Board Of Education

Regular meetings of the Redford Union Board of Education are now held at 6:30 p.m. on the Second Monday of each month at the Board of Education Administrative Offices, which is located at 17715 Brady Street, Redford MI 48240 (phone 313-242-6000).

The Board of Education is composed of seven local citizens serving terms up to six 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 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.

The board election is held on the first Tuesday in November. Any registered voter who resides in the district may run for election to the school board.

Redford Union Schools - Board of Education Members as of February 26, 2019...

Board Member Information & Term

Board Member Photos

LISA GUBACHY was elected to the Board of Education in 2005 and was elected President by the Board on July 9, 2018.  She previously served as Vice-President from January 2015 to July 2018. Lisa and her husband John have two daughters and have lived in Redford since 1991. Lisa has a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University in economics, concentrated in public affairs management. Lisa has her Masters of Science in finance from Walsh College. Lisa currently works for General Motors as a financial analyst in Detroit.

(Term ends 12/31/2022)

 

Board President Gubachy
          Lisa Gubachy
              President


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

EVELYN PRIDEMORE was elected to the Board of Education in 2013 and was elected Vice-President by the Board on July 9, 2018. She previously served as Treasurer from January 2015 to July 2018, and as a Trustee from April 19, 2012, until December 31, 2012.

(Term ends 12/31/2024)

 

 

 

      Vice President Pridemore            Evelyn Pridemore  
               Vice-President

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

HARRY J. KICK, III was appointed to the Board of Education on February 4, 2019.  Harry and his wife Linda moved into the Redford Union district for 38 years. Honorably discharged from the United States Navy in 1980 he has a successful career as a Controls Engineer, Project Engineer, and a Project Manager. His children and grandchildren have all received their Primary Education from the Redford Union School District. As an RU parent, he has served the children of our district in the MacGowan Parent Club – Member and Treasurer, Stuckey Parent Club – Member and Treasurer, Hilbert Middle School – Member and the Redford Union High School Blue and Gold Boosters – Member and Treasurer. He has also served the Redford Union Schools Board of Education by volunteering for a variety of Citizen Committees and studies. On July 8, 2019 Harry was appointed Board Secretary.

(Appointment ends 12/31/2020)
 

        Harry J. Kick, III
              Secretary

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

 

JEFF OSOWSKI was appointed to the Board on November 7, 2018.  He has lived in Redford for over 20 years with his wife and 2 daughters, both graduates of Redford Union High School. He has been active in the Redford Community and in the School District serving as President of the Bulman Elementary Parent Club from many years ago up until the last 2 years and President of the Redford Union Blue and Gold Boosters for the past 6 years. Jeff was appointed Board Treasurer on January 14, 2019.

(Appointment ends 12/31/2020)

 

  Trustee Osowski
            Jeff Osowski
               Treasurer

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

SHERRI CALOIA was elected to the Board of Education in 2005. Sherri has been a Redford resident for 41 years. As an alumnus of Redford Union schools, Sherri chose to raise her 3 children within the Redford Union school system. Her children are third generation alumni. Sherri is a lead cashier at Meijer where she has been employed for 25 years.  Sherri enjoys staying current with district happenings, reading, traveling and spending time with family and friends.  Sherri previously served as Treasurer and as a Trustee. On February 11, 2019 Sherri was appointed Board Secretary. Sherri became a Trustee on July 8, 2019.

 (Term ends 12/31/2022)


       Sherri Caloia
            Trustee

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

REBECCA GRAY was elected to the School Board in 2018.  Rebecca 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.  Rebecca has experience with youth, leadership development, and community engagement. 

(Term ends 12/31/2024)

 

 


          Rebecca Gray
               Trustee

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

Jennifer Robinson was appointed to the Board on February 25, 2019.  She has lived in Redford for 7 years with her husband, 2 daughters and 4 sones, 5 of whom currently attend Redford Union Schools.  She has been active in the Redford Community and the School District serving as Vice-President of the Beech Elementary Parent Club for the past 3 years and President of the Hilbert Parent Club this past year.  She enjoys being a full-time Human Services student at Purdue Global University and being home with her children.

(Appointment ends 12/31/2020)

 
     Jennifer Robinson
              Trustee

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

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:
As of July 8, 2019, the start time/call to order time of the District’s Regular School Board Meetings have changed from 7:30 PM to 6:30 PM.  The time was changed to better accommodate the needs and schedules of everyone whose presence is required at the meetings, staff members, students, families, and our community members.

PDF Document2019-2020 Official Regular Meeting Schedule

 

 

Lisa Gubachy
Board of Education
Board President
Evelyn Pridemore
Board of Education
Board Vice-President
Jeff Osowski
Board of Education
Board Treasurer
Harry Kick
Board of Education
Board Secretary
Sherri Caloia
Board of Education
Board Trustee
Rebecca Gray
Board of Education
Board Trustee
Jennifer Robinson
Board of Education
Board Trustee