Board Members

Margaret Teltow
Margaret Teltow
, President
mteltow@richmond.k12.mi.us
Term: January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2020

Margaret Teltow has lived in Richmond since 1971 and is a Richmond High School graduate. She has an Associate Degree in legal/office administration from Ferris State University. She is currently employed through the Macomb Intermediate School District (MISD). She is serving her fourth term as a board member, having previously served for three terms from 1991-2014. She lives in Casco Township with her husband, Chuck.

Kristine Furtaw
Kristine Furtaw, Vice President
kfurtaw@richmond.k12.mi.us
Term: January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2020

Kristine Furtaw has lived in the Richmond School District since 1997. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Administration from Central Michigan University and later returned to school to earn her Master’s in Business Administration Degree from University of Phoenix.  Kristine currently works at Ross Education, LLC as a Vice President for the South Eastern/Thumb Region where she plays a daily role in employee and student relations, policy making and auditing. She also serves as a board member for the Michigan Association of Career Colleges and Schools. Kristine feels good communication is the key to any good working relationship. She is a strong advocate of community engagement and giving educators the support they need to assist all children in our district in receiving a quality education. Kristine resides in Columbus Township with her husband and 2 children.

Traci Bartell
Traci Bartell
, Secretary
tbartell@richmond.k12.mi.us
Term: Jan. 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018

Traci Bartell, a Columbus Township resident, is proud to be serving on the RCS Board of Education. Representing the third generation of her family to graduate from Richmond High School, she feels strongly that providing children with a whole and high quality education is the most important thing a community can accomplish. Traci has been in the education field for over twenty years. She currently teaches at Oak Arbor School in Rochester Hills and has a private voice and piano studio.

Kyle Simmons,  Treasurer
ksimmons@richmond.k12.mi.us

Term Dececember 3, 2016  to December 31, 2018

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Susan Boyd
Susan Boyd, Trustee

suboyd@richmond.k12.mi.us
Appointed Term: June 25, 2018 to December 31, 2018.

The position will be placed on the
November 6, 2018 ballot for an election term of January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020.

Original Term: January 1, 2017 to December
 31, 2020

Sarah Gillies
Sarah Gillies, Trustee

​sgillies@richmond.k12.mi.us
Term: January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2022

Sarah Gillies has been a resident of Richmond since 2011 and is married with two children. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology in 2005 from Western Michigan University, specializing in children and adolescents. Her hope is that all children are able to achieve their goals and be successful, not only academically but socially and emotionally as well.


Jessica Sexton,  Trustee
jsexton@richmond.k12.mi.us
Appointed 
Term: July 30, 2018 to December 31, 2018.

The position will be placed on the
November 6, 2018 ballot for an election term of January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2022.

Original Term: January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2022

 

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