Meet the MHSAA Representative Council

Rep Council
First Row: Al Unger, Alvin Ward, Executive Director Jack Roberts, Jim Derocher, Scott Grimes, Vic Michaels, Paula Steele. Second Row: Karen Leinaar, Pete Ryan, Steve Newkirk, Kris Isom, Dave Derocher, Jason Mellema. Third Row: John Thompson, Carmen Kennedy, Fred Smith, Maureen Klocke, Orlando Medina, Ken Dietz. (Picture taken May 2013)

Members of the MHSAA Representative Council

Dave Derocher**

Athletic Director
Reese High School
Class C-D — Northern Lower Peninsula

Cheri Meier*

Principal
Ionia Middle School
Appointee

James Derocher**, President

Superintendent
Negaunee Public Schools
Class C-D — Upper Peninsula

Jason Mellema*

Superintendent
Pewamo-Westphalia Schools
Junior High/Middle Schools

Scott Grimes**, Vice President

Assistant Superintendent of Human Services
Grand Haven Public Schools
Statewide At-Large

Vic Michaels**, Secretary-Treasurer

Director of Physical Education & Athletics
Archdiocese of Detroit
Private and Parochial Schools

Kyle Guerrant (ex-officio)

Director , Coordinated School Health & Safety
Programs Unit, Michigan Dept. of Education, Lansing
Designee

Chris Miller*

Athletic Director
Gobles High School
Class C-D — Southwestern Michigan

Kris Isom*

Athletic Director
Adrian Madison High School
Class C-D — Southeastern Michigan

Steve Newkirk**

Principal
Clare Middle School
Junior High/Middle Schools

Carmen Kennedy**

Principal
St. Clair Shores South Lake High School
Appointee

Peter C. Ryan**

Athletic Director
Saginaw Township Community Schools
Class A-B — Northern Lower Peninsula

Maureen Klocke*

Athletic Director
Yale Public Schools
Appointee 

Fred Smith**

Athletic Director
Buchanan High School
Class A-B — Southwestern Michigan

Karen Leinaar*

Athletic Director
Bear Lake High School
Statewide At-Large

John Thompson**

Athletic Director
Brighton High School
Class A-B — Southeastern Michigan

Orlando Medina**

Athletic Director
L'Anse Creuse High School
Appointee

Al Unger*

Athletic Director
Kingsford High School
Class A-B — Upper Peninsula



Alvin Ward*

Administrator of Athletics
Detroit Public Schools
City of Detroit

 

*Term Expires December 2015
**Term Expires December 2014

Any individual who is a representative of a member school (faculty member or Board of Education member) may become a candidate for the MHSAA Representative Council. Please contact the MHSAA Executive Director for an outline of procedures.