-242-6000).  Please check the District's Calendar and the District's Homepage (Popup) Notices for the most current Board Meeting notifications.

The Board of Education is composed of seven local citizens serving terms up to six (6) years. Elections for seats on the Board of Education are held in November on even years. The board has complete control over local school matters within the framework set by the Michigan Legislature and the State Board of Education. The board determines general policies for the care, management, and control of the district's public schools.

Redford Union Schools - Board of Education Members as of January 18, 2023.

  Board Member Information & Term      

Board Member Photos

     
 

EVELYN PRIDEMORE was elected to the Board of Education in 2013. Evelyn served as Vice-President from July 9, 2018, to July 12, 2020.  On January 11, 2021, she was elected Treasurer.  She also previously served as Treasurer from January 2015 to July 2018.  

On July 12, 2021, at the Board's Organizational Meeting, Evelyn was elected President.

(Term ends 12/31/2024)

 

 

 

   

 

 

               Vice President Pridemore
                    Evelyn Pridemore
                            President

             Contact E-Mail:
  prideme@redfordu.k12.mi.us

     
 

JEFF OSOWSKI was appointed to the Board of Education on November 7, 2018, to fill a vacant seat. He was elected as Board Treasurer on January 14, 2019.  On July 13, 2020, he was elected as Vice-President.  He has lived in Redford for over 20 years with his wife and 2 daughters, both Redford Union High School graduates. He has been active in the Redford Community and the School District, serving as President of the Bulman Elementary Parent Club from many years ago until the last 2 years and President of the Redford Union Blue and Gold Boosters for the past 6 years. 

In the November 2020 General Election, Jeff was elected for a 6-year term beginning January 1, 2021.  

On July 12, 2021, at the Board's Organizational Meeting, Jeff was elected Vice-President.

(Term ends 12/31/2026)
 

     

   Trustee Osowski
             Jeff Osowski
            Vice-President

                        Contact E-Mail:
           osowskij@redfordu.k12.mi.us

     
 

LORNA DEAN was elected to the Board of Education in the November 2022 General Election for a 6-year term beginning January 1, 2023.

(Term ends 12/31/2028)

 

     

 

                      Lorna Dean
                        Secretary

                    Contact E-Mail

 

     
 

REBECCA GRAY was elected to the Board of Education in the November 2018 General Election for a 6-year term beginning January 1, 2019.  Mrs. Gray moved to Redford in 2016 with her husband and now has a one-year-old future Panther.  She has a Bachelor of Arts from Kalamazoo College in Human Development and Social Relations.  Mrs. Gray has experience with youth, leadership development, and community engagement. 

On July 12, 2021, at the Board's Organizational Meeting, Rebecca was elected Treasurer.

(Term ends 12/31/2024)


 

     

              Profile picture of Board Treasurer Rebecca Gray                                  Rebecca Gray
                           Treasurer

            Contact E-Mail:
  GrayR@redfordu.k12.mi.us

     
 

JAMES (JIM) BAILEY was elected to the Board of Education in the November 2020 General Election for a partial 2-year term from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022.

Jim was re-elected to the Board of Education in the November 2022 General Election for a 6-year term beginning January 1, 2023.

(Term ends 12/31/2028)

     

         A picture of Board Member
            

 

 

 

 

      James (Jim) Bailey
               Trustee 

                     Contact E-Mail:
           baileyj@redfordu.k12.mi.us
 

     
 

LATINA MILLER was elected to the Board of Education in the November 2022 General Election for a 6-year term beginning January 1, 2023.

(Term ends 12/31/2028)
 

     


 

                       LaTina Miller
                            Trustee

                      Contact E-Mail:
 

     
 

TAMARA MOORES was elected to the Board of Education in the November 2022 General Election for a partial 2-year term beginning January 1, 2023.

(Term ends 12/31/2024)
 

     

    


          Tamara Moores
                Trustee

          Contact E-Mail:

     

2022-2023 REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE:

PDF Document2022-2023 Official Regular School Board Meeting Schedule - Approved 7/11/22

 

 

Evelyn Pridemore
Board of Education
Board President
Jeff Osowski
Board of Education
Board Vice-President
Lorna Dean
Board of Education
Board Secretary
Rebecca Gray
Board of Education
Board Treasurer
Jim Bailey
Board of Education
Board Trustee
LaTina Miller
Board of Education
Board Trustee
Tamara Moores
Board of Education
Board Trustee