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Mr. Jim Beauchamp  Mr. Jim Beauchamp
President

709 S 14th St
Escanaba, MI 49829
906-399-0289
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Jim Beauchamp was elected to the School Board in 2018. Mr. Beauchamp has been a resident of Escanaba for 25 years and graduated from Gladstone High School in 1981. He is employed with Team Chevy in Manistique as a salesman. He is actively involved in the Eskymos Fan Club and is the father of three sons, Jim Jr., John, and Bryn, and one daughter, Ashley, all who graduated from Escanaba High School. He is married to Linda Beauchamp and they enjoy spending time at their cottage on Lake Michigan, vacationing on Beaver Island, traveling and volunteering. He is a member of St. Anne Parish in Escanaba. 




Mr. Steve Howes  Mr. Steve Howes
Vice President

522 South 28th Street
Escanaba, Michigan 49829
906-241-2682
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Steve Howes was appointed to the Escanaba Board of Education on September 27, 2021. He is a lifelong resident of Delta County. He is a 1981 graduate of Gladstone High School and has earned an Associate’s Degree in Social Work from Bay de Noc Community College along with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Behavioral Science with a minor in Sociology from Northern Michigan University. 


Steve is the proud husband of the former Linda Carne and father of two sons, Nathan and Connor, who currently attend Escanaba Schools.


In November of 2018 he retired as a Probation/Parole Agent after 30 years working in state government, for a total of thirty-two years working in the criminal justice system. Steve has been involved in many affiliations and organizations. In 2018 Steve began work as a substitute teacher for all school districts in Delta County and at the same time working as a full time Private Detective. He is an active member of the Delta-Schoolcraft ISD Student Engagement and Mentoring Program and Student Mental Health Task Force. He is a former member of the Alliance against Violence and Abuse, the Local Prescription Medication Board, the Midwest Gang Investigators Association, the Delta County Gang Task Force Association, and the developer and coordinator of Project Trick or Treat. Other past affiliations include serving as a member of the Bethany Lutheran Church Counsel, Vice-President of the Escanaba Little League, founder of bringing in the Central Youth Football League to Escanaba, and assisting in the development of the Escanaba Junior Hoopster Basketball Program. 


Steve’s goal while serving on the Escanaba Board of Education is to advocate for the community, the students, the faculty, and all staff and administrators of the Escanaba School District.





Mr. Dan Flynn  Mr. Dan Flynn
Secretary

318 Lake Shore Dr
Escanaba, MI 49829
906-786-0882 
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Dan Flynn was elected to the Escanaba Board of Education in 2014. Mr. Flynn has been a resident of Escanaba for 44 years. Mr. Flynn is a graduate of Northern Michigan University with a bachelor's degree in Education and a master's degree in Health Education. His educational experience includes teacher, coach, and administrator for the Escanaba Area Schools. Mr. Flynn served on the Michigan High School Athletic Association's elected governing board, the Representative Council, for 22 years as an Upper Peninsula member.




Ms. April Chaillier  Ms. April Chaillier
Treasurer

1608 4th Ave S
Escanaba, MI 49829
906-233-7479
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April Chaillier was elected to the Board of Education in 2016. Mrs. Chaillier is a lifelong resident, having graduated from Escanaba High School in 1995. April and her husband Bob are raising two children who attend school in the district. Mrs. Chaillier has worked for the UP Plumbers, Pipefitters & HVAC Local #111 for 19 years. She is an active member of the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Chailliers are avid campers, enjoying many summer weekends on Indian Lake.




Mr. Bob Chaillier  Mr. Bob Chaillier
Trustee

1608 4th Ave S
Escanaba, MI 49829
906-233-7479
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Bob Chaillier was elected to the Board of Education in 2016. Mr. Chaillier has been a resident of Escanaba all his life, graduating from Escanaba High School in 1989. He has been a registered MHSAA official for over 20 years. Mr. Chaillier has been employed with Rotech Healthcare, Inc. as a Service Center Supervisor for 20 years. He is an active member and past Chairman of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church (WELS). Mr. Chaillier is married to the former April Charlebois, who also serves on the EAPS Board of Education. They have two children, Madelyn and Nick, both of whom attend Escanaba Area Public Schools.




Mr. Todd Milkiewicz  Mr. Todd Milkiewicz
Trustee

111 11th Ave S
Escanaba, MI 49829
906-786-7847
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Todd Milkiewicz was appointed to the Board of Education in 2019. He graduated from Escanaba High School in 1981, and is a graduate of Bay College. A lifelong resident of Escanaba, Mr. Milkiewicz is a veteran who served in the United States Air Force. He has been employed by United Parcel Service since 1982. Mr. Milkiewicz married Kathy Polaczyk in 1986, and has three daughters – April, Sarah, and Brooke – all of whom graduated from EHS and reside in Escanaba. He has ten grandchildren. He is an usher and active member of St. Anne Catholic Church. Mr. Milkiewicz was previously the EHS JV softball coach, and president of the Escanaba Heartbreakers for 15+ years. He has also been very actively involved in Escanaba Little League for over 25 years, and currently serves as the organization’s Vice President. Mr. Milkiewicz served for many years as a member of the City of Escanaba Planning Commission. In his spare time, you will find him at the softball fields, hockey rink, on the turf, or hunting and fishing.




 
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