To Our CPA District Community

The Board of Directors of CPA join me in this special "thank you" to the CPA Administration, Teachers, Support Staff (service workers, assistants, technicians) and all others, including our Students and Parents for your much needed and valued cooperation during this very critical and unprecedented time in our country and particularly our school history. Without your efforts, consideration and cooperation the duties we, as members of the Board are responsible to deliver to you, would have been an impossible task. Our heartfelt 'THANK YOU'...continue safety practices and care for your fellow citizens by wearing your mask, washing your hands, and staying at home when it's not necessary to go out.

Stay Safe,

Barbara A. Wynder, President
Chandler Park Academy Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Our success depends on the support of our Board of Directors and education service provider. At Chandler Park Academy, our vision is to develop a unique community of learners where students, parents, and community members tirelessly work together to enrich and expand students' learning environment. Our Board comprises members from a cross section of education, the automotive industry, banking and finance, the legal profession and the community. To contact a board member, please call 313-884-8830.

Regular Board Meetings

Regular CPA board meetings will be held via Zoom Conferencing per the Senate Bill 1108 (now Public Act 228 of 2020) which amends the Open Meetings Act to allow public bodies to conduct electronic “virtual” meetings for any reason through December 31, 2020.

Topic: Chandler Park Academy (CPA) Board of Directors Regular Board Meeting
Time: 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Every month on the Fourth Tue, until August 23, 2022, 12 occurrence(s)

  • Sep 28, 2021 06:00 PM
  • Oct 26, 2021 06:00 PM
  • Nov 23, 2021 06:00 PM
  • Dec 06, 2021 06:00 PM / Special Board Meeting
  • Dec TBD
  • Jan 25, 2022 06:00 PM
  • Feb 22, 2022 06:00 PM
  • Mar 22, 2022 06:00 PM
  • Apr 26, 2022 06:00 PM
  • May 24, 2022 06:00 PM
  • Jun 28, 2022 06:00 PM
  • Jul 26, 2022 06:00 PM
  • Aug TBD

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Board of Directors

Barbara Wynder – President
(Member since 2009)
Ms. Wynder is a retired business owner, lawyer, court administrator and Assistant Corporation Counsel.

Carlitta J. Cabell – Vice President
(Member since 2011)
Ms. Cabell has worked as an educator for a number of years as a teacher, Director of Education and founder and Chief Academic Officer of a Michigan charter school.

Scott Boswell – Secretary
(Member since 2004)
Mr. Boswell is an investigator for the Michigan Department of Community Health. Prior to that, he worked as a parole officer and a youth treatment specialist.

Sheldon Johnson – Treasurer
(Member since 1998)
Mr. Johnson is presently employed as a Technical Consultant for Forming Technologies Incorporated. Previously, he worked as a manufacturing engineer at DaimlerChrysler.

Kathleen Armstrong
(Member since 2017)
Ms. Armstrong is a Chandler Park Academy parent.

Michael Cheatham
(Member since 2018)
Mr. Cheatham is a Community Reinvestment Manager for Comerica Bank.

Kelli Van Buren
(Member since 2020)

Emeritus Board Members

Dr. Anthony J. Shipley – Founder and Board Member Emeritus
(Member since 1997)
Dr. Shipley, founder of Chandler Park Academy, is the Retired Senior Pastor of Christ United Methodist Church in Detroit.

Marie Inniss – Board Member Emeritus
(Member since 1998)
Ms. Inniss served as Assistant Dean at Wayne State University Law School and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.

Teresa Bates – Board Member Emeritus
(Member since 2013)
Ms. Bates is a Child Care Provider and a Chandler Park Academy parent.

Charles E. Arnold 
(Member since 1997)
Mr. Arnold was employed by the Bank of the Commonwealth for 30 years.   He later joined National City Bank, where he retired as Group Vice President.

September 28, 2021

August 2021 – No Meeting Scheduled

July 27, 2021

June 22, 2021

May 25, 2021

April 27, 2021

March 23, 2021

February 23, 2021

January 26, 2021

December – NO MEETING

November 24, 2020

October 27, 2020

September 22, 2020

August 25, 2020


July 28, 2020

June 23, 2020

May 26, 2020

April 28, 2020


March 24, 2020 – NO MEETING

February 25, 2020

January 28, 2020

December – NO MEETING

November 26, 2019

October 22, 2019

September 24, 2019

2021-2022 Board Meeting Schedule

Sep 28, 2021
Oct 26, 2021
Nov 23, 2021
Dec 06, 2021 (Special Board Meeting)
Jan 25, 2022
Feb 22, 2022
Mar 22, 2022
Apr 26, 2022
May 24, 2022
Jun 28, 2022
Jul 26, 2022

Board meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month unless otherwise noted.  Meetings are held at:

Chandler Park Academy High School

20254 Kelly Rd.

Harper Woods, MI  48225

in the High School Conference Room

or via Zoom Video conference

Time: 6:00 p.m.