President Birgit McQuiston
Birgit was first elected to the Board of Education in May of 2011. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and is a Certified Nutritionist. Birgit and her family moved to Lake Orion in 2000 and she is passionate about our school district and community.
Believing that Professional Development is a part of being a lifelong learner, Birgit has actively pursued opportunities to improve her skills as a Board member. She regularly takes classes and has earned the Level 6 award – Master Platinum Award - from the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB). She regularly networks with other trustees in Oakland County as well as our state. She was elected by her colleagues in the county to be a part of the Board of Directors of the Oakland County School Boards Association where she serves as secretary. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Association of School Boards as the Region 8 (Macomb, Wayne and Oakland Counties) Representative.
Birgit is a founding and active member of Blessings In A Backpack - Lake Orion (BIAB-LO), our local chapter of Blessings In A Backpack, a nationwide program to assist children on the weekends who are at risk for hunger.
Birgit is happily married to Greg, and they have two adult children who are graduates of LOHS.
Birgit can be reached via her district email or on her cell: 248-736-2480