Meet the MHSAA Representative Council


First Row: Courtney Hawkins, Pete Ryan,Vic Michaels, Scott Grimes, MHSAA Executive Director Jack Roberts, Kris Isom, Al Unger. Second Row: Chris Miller, Vicky Groat, Chris Riker, Steve Newkirk, Karen Leinaar, Alvin Ward. Third Row: Justin Jennings, John Thompson, Pat Watson, Don Gustafson, Sean Jacques. (Picture taken May 2018)

Members of the MHSAA Representative Council

Nicole Carter**

Principal
Novi High School
Appointee

Scott Grimes**, President

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

Vicky Groat**

Principal/Athletic Director   
Battle Creek St. Philip High School 
Appointee

Kyle Guerrant (ex-officio)

Deputy Superintendent, Finance Operations
Michigan Dept. of Education, Lansing
Designee

Don Gustafson*

Superintendent  
St. Ignace Area Schools
Junior High/Middle Schools

Courtney Hawkins*

Athletic Director
Flint Beecher High School
Appointee   

Kris Isom*

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

Sean Jacques**

Assistant Principal/Athletic Director
Calumet High School
Class C-D — Upper Peninsula

Justin Jennings*

Superintendent
Muskegon Public Schools
Appointee

Karen Leinaar*

Athletic Director
Bear Lake High School
Statewide At-Large

Vic Michaels**, Secretary-Treasurer

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

Chris Miller*

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

Steve Newkirk**

Principal 
Clare Middle School 
Junior High/Middle Schools

Chris Riker**

Athletic Director
Portage Northern High School
Class A-B — Southwestern Michigan

Peter C. Ryan**, Vice President

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

Adam Stefanski**

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

John Thompson**

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

Al Unger*

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

 Alvin Ward*

Administrator of Athletics 
Detroit Public Schools 
Detroit Public Schools Position

*Term Expires December 2019 
**Term Expires December 2020  

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.