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MABT Board of Directors

  • Rebecca Brewer (Troy High School)
  • Kristy Butler (Forest Hills)
  • Mark Eberhard (St. Clair High School)
  • Wendy Johnson (Kentwood High School)
  • Heater Peterson (Holt High School)
  • Patti Richardson (Forest Hills)

Mark Eberhard

Teacher at St. Clair High School

Mark is in his 30th year of teaching biology, environmental science, and AP biology at St. Clair High School in the East China School District.  Mark earned his B.S. in biological science from Michigan State University and an M.A, in theatre from the Chicago School for the Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.  He has also earned over 60 graduate credits in biology from both Michigan State University and Wayne State University.   In addition to his classroom responsibilities, Mark coached football, wrestling, and baseball for over 15 years.  For the past 18 years he has been the director of St. Clair High theatre program and for the past 25 years he has been the director of St. Clair's nationally and state recognized student leadership program. 

Mark has been a presenter many times at regional and state science conferences and student leadership conferences.  Mark's work in and out of the classroom has been recognized with multiple awards throughout the years. Most recently, Mark was a participant in the first cohort of the BSCS AP Biology Leadership Academy. 

Wendy Johnson

Teacher at Kentwood High School 

Wendy earned a B.A. in biology education from Hope College and an M.S. in biological science from Michigan State University.  She taught biology, AP Biology, human anatomy & physiology, and advanced chemistry at Lansing Catholic High School for six years.  Currently she works with Dr. Charles (Andy) Anderson at Michigan State University on research that focuses on students’ development of scientific literacy and teaches courses for pre-service teachers.  She is also a member of the BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution, an NSF Science and Technology Center headquartered at Michigan State University.  Wendy is interested in public understanding of science and the role of science education in the development of scientific literacy.  She has presented at numerous national and international conferences, developed professional development modules for teachers around the Next Generation Science Standards, and published her work in the Teach Engineering Digital Library and the American Biology Teacher.

Heather Peterson

Teacher at Holt High School