Mike began serving on the board of education in 2011. He is a longtime volunteer for Blue Valley Schools. Mike served as board president in 2015-16 and 2016-17. He served as a patron member of the board advisory committee for CAPS, the Board of Education Facility Planning Committee and past president of the Blue Valley West Wrestling Team Booster Club. Mike is a member of the Baker University Board of Trustees. He has also worked with youth through Boy Scouts of America, the Blue Valley Optimist Club and through executive leadership for the Blue Valley Recreation Commission. Mike graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in economics with an emphasis in labor relations and political science. He and his wife, Debra, have four children who all graduated from Blue Valley schools.