Board Of Education

Angela Shinaver
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Title: Trustee

Election/Appointment Date:  11/3/2020                                              Seat Expires/Next Election: 2026


Angela Shinaver has completed her first year serving on the Board after being elected to her first term in November 2020.  During the first year, she completed level 1 and 2 of the Certified Board Member program and earned the Award of Merit.  She is a lifelong resident of Portland and graduated from Portland High School.   Angela and her husband, Thomas, together have raised her 2 children and her 3 adult stepchildren.  Her daughter graduated from PHS and her son is currently a freshman at PHS.   Angela is a Senior Audit Supervisor for a non-partisan audit office within the State of Michigan’s Legislative branch.  She has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a major in Accounting from Grand Valley State University.   Angela wants to help in the development of PPS’s vision and goals for the future to help create an environment for all students to be successful and feel supported.  She strongly believes in the importance of transparency and accountability to the public.