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(440) 812-4455 
Term Ends: 12/31/2021 

Served Since: 2014

Education: Attended Grand Valley and Pymatuning Valley schools. Graduate of MTC Police Academy.

Related Service: None available at this time.

Current Employment: Pastor at Pentecostal Community Church

Community Involvement: Volunteered at PV high school teaching for 8 years teaching abstinence. Also volunteered at Maplewood middle school for 5 years.

Children Attending Or Graduated From JALSD: 3

(440) 576-8960

Term Ends: 12/31/2023 

Served Since: 2004

Education: Ph.D - University of Pittsburgh; MSN - Kent State University BSN - Pennsylvania State University; Hubbard High School

Related Service: Legislative Liaison and Delegate to OSBA; active member and past Treasurer for one successful levy and one successful bond issue campaign.

Current Employment: Youngstown State University - Chairperson; Associate Prof. - Nursing

Community Involvement: Active member of the Henderson Memorial Library Board and the Support Our Community Center (SOCC) Board; Active in planning golf-outings and community dances. Treasurer of the Jefferson Area Education Foundation and the scholarship selection committee for the Foundation.

Vice President 
(440) 576-0650
Term Ends: 12/31/2021 

Served Since: November 2009

Education: Graduated from Jefferson Area High School 1959; Graduated from Kent State University Bachelors of Science in Education; Graduated from Kent State University Masters in Education; completed School Guidance certification from Kent State University

Related Service: Served on the past several school levy committees, Member of the POR committee for the new schools, member of the new auditorium committee.

Current Employment: Retired educator and counselor from Jefferson Area Local Schools – 29 years.

Community Involvement: Serve on the Kent State University Ashtabula Area College Committee, Treasurer of the Jefferson Historical Society, Member of the College Access board, Mentor teacher in Ashtabula County for first year teachers, College instructor for County programs, Serve on the Jefferson Township Zoning Board of Appeals, Active long term adult Sunday School teacher of Bethel Bible Church.

Children Attending Or Graduated From JALSD: Daughter, Shelly, graduated from Jefferson Area High School in 1980; son, Jay, graduated from Jefferson Area High School in 1985.


Term Ends: 12/31/21 

Served Since: 2014

Education: Graduate of Jefferson High School - Class of 1993; Graduate of The Ohio State University with a BSBA in Accounting in 1997; Certified Public Accountant

Related Service: Past Chairman of the Falcon Levy Pride Committee; Committee Member for the passage of Bond Issue to construct new schools for JALS

Current Employment: Chief Financial Officer at Community First Credit Union; also co-owner and operator of Power Financial, LLC

Community Involvement: Treasurer-Jefferson Youth Football League; Coach for Jefferson Youth Football League; Treasurer-Jefferson Area Education Foundation and Jefferson Alumni Association; Member  and Treasurer for Ashtabula Area College Committee; Former Vice Chairman for Community First Credit  Union; Past Chairman of the Falcon Pride Levy Committee; Member of Jefferson Village Income Tax Review Board; Former Board Member (Secretary) for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northeast Ohio

Children Attending Or Graduated From JALSD: Three children: Brooke, JAHS Class of 2019; Cole, JAHS Class of 2022; and Mason JAHS Class of 2023


Term Ends: 12/31/2023

Served Since: 2018

Education: M.S. Special Education - Mercyhurst University; B.M. Music Education - Mercyhurst University; Harbor High School

Related Service: None available at this time.

Current Employment: Pymatuning Valley Local Schools - K-4 Music Teacher

Children Attending Or Graduated From JALSD: Natalie, JAHS Class of 2029 and Carmella, JAHS Class of 2031 attend Rock Creek Elementary School

Other Information: Volunteer Coach, Pymatuning Area Youth Organization; Past President, Ashtabula Area Orchestra Society; Former Board Member (Director), Ashtabula Brass Band, Member (Director), Lakeside Music Boosters; Volunteer, Ashtabula Area City Schools Levy Committee; Co-Chair, 2017 City of Ashtabula Memorial Day Parade; Member, Roaming Rock Association; Parishioner, Our Lady of Peace Parish - Mother of Sorrows Church.