Board of Education

Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education member Keith Glendon has resigned his seat on the Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education.  Mr. Glendon has work and family commitments that are preventing him from fulfilling the remainder of his term which expires December 31, 2020. 

MAPS is seeking interested and qualified community members who are willing to serve until December 31, 2020 (when a successor is elected).  For those interested, please submit a statement of interest to the Superintendent's office no later than 4:00 p.m. on September 9, 2020. Interested applicants can request that their application remain confidential if desired. A Board Committee intends to review applicants and recommend a finalist to be approved by the full board at an open meeting yet to be determined. Just a reminder, all applicants must be a resident of the school district.

Please submit your statement of interest to the Superintendent’s office at:

Marquette Area Public Schools Central Office
1201 W. Fair Ave.
Marquette, MI 49855

Mission Statement
 - With an exemplary staff and rigorous curriculum, our mission is to maximize the academic potential of every child.

Vision Statement - Marquette Area Public Schools, with the support of parents and community, will graduate students who are college and career ready and prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

Adopted January 28, 2013 by the Board of Education

The School Trustees are trustees primarily charged with the vision, budget, goals and policy for all children in the district. Any operational or staffing issues should be first addressed with the building principal, then to the Superintendent. If you wish to email an issue to the board, please direct your inquiry to


2018 MAPS School Board

Marquette Area Public School Board Members

L to R: Former Trustee Keith Glendon, President Rich Rossway, Vice-President Dr. Brian Cherry,  Secretary-Treasurer Kristen Cambensy,  Trustee Glenn Sarka,  Trustee James Randall, and Trustee James Hewitt 

BoE Members

Dr. Brian Cherry (12/22)
BoE Vice-President
Kristen Cambensy (12/24)
BoE Secretary-Treasurer
Glenn Sarka (12/24)
BoE Trustee

The MAPS Board of Education’s Student Representatives for 2019-20 are
Hunter Sides and Braedyn Locke