Board of Education

Lake Shore Board of Education

The Board of Education is a seven member legislative body elected by residents of the school district. Lake Shore Board members must develop policies and make tough decisions on complex educational and social issues which impact the entire community.

The Board includes a president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer and three trustees. These positions are elected annually by the Board during their organizational meeting in January. Regular meetings are held the 4th Monday of every month at 7:30 pm unless otherwise indicated on our District Calendar.

Board of Education 

Board of Education Members

 Shannon Ketelhut  

Mrs. Shannon Ketelhut

Term Ending: December 2022


 Sharon Bartl  

Mrs. Sharon Bartl 
Vice President

Term Ending: December 2020

Bartl was first elected in May 2005.  She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business with of focus in Marketing and Advertising from Wayne State University.  Sharon’s work experience crosses multiple industries including IT,automotivehealthcare and finance. 

All of her work experience has a heavy focus on service to clients.  Sharon carries that focus into her role as member of the Lake Shore Board of Education as she serves students, parents, staff and our community.  Sharon has contributed to Lake Shore in many roles by supporting our schools before she had school aged children through the present, and is the proud mom of two Shorian graduates.  She continues to pursue education to continually improve as a board member.  She earned multiple awards from the Michigan Association of School Board Members including Level 4 Master Board Member, Advocacy Skills Specialty, and Data Specialty.  Sharon continues to attend classes and conferences to obtain knowledge and skills to benefit the district.  She served as Treasurer and currently serves as Vice President of the Lake Shore Board of Education. 

Sharon appreciates the opportunity to serve the community and welcomes contact from students, parents, staff and the community.  Sharon recognizes and is grateful for the efforts of current and past stakeholders who 
contributed to the uniqueness and success of the district.  There is no place better to raise and  educate a child than in the building, hands, and hearts of Lake Shore Public Schools.

 Kurt Ziegler    

Mr. Kurt Ziegler

Term Ending: December 2024



Susan DeLong

Mrs. Susan DeLong

Term Ending: December 2024 

 DeLong was appointed in April 2016 and elected in 2018.  Susan earned her Associates Degree from Macomb Community College.  She is an Associate Financial Representative for Northwestern Mutual and has also been Administrative Assistant for a tax/legal attorney for the past 30 years.

 and her husband, Jim, have lived in the Lake Shore School District since 1993.  Their two children graduated from Lake Shore in 2010 and 2012 and received their Bachelor’s Degrees from Central Michigan University.  Their daughter, Chelsea, received her Masters Degree in Creative Writing from Hamline University and still resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Their son, Jimmy, is a Lieutenant for the United States Army and resides with his wife, Bre, at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas.  Her husband, Jim, has been the Head Bowling Coach for Lake Shore since 2011 and Susan is the JV Girls Bowling Coach.  She has been an active member in the Athletic Booster Club for the past 9 years. 

 Joshua Denzler  

Mr. Joshua Denzler

Term Ending: December 2022


Joshua Denzler was elected in November 2016 and will serve a term until the end of 2022. He holds 
a Bachelor's of Business Administration from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business, and has achieved the Award of Merit and Advocacy Skills Specialty from the Michigan Association of School Boards.

Joshua is also an active member of the Detroit Economic Club's Young Leader Program and a mentor in their Career Readiness Academy. Joshua is passionate about connecting and empowering young leaders from across the state into leadership, especially educational leadership.

 Daniel Colling    

Mr. Daniel Colling

Term Ending: December 2020


Daniel Colling was appointed to the board in February of 2017 and elected to fill a two-year partial term in November of 2018. He has lived in St. Clair Shores his whole life and spent all of his K-12 years in Lake Shore Public Schools. He graduated from Michigan State University in 2016 with a degree in Social Relations and Policy.

Since then, he's worked at United Way for Southeastern Michigan as a Corporate Relations Associate, raising support for various resource programs in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. He is passionate about public education, equity, and expanding college and career opportunities for all children. 

 Elizabeth Munger       

Mrs. Elizabeth Munger

Term Ending: December 2020

 Janelle Reiff  

Ms. Janelle Reiff
Senior Representative

Term Ending: June 2019


 Isabella Papadhima  

Ms. Isabella Papadhima
Junior Representative

Term Ending: June 2020


LS Administrative Center
28850 Harper Avenue
Saint Clair Shores, MI 48081

September 24, 2018
October 22, 2018
November 26, 2018
December 17, 2018
January 28, 2019
February 25, 2019
March 25, 2019
April 29, 2019
May 20, 2019 


Review our Board of Education meeting agendas and minutes using this link.

Board Policies

To download our newly approved Board Policy, click here.


For information about Lake Shore Public Schools, call or write to:

Lake Shore Public Schools
28850 Harper Avenue
Saint Clair Shores, MI 48081
(586) 285-8481

Appreciation Video

To watch our 2018 Board of Education Appreciation video, please click here.

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