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Board Member Profiles
Joseph Guido has served on the board since 1993. His term expires on December 31, 2016. Mr. Guido is the father of three Dearborn graduates. He is an architect and owner of the firm Guido Architects, Inc., located in Dearborn.
Aimee Schoelles was first elected in 2000 and is serving her fourth term which ends on December 31, 2018. She lives in Dearborn with her husband, Mike, and four of their children, who attend Dearborn Schools. Schoelles earned her Master’s of Business Administration and Bachelor’s in Business Finance from Wayne State University. She also holds an Associate’s in Business Administration from Henry Ford College.
Roxanne McDonald is serving her first term on the board. Her term will expire on December 31, 2016. She graduated from Dearborn High, received two associate degrees from Henry Ford College and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Lawrence Technological University, all with honors. Roxanne and her husband Chuck, have three sons. Two of their sons are currently enrolled in Dearborn Public Schools and their oldest is a disabled veteran. Roxanne has been very involved in community service throughout Dearborn including serving on several PTA/PTSA executive boards and on district committees.
Mary Lane has served 14 years on the Board of Education and Henry Ford College, Board of Trustees, having been first elected in November 1999. In her work life, Mary is Project Director at The Welcome Mat Detroit, a Kellogg Foundation funded project of Global Detroit. She has worked for more than 30 years with immigrants and internationals. Ms. Lane holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Michigan Honors College. She also has had post-graduate training in immigration law at the Detroit College of Law. Mary notes that her family have long been educators and this compelled her service volunteering with schools. Mary’s sons and daughter, Tarik, Adam and Nadia, all attended the Dearborn Public Schools. Ms. Lane has authored short articles in the Catholic Legal Immigration Network newsletter and the historic/genealogical publication Michigana.
(John) Michael Meade, Ph.D.
Michael Meade is serving his first four-year term on the board. He received a doctorate and a master’s in guidance and counseling from the Catholic University of America. Michael has served in a variety of leadership roles in the educational community, notably serving one year as Acting President and 23 years as Vice President of Student Services at Henry Ford College, and seven years as Dean of Student Services for Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland. He has taught as an Adjunct Faculty member at Davenport University, University of Michigan-Dearborn, and George Mason University. Michael has been active in representing the educational, social, and business needs of southeastern Michigan, serving in a variety of roles with Sacred Heart Seminary, the Southern Wayne Chamber of Commerce, the Southeastern Michigan Council of Governments, the Exchange Club, and an educational task force with the Dearborn Public Schools and the City of Dearborn.
Mary Petlichkoff previously served for four years on the Board and has returned to serve a six-year term ending on December 31, 2020. She is a long time member of the City Beautiful Commission and is President of the Dearborn Federation of Neighborhood Associations. Mary has been active for many years with the Dearborn Public Schools as a parent and member of the PTA Council.
A graduate of the Dearborn Public Schools, Mariam Bazzi attended Henry Ford College and went on to receive her bachelor’s at the University of Michigan – Dearborn. She continued to Wayne State University Law School where she received her Juris Doctor Degree. Mariam has spent her legal career working as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Wayne County. She also is a member of the Arab American Political Action Committee (AAPAC), having served as its President from 2010 to 2014. Through her community work, Mariam has been recognized and awarded receiving the “Advocate of the Year Award” from American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) in 2012 and the “Special Tribute Award” from AAPAC in 2013. Mariam and her husband have three children currently attending the Dearborn Public Schools.