Administration and Office Staff

Ashley Lack

Office Manager

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Rose Richman


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Bill Szakacs


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β€œIt is an honor and privilege to serve as Principal at South Union Elementary School, as well as represent DMPS.” Dr. Bill Szakacs is beginning his 28th year serving public education of which 24 of those years devoted to various roles in school administration across the country. Dr. Szakacs attended Western Michigan University (BA); University of Houston – Clearlake (MS), and Cardinal Stritch Univerisity (Ed.D). Dr. Szakacs is a family man. Wife Pam teaches ELL at Cattell, two kids (Sophia and Noah) attend college, and a dog – Ginger keep him on the go. Hobbies include doing fun things with the family (travel), running/biking/hoops, reading, yardwork, pheasant hunting, cookouts, and watching different sports including cheering on his beloved University of Michigan Wolverines. Go Lil-Rails! Go Blue!