Mr. Bauters graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1985 with a BBA Degree in Accounting and Grand Valley State University in 1990 with a Master’s Degree in Taxation. He passed the CPA exam in 1987. He is the Assistant Treasurer and Tax Director for Lippert Components, Inc. and owner of local businesses Tom Bauters, CPA and Respite Rental Properties, LLC.
Mr. Bauters served as a parent representative on the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation School Improvement Steering Committee from 2006 – 2014. He is a member of the Tippecanoe Valley Booster Club and previously served as its Treasurer from 2003 – 2008.
Mr. Bauters is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rochester and the Rochester Elks Lodge 2120. He is a Reserve Deputy for the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department Road Patrol Division.
Mr. Bauters is married to Lanette Bauters and they live on their family farm NW of Akron. All of their children are graduates from Tippecanoe Valley and their granddaughter is now in preschool at Akron.
Mr. Bauters is grateful for the opportunity to serve both the students and our community in doing whatever it takes to equip all students to be outstanding today, tomorrow and beyond.