Michigan school board president removed after allegedly assaulting treasurer

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A Michigan school board president has been ousted from her post after she allegedly assaulted the board’s treasurer during a meeting.

Former Flint Board of Education president Danielle Green allegedly assaulted board treasurer Laura MacIntyre during a finance meeting on Wednesday afternoon, according to a statement on the school board’s website. website.

The school board held an emergency meeting Wednesday night, where a resolution removing Green from his position passed unanimously.

The board cannot remove Green from the school board, but will if she is convicted of a felony, board attorney Charis Lee said, according to Mlive.

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Former Flint Board of Education president Danielle Green allegedly assaulted board treasurer Laura MacIntyre during a finance meeting on Wednesday afternoon, according to a statement posted on the school board’s website.
(Flint Board of Education and Laura MacIntyre – Flint School Board Treasurer/Facebook)

MacIntyre said at the meeting that she filed a police report after the incident, stating it was an assault.

“Let me repeat, there was no fighting, there was no arguing, it escalated out of nothing and very quickly,” MacIntyre said. “It was an attack, it was an assault, and I filed a police report.”

MacIntyre said at the reunion that Green “grabbed my throat” and hit his head on the table.

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Danielle Green

Danielle Green
(Flint Board of Education)

“I was attacked, out of nowhere, for no reason, and there is a person fighting, a person who did the violence, not the board. It wasn’t the board, it was an individual and this individual grabbed my throat, banged my head on the table, repeatedly punched me in the head and the only person pointing was this person, it was Danielle Green “, said MacIntyre.

Flint Community Schools Superintendent Kevelin Jones said Green and MacIntyre had a disagreement over building new schools and their conversation turned heated.

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Laura MacIntyre

Laura MacIntyre
(Laura MacIntyre – Flint School Board Treasurer/Facebook)

Lee said police were called following the alleged assault, but Green was not arrested at the scene, according to Mlive, which notes the incident is under investigation.

Genesee County Attorney David Leyton, Michigan, told Fox News Digital that his office had not received a warrant request or an investigation report.

Fox News Digital reached out to Green and MacIntyre.

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