Board of Education

School Board Vacancy
Berrien Springs Public Schools Board

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The Berrien Springs Public Schools Board of Education has one board seat vacancy.  The Board is accepting written statements of interest and qualifications from residents who may wish to serve.  Applicants must be a resident of the Berrien Springs Public Schools District and a registered voter. This appointment would be effective until December 31, 2024. In the November 2024 general election, the appointee will run for a partial term to fulfill the remainder of the term, which is until December 31, 2028.

Send or deliver your written statement and qualifications to:  
Dr. Thomas Bruce, Superintendent 
Berrien Springs Public Schools 
PO Box 130
Berrien Springs, MI  49103 

Written statements are due by 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 27, 2023.  The office is located in the STEM Central building at 285 Sylvester Ave Berrien Springs, MI.

Board of Education

Paul Toliver
​Term Expire:  December 31, 2026

Pat DeLong
Term Expire: December 31, 2026

Vacant Position
Board Appointment - In progress
The Board of Education is taking applications until October 27, 2023 for this position.
Term Expire:  December 31, 2028

Stephanie James
Term Expire: December 31, 2024

Dr. Lee Davidson
Term Expire:  December 31, 2026

Michael Shembarger
Term Expire: December 31, 2028

Eric Stoub
​Term Expire:  December 31, 2024


Board Elections are held in November on even numbered years. Board member terms run from January - December.

Board Meeting Location Addresses:

  • Virtual Academy, 501 Middle School Drive, Berrien Springs
  • Mars Community Center, 430 W Mars Street, Berrien Springs
  • Sylvester Elementary, 101 Sylvester Ave, Berrien Springs
  • ​Middle School, 502 Middle School Drive, Berrien Springs
  • High School, 201 Sylvester Ave, Berrien Springs
  • STEM Central, 285 Sylvester Ave, Berrien Springs

Persons with disabilities who need special accommodations to attend a board meeting, please contact the Superintendent's Office at (269) 471-2891.