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Donna Zuga is the director of special services for the Champion Local School District through the Trumbull County Educational Service Center. A license is held in speech-language pathology and school administration from The Ohio State University and Kent State University. She and her late husband have two daughters, both graduates of Lakeview High School. One daughter with her husband and son resides in the Lakeview Schools District and the other daughter resides in Chicago. Current civic involvement includes the Rotary Club of Cortland and special ministries for St. Robert Church.
Term until: 2018
Mary E. Williams has lived in Cortland since 1983, raising her two children, Jordyn and Alexander, with their dad. She was voted by Cortland and Bazetta residents to the Lakeview Board of Education in 2005 and was appointed to the Trumbull Career and Technical Center in 2008. Mary is currently president of the Lakeview Board of Education and was the first woman board member at TCTC to be elected back to back years as President of the Board of Education.
Mary attended Kent State University and is a retired Marketing Coordinator, and now owns and operates her payroll and bookkeeping service. She is busy staying involved with the Cortland community by working as the Treasurer of the Cortland Rotary Club also serving as the Community Outreach committee. You will see her at many Cortland and Bazetta activities. Mary also serves on the Board of Advisors for Flying High, Inc., in Youngstown, that works to educate and teach life skills to young adults, many who have been recently released from incarceration.
Term: until 2018
Contact: [email protected]; (330)637-3654
After receiving a bachelor's degree from Ohio State, I taught science at Lakeview High School for 29 years before serving as a technology coordinator, science specialist/instructional consultant and university instructor for another 12 years with other educational organizations. Having served on boards of education in three different districts, includin gtwo terms in Lakeview Schools, has reinforced an understanding of the unique nature of this school district and the wonderful opportunities afforded our students. Hopefully we will survive the laws and policies of the Ohio Legislature and the State Board of Education!
Thanks to the parents, professional staff, community members and school employees who have supported and enabled Lakeview to thrive as it has. Go Dogs!
Term until: 2020
Contact: (330) 637-0386
Jennifer Nicholas has been in the education field for ten years. She received her bachelor's degree from Youngstown State University and her master's degree in Educational Administration from Kent State University. Jennifer and her husband, Jason, both grew up in Cortland and graduated from Lakeview High School Believing in the community and school district, they returned to Cortland to raise their family. They have two children, Jacob and Addison, who are in the Lakeview schools.
Term Until: 2020
Troy Adair is Treasurer of Home Savings and Loan in Youngstown. A 1984 graduate of Lakeview, he attended Kent State University earning a degree in Finance and obtained his MBA from Cleveland State. He and his wife, Anna, have two grown children who graduated from Lakeview, Thomas and Zach. Troy is actively involved in youth athletics in Cortland and enjoys being a soccer referee at the high school and youth levels.
Meetings- School Board meetings are held the second Monday of every month @ 6 pm in the High School Media Center.
Mission- The mission of the school board is to provide the best education possible.