Biographical Information

Family –
Married to Kelly Hyer in 2004
Children - Steve III (10 years old) and Vivian (7 years old)
Lived in Clarkston for 28 years.

Education –
Graduated from Clarkston High School in 1997
Graduated from the University of Michigan in 2000

Employment –
President, IGD Solutions Corporation, based in Clarkston, MI

District/School Involvement –
Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education
Trustee - 4 years
Secretary - 3 years
Treasurer - 1 year
Vice President - 2 years
President - 8 years
Policy Committee - 2 year
Student Reinstatement Committee - 4 years
Legislative Liaison - 8 years
Teaching and Learning Council - 2 years
Graduation Liaison - 2 years
Transportation Committee - 6 years
Michigan Association of School Boards
Board of Directors - 5 years
Vice President - 1 year
Current President Elect - 1 year
President in 2021

Oakland County School Boards Association Board of Directors for 3 years (OCSBA)
OCSBA Legislative Committee, Past Chair
Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) - Certified Board Member
Achieved MASB Level 7 President's Award by Taking Advanced Classes and Attending Professional Development Opportunities (29+ classes and over 1400 additional credit hours)
Michigan Parent Teacher Student Association Board of Managers/Directors
Webmaster - 2 years
Vice President Children's Advocacy - 2 years
Treasurer - 2 years
Clarkston High School Robotics Team, Team RUSH - Mentor for 8 years
Clarkston High School National Honor Society Induction - Keynote Speaker
Clarkston High School, Clarkston Junior High School, Sashabaw Middle School - Guest Speaker
Judge FIRST Lego League Robotics State Tournament - 7 years
Judge/Judge Advisor - FIRST Robotics Competition Local, International, World Championship - 6 years
Secretary, Student Association for STEM Advocacy
Founder, FIRST Robotics National Advocacy Conference (Annual Conference in Washington, DC)
Judge for Relay for Life Talent Show

Community Involvement –
Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce
Past President
Past Secretary
Served on Board of Directors for 9 years
Clarkston Lighted Holiday Parade - Past Chairperson
Taste of Clarkston - Past Chairperson
Clarkston Area Youth Assistance - Past Mentor
Clarkston Coalition for Youth - Leadership Forum Participant
Clarkston Area Lions Club - Member
Clarkston Local Business Network - Past President
Clarkston Foundation - Member
Leadership Clarkston - Former Participant
Independence Township Parks and Recreation - Volunteer
Springfield Township Parks and Recreation - Volunteer
Judson Center - MIS Committee Member for 14 years

Other Memberships –
University of Michigan Alumni Association - Life Member
Automation Alley
Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce
Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce
Brighton Chamber of Commerce
Michigan Business & Professionals Association

Awards/Accolades –
1997 Youth of the Year - Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce
2000 Michigan Republican of the Year - National Republican Congressional Committee
2005 Citizen of the Year - Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce
2008 Michigan Association of School Administrators - Champion For Children Award
2009 Michigan PTSA Honorary Life Member
2010 Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities - Champion for Prevention
2011 Featured in Cover Story on Advocacy - American School Boards Journal
2014 Hall of Fame Award - Team RUSH FIRST Robotics
2015 Michigan Association of School Boards President's Award

The opinions and viewpoints expressed on this website are strictly my own personal opinions and in no way are meant to be an official position of the school board or the school district.