President

 Joseph Herd

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Joseph Herd

Joseph Herd graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Criminal Justice and earned his master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. He retired in June of 2020, after 28 years of service, most recently as the Deputy Chief for the Eastern District of Michigan United States Probation Department. He and his wife Verlona have two children that are graduates of Grosse Pointe North High School and a current middle schooler. Joseph has served on the selection committee for the North High School Principal and Assistant Principal/Athletic Director positions. He was appointed to the Board in January 2020, then elected to fill the remainder of that term in November 2020. His term expires December 2022.

Vice President

 Margaret Weertz

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Margaret Weertz

Margaret Weertz is an editor, webmaster and communications professional. She earned her bachelor's degree from Wayne State University and a master's degree from Northwestern University. She has served on the selection committee for the North High School principal and the GPPSS Human Sexuality Advisory Board. She and her husband are 25-year residents of Grosse Pointe Shores. They have two sons who are recent graduates of GP North. Weertz was elected to the board in November 2014. Her term expires Dec. 31, 2022.

Secretary

 Dr. Christopher Lee

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Dr. Christopher Lee

Dr. Lee received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan College of Engineering, then graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at WSU, and his fellowship training at Stanford University. He has staff appointments at St. John Ascension, Henry Ford Macomb, and Beaumont Grosse Pointe, as well as practicing with St. Clair Othopaedics and Sports Medicine. He lives in Grosse Pointe City, with wife Catherine. He has raised 6 children, and has 3 children who currently attend Grosse Pointe Schools. Dr. Lee is a graduate from Grosse Pointe South. Chris was elected to the Board in November, 2018, and his term expires on December 31, 2022.

Treasurer

 Colleen Worden

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Colleen Worden

Trustee

 David Brumbaugh

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David Brumbaugh

Trustee

 Ahmed Ismail

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Ahmed Ismail

Trustee

 Lisa Papas

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Lisa Papas

Lisa Papas holds a B.M. in Music Education from Wayne State University. She chose to stay home
to raise her children for many years. She worked off and on for many years in the family restaurant
business, supervising the opening of a new location. She has been teaching both high school and
middle school vocal music as well as string orchestra and music history classes for the last decade.
She has had both choirs and soloists that earned first division ratings at both District and State
Music Festivals. Lisa has directed and produced musical productions and written many grants that
have provided opportunities for her students to attend field trips, college visits and provided
classroom equipment. Lisa and her husband John have raised their six children in Grosse Pointe.
Their oldest four children are all graduates of Grosse Pointe South High School and their youngest
two children are current students there. Lisa served on the selection committee for the Brownell
Principal position. She has chaperoned many field trips over the years and been an active
volunteer in various community and church organizations. Lisa was elected to the Board in
November of 2020 and her term will expire in December of 2024.