Berrien RESA

Berrien Regional Education Service Agency (11-000)

Administration
Address 711 St. Joseph Avenue
PO Box 364
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Website www.berrienresa.org
Phone  (269) 471-7725
Fax  (269) 471-2941
Number of Staff  339
Number of Students  325
Superintendent Eric Hoppstock, ext. 3342
Administrative Assistant Christy Boone, ext. 3160

Administrative Services
 Assistant Superintendent Chris Machiniak ext. 3328
Director, Human Resources Breanna Bell ext. 3155
Director, Technology Services
Kevin Clark, ext. 3347
Supervisor, Buildings & Grounds Troy Boone ext. 3221
Supervisor, Communications Karen Heath, ext. 3147
Supervisor, Food Service Christine Anderson, ext. 2304
Print Shop Alvin Miles, ext. 3106
Human Resource Generalist/Payroll Kayla Conner ext. 3396
(more information about truancy in Berrien County)

Business Services
Director Scott Knoll, ext. 3127
Shared Services Supervisor Sonya Schultz, ext. 3133
 Business Manager for LEAs Brian Brown, ext. 3164
 Finance Manager Kimberly Westfall, ext 3165
Payroll Specialist Gretchen Carpenter, ext. 3227
 Payroll Specialist Joanna Davis, ext 3152
Business Services Specialist Anne Jensen, ext. 3130
Accounts Payable Wendy Mitch, ext. 3223
 Business Services Specialist Vacant, ext. 3145
 Pupil Accounting/Truancy Michelle Anderson, ext. 3191

Career/Technical Education (CTE)
Director Chris Machiniak, ext. 3328
5th Year Early/Middle
College Consultant
Melissa Springsteen, ext. 3304
Perkins Grant Consultant Kelly Dargus, ext. 3318
CTE Assistant Mona Hunter, ext. 3320
Fax (269) 471-9731

General Education
Director  Bekki Crocker, ext. 3343
ELA Consultant Christina Martin, ext. 3109 
Math Consultant Joe Elsheikhi, ext. 3230
Secretary/Registration/SCECHs Sue Kruck, ext. 3116
Whole Child Consultant Abbie Benfield, ext. 3282
Early Literacy Consultant Rebecca Miles ext. 3316
Early Literacy Consultant Rachel Pobuda, ext. 3248
 State & Federal Programs Consultant Lisa Pattison ext. 3134
Fax (269) 471-9731

Early Childhood Education
Director Kerenda Applebey, ext. 3330
Birth to Three Supervisor Patrick Conley, ext. 3384
GSRP Supervisor Tia Miller, ext. 3355
Great Start Collaborative Director
(United Way)
Kristen Chism, ext. 3270
Fax (Early Childhood) (269) 471-7230
Fax (GSRP Program) (269) 473-1113

Special Education
Director of Special Education Tina Lawson ext. 1206 
Supervisor of Ancillary/Health Services Robin Snyder, ext. 3604
Supervisor of Diagnostic Services and Compliance Autumn Poole, ext. 3309
 Supervisor of ASD Programs  Michelle Wruble, 429-2351
 Assistant Supervisor of ASD Programs Craig Blasko, 429-2351
Accountability/Program Improvement Jamison Bennett, ext. 3249
Medicaid Coordinator Megan Klann, ext. 3308
 Medicaid Support Specialist Diana Danzy-Gordon, ext. 3149
 Illuminate/Special Education Specialist Heidi Cuthbert, ext. 3143
 Secretary of Ancillary Services Lindsay Stuckey, ext 3302
Fax (Special Education) (269) 471-2941
Fax (Medicaid) (269) 471-7230

Blossomland Learning Center
Address 711 St. Joseph Avenue, PO Box 364
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Phone (269) 473-2600
Fax (269) 471-9788
Number of Staff 84
Number of Students 178
Principal Craig Kuhn, ext. 2507  
Asst. Principal Aaron Rubley ext. 2106

Lighthouse Education Center
Address 379 Glenlord Road
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Phone (269) 429-2351
Fax (269) 428-0143
Number of Staff 85
Number of Students 135
Principal Andrea Lemon, 429-2351
Supervisor of ASD Program Michelle Wruble, 429-2351
 Assistant Supervisor of ASD Program  Craig Blasko, 429-2351

Juvenile Center Education Program
Address 6414 Deans Hill Road
Berrien Center, MI 49102
Phone (269) 429-2351
Fax (269) 428-0143
Number of Staff 10
Number of Students 28
Supervisor  Andrea Lemon, 429-2351

First Student Transportation
Address 4333 E. Shawnee Road
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Phone (269) 471-9308
Fax (269) 471-9348
Supervisor Keven Lewis

Berrien RESA Board of Education

  • Dr. Michael Lindley, President, 2025
  • Dave Pagel, Vice President, 2027
  • J. Allene Smith, Secretary, 2023
  • Jon Martin, Treasurer, 2025
  • Andrew Robinson, Trustee, 2027
  • Eric Hoppstock, Superintendent

Board meets the 2nd Monday of each month, 3 p.m. at the Admin Center.

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