Next Board Meeting:
 
Monday, July 24, 2017, 6:30 PM
 
Location: Board of Education Office
Board Meeting Minutes
 
 
 
 
 
 
Board of Education
Board Members
Jeff Thacker, President
 
*Mr. Thacker began his service to the Board of Education on January 1, 1992. He is currently serving his 7th term, which expires December 31, 2019. Mr. Thacker was recently recognized as a Veteran Board Member by the Ohio School Boards Association for completing 25 years of service to the Vinton County Local School District. Mr. Thacker currently serves on the District's Building Committee, Finance Committee, and Insurance Committee.
 
EDUCATION:
Vinton County High School, Graduate (1975)
McArthur, Ohio
 
EMPLOYMENT:
Vinton County National Bank, Vice President of Lending
1996 to Present
 
AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS:
Ohio School Boards Association, Member (1992 to Present) 
 

Tom McManis, Vice President
 
*Mr. McManis began his service to the Board of Education on January 1, 2006. He is currently serving his 3rd term, which expires December 31, 2017. Mr. McManis currently serves as the Board's Legislative Liaison, as well as a member of the Building, Finance and Insurance Committees.

EDUCATION:
Vinton County High School, Graduate (1995)
McArthur, Ohio 
Senior Class Business Award

Liberty University, Graduate (2014)
Lynchburg, Virginia 
Bachelors of Business Administration / Finance
Magna Cum Laude

EMPLOYMENT:
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Office of Child Support, Financial Analyst
2016 to Present

McManis Photography, Photographer
2005 to Present

People Bancorp / FNB Wellston, Retail Banker
2013 to 2016

Sojourners Care Network, Operations Manager
2009 to 2013

Vinton County National Bank, Lending Officer
2001 to 2006

AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS:
Ohio School Boards Association, Member (2006 to Present)
Sigma Beta Delta, Member (2013 to Present)


Dr. Mildred Lane, Board Member
 
*Dr. Lane began her service to the Board of Education on January 1, 2014. She is currently serving her 1st term, which expires December 31, 2017. Dr. Lane currently serves on the District's Safety Committee.
 
EDUCATION:
Ohio University, Graduate (1990)
Athens, Ohio 
~ Ph.D in Educational Administration
 
EMPLOYMENT:
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, Executive Director
Hillsboro, Oregon 
1990 to 2001 

 
Jason Radabaugh, Board Member
 
*Mr. Radabaugh began his service to the Board of Education on January 1, 2012. He is currently serving his 2nd term, which expires December 31, 2019.
 
EDUCATION:
Vinton County High School, Graduate (1988)
McArthur, Ohio
 
New York Institute of Technology, (2000)
Bachelors Degree 
 
EMPLOYMENT:
Glatfelter, Assistant Superintendent
 
United States Navy, Petty Officer 2nd Class
1991 to 1997
USS Independence
 
AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS:
Ohio School Boards Association, Member (2012 to Present) 
 
Cindy Strausbaugh, Board Member
 
*Ms. Strausbaugh began her service to the Board of Education on April 5, 2001 filling a vacancy left by previous Board Member Maxine Wells. Ms. Strausbaugh completed the remainder of the term until December 31, 2001. She was re-elected and served her first full term between January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2005. On December 12, 2016, Ms. Strausbaugh returned to the Board of Education filling another vacancy left by previous Board Member Terri Price. Ms. Strausbaugh currently serves as the Board's Student Achievement Liaison.

EDUCATION:
Vinton County High School, Graduate (1974)
McArthur, Ohio 
~ Salutatorian

Ohio University, Graduate (1992)
Athens, Ohio 
~ Bachelors of Business Administration / Accounting
~ Summa Cum Laude

EMPLOYMENT:
Athens County Foundation, Finance Manager
2008 to Present

Ohio University, Retired
1997 to 2007 - Associate Controller, The Ohio University Foundation
1992 to 1997 - Accountant, Office of Vice President for Treasury
1977 to 1992 - Administrative Assistant, Office of the Vice President for Development

Village of Wilkesville, Clerk
1996 to 2005

AFFILIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS:
Vinton County Schools Education Foundation, Chair (1996 to Present)
Cub Scouts Pack 91, Treasurer (2014 to Present)
SEPTA Correctional, Board Member (2015 to Present)
Wilton Civic Association, Member (1998 to Present)
Ohio Society of CPAs, Member (1994 to Present)
Beta Gamma Sigma, Member (1992 to Present)
Vinton County Schools Building Levy Campaign, Co-Chair (1997)
Vinton County Schools Operational Levy Campaign, Chair (1994)

CERTIFICATIONS:
Certified Public Accountant
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