Office of the Emergency Manager

Jack Martin
Emergency Manager

14th Floor, Fisher Building
3011 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48202

Phone: (313) 870-3772
Fax: (313) 870-3726

About Jack Martin

Jack Martin was appointed in July 2013 to serve as Emergency Manager of Detroit Public Schools. Martin is a native Detroiter and respected public servant, who brings decades of public and private sector expertise in finance and public education to DPS. A practicing Certified Public Accountant for more than 40 years, Martin is the founder and chairman of Martin, Arrington, Desai & Meyers, P.C., Certified Public Accountants and Consultants. He has served under three U.S. Presidents, in positions including Chief Financial Officer/Chief Acquisition Officer/Chief Procurement Officer for the U.S. Department of Education, and as acting director of the U.S. Selective Service System under President George W. Bush. Martin also served Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton as Chair of the Provider Reimbursement Review Board of the Department of Health and Human Services.

In 2011, Martin was appointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to serve on the City of Detroit Financial Review team, and concurrently was appointed Emergency Manger for the School District of the City of Highland Park. In May of 2012, pursuant to the terms of a Financial Stability Agreement executed between the State of Michigan and City of Detroit, Martin was named Chief Financial Officer of the City by Mayor Dave Bing and Governor Snyder. Martin, a graduate of Detroit Public Schools, earned both a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and an MBA from Wayne State University. He is a member of the American Institute and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Resources & Reports

Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act – Section 22 MCL § 141.1522

2013

Three Month Report on Expenditures dated January 16, 2014 – April 15, 2014

Six Month Report on Expenditures dated May 2012 – October 2012

Three Month Report on Expenditures dated February 2012 – May 2012

Three Month Report on Expenditures dated November 2011 – February 2012

2011

2010

 

Detroit Public Schools Operating Millage: PROPOSAL S (S = Schools/Success)

Posted: Oct 4, 2012

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DPS Attendance Announcement 2012

Posted: Sep 10, 2012

"I've said that it's a new day in Detroit Public Schools, and with this new academic year underway the change can clearly...

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DPS Experience Unprecedented Attendance Levels and Large Numbers of Students Returning from Charters/Out-of-District Schools

Posted: Sep 10, 2012

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Financial Manager Roy S. Roberts today announced that the school district had reached...

Lear-Clark Partnership

Posted: Jul 17, 2012

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DSA and Major Arts Organizations Partnership

Posted: Jul 16, 2012

Detroit Public Schools and representatives of some of the area's leading arts organizations on Monday announced a...

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DPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts Discusses the 2012-13 Proposed Budget

Posted: Jul 16, 2012

Detroit Public Schools today released its proposed 2012-13 budget which is balanced, reduces overall expenditures by 25%,...

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DPS and major arts organizations announce groundbreaking partnerships to transform the Detroit School of Arts into top arts school

Posted: May 22, 2012

Detroit Public Schools and representatives of some of the area’s leading arts organizations on Monday announced a...

Roy Roberts on Comcast Newsmakers

Posted: Apr 14, 2012

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DPS Action Plan 2012-2013 -- Video

Posted: Apr 14, 2012

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager announced details of the new 2012-2013 Action Plans: Increasing Quality Seats...

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DPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts announces 2012-2013 Action Plans: Increasing Quality Seats for Detroit School Children

Posted: Apr 13, 2012

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager announced details of the new 2012-2013 Action Plans: Increasing Quality Seats...

Detroit Public Schools, DFT, AFT locals reach a settlement

Posted: Feb 29, 2012

The parties in the matter of Detroit Federation of Teachers, American Federation of Teachers Local 231, Detroit...

DPS Transformation

Posted: Feb 15, 2012

Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts on Wednesday announced school changes, academic initiatives and key...

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DPS Emergency Manager Roy Roberts announces school changes, academic initiatives, key dates and timelines for parents for the 2012-13 school year

Posted: Feb 9, 2012

The facilities changes include closure of nine school buildings where in some cases entire programs will relocate to...

DPS - Closer than you think 60 - ver B

Posted: Aug 11, 2011

You want a better future for your children, but where should they begin their journey to a brighter tomorrow? The answer...

DPS - Closer than you think 60 - ver A

Posted: Aug 11, 2011

“You want a better future for your children, but where should they begin their journey to a brighter tomorrow? The answer...

DPS - Closer than you think 30 - ver B

Posted: Aug 11, 2011

Where should your children begin their journey for a better tomorrow? The answer: A Detroit Public School. Upgrades...

DPS - Closer than you think 30 - ver A

Posted: Aug 11, 2011

Where should your children begin their journey for a better tomorrow? The answer: A Detroit Public School. Upgrades...

Detroit Public Education Reform Discussion

Posted: Jun 20, 2011

Governor Rick Snyder unveils plans to reform Detroit Public Schools by creating the Education Achievement System. Event...

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Governor, Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager jointly unveil dramatic education reform plan to restructure failing Michigan schools

Posted: Jun 20, 2011

Gov. Rick Snyder and Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager Roy Roberts today announced a plan to dramatically redesign...

DPS announces new operator for Catherine Ferguson Academy, the Gladys Barsamian Preparatory Center and the Hancock Center

Posted: Jun 16, 2011

The Detroit Public Schools has entered into an agreement with the Detroit-headquartered Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy to...

DPS announces new Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine and Detroit Collegiate Prep School

Posted: May 31, 2011

Detroit Public Schools on Tuesday announced program details for two brand new high schools to open in the fall for ninth...

Sam’s Club donates $10,000 to Durfee School as part of DPS Volunteer Business Corps

Posted: May 19, 2011

Metro Detroit’s local Sam’s Club Market, which represents nearly 3,000 associates and 14 stores, today announced a...