Board of Education

WISD Board Members can be reached via email at

Washtenaw Intermediate School District Board elections are held biennially in June.

  • R Stephen Olsen Board President

    Term Expires: June 2023
    Occupation: Attorney at Law, Private Practice
    Local Board Service: Chelsea School Board (12 years) serving as President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer
    State Education Service: Commissioner, Michigan State Tenure Commission
    WISD Board Trustee since 2017

  • Diane Hockett Board Vice-President

    Term Expires: June 2025
    Occupation: Assistant Executive Director, Retired
    Employer: Girl Scouts of Huron Valley Council
    Local Board Service: Ann Arbor Public Schools (1994-2000) serving as Vice-President for 2 years
    WISD Board Trustee since 2001

  • Theresa Saunders Board Treasurer

    Term Expires: June 2027
    Occupation: Assistant Professor and Education Consultant
    Employer: Eastern Michigan University and the Michigan Department of Education
    Educational Experience: Former Superintendent with East St. Louis, IL and Highland Park, MI
    WISD Board Trustee since 2015

  • Don Garrett Jr Board Trustee

    Term Expires: June 2023
    Occupation: Chef Assistant
    Employer: University of Michigan Law Club
    Local Board Service: Willow Run Community Schools (2011-2013) and Ypsilanti Community Schools (2013-2016)
    WISD Board Trustee since 2021

  • Mary Jane Tramontin Board Secretary

    Term Expires: June 2025
    Occupation: Elementary Teacher, Retired
    Employer: Saline Area Schools
    Local Board Service: Ann Arbor Public Schools (1989-1992)
    WISD Board Trustee since 1994

ADA & Accessibility

Our School Strives To Ensure Our Website Is Accessible To All Our Visitors 

Washtenaw ISD is committed to providing a website that is fully accessible and we are currently in the process of developing a new website to better meet the needs of our customers. Our new website will include improvements to ADA compliance and accessibility, and during this transition, we remain committed to maintaining our existing website's accessibility and usability. 

ADA Compliance

Non Discrimination

It is the policy and commitment of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any legally protected characteristic, in its educational programs, activities, admissions, or employment policies in accordance with Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, executive order 11246 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and all other pertinent state and Federal regulations.

Non Discrimination Information

ADA and Title IX Coordinator ADA and Title IX Coordinator
Brian Marcel
Associate Superintendent
1819 S. Wagner Road 
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1402
Cassandra Harmon-Higgins
Executive Director, HR & Legal Services
1819 S. Wagner Road 
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1311