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SCOTT ARDARY | (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

PATRICIA HOYSON | (440) 812-6375

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.


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: Champion Local Schools - Technology Director

Children Attending Or Graduated From JALSD: Natalie, JAHS Class of 2028; Carmella, JAHS Class of 2031; and Donald JAHS Class of 2033.

Other Information: Board Member, Ashtabula County Metroparks


Term Ends: 12/31/2025

Served Since: 2022

Education: Masters in Educational Administration from Ashland University, Masters in Business Administration from Lake Erie College, Bachelors in Education from Notre Dame College, Harbor High School Graduate

Related Service: None available at this time.

Current Employment: Euclid City Schools District Administrator, Ashland University Adjunct Graduate School Professor

Community Involvement: Executive board member at Footprints Center for Autism, Triandria Masonic Lodge #780 member

Children Attending Or Graduated From JALSD: 3 children at Jefferson Elementary and 1 at Jefferson High School

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