Who is Joan Berndt ?
|Taking the Oath of Office|
She then taught music in Oakland County elementary and secondary schools In Birmingham, Rochester and Ferndale and at Oakland University.
She was also the conductor of the Troy Community Orchestra for ten years.
Her husband, William, of over 50 years, was a high school band director.
By taking the oath of office , Joan was able
to taker her seat on the dais that very evening.
In addition to her extensive and volunteer work on school board committees, board members cited Berndt’s background as an educator as a reason for making her their first choice.
Berndt, will serve until the election November of 2012 at which time she must, in order to retain her seat, be elected by the residents.
If she is elected she will serve the remainder of Peterson’s term which ends in 2014.
In other school board developments, Brian Goby director of the school districts Physical Plant Services requested the school administration to proceed with seeking bids for a long list of improvements.