Board of Education

Board of Education

2022 Board of Education

Next Regularly Scheduled Board Meeting:

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
6:30 PM
District Office

Board of Education

Board Members


Cindy Strausbaugh, President
*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. Winning re-election in 2017, she is now serving another term of service to the Board of Education which expires December 31, 2021. Ms. Strausbaugh currently serves as Vice-President of the Board.

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

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

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

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)

Certified Public Accountant 

Jason RadabaughBoard Member
 *Mr. Radabaugh began his service to the Board of Education on January 1, 2012. He is currently serving his 3rd term, which expires December 31, 2024.  Mr. Radabaugh currently serves as the Board's Student Achievement Liaison.

Vinton County High School, Graduate (1988)
McArthur, Ohio
New York Institute of Technology, (2000)
Bachelors Degree 
Glatfelter, Assistant Superintendent
United States Navy, Petty Officer 2nd Class
1991 to 1997
USS Independence
Ohio School Boards Association, Member (2012 to Present) 
Mary Ann HaleVice-President

Mrs. Hale began her service to the Board of Education on January 1, 2020. She is is currently serving her 1st term, which expires December 31, 2024.  Mrs. Hale currently serves as the Board's Legislative Liaison.


Jackson High School, Graduate

Jackson, Ohio

Ohio University                    Bachelors– Elementary Education

Ohio University                    Masters – Curriculum & Instruction &

                                                                           Educational Administration

                                                                            Principal License

                                                                            Superintendent License

                                                                            Graduated: Summa Cum Laude


Vinton County Local School District



                  Supervising Principal

                  Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

                  Interim Treasurer (2)

                  Interim Superintendent

                  Assistant Superintendent


Ohio School Boards Association 

V.C. Retired Teachers Association

Child Abuse & Neglect Committee (CAN)


Phi Delta Kappa

LPDC (Local Professional Development Committee) Authorizing licensure renewal for certified employees

IPDP (Individual Professional Development Plans) Approving licensure plans for certified employees

Calendar Committee – Working with VLTA and OAPSE in the development of yearly calendars

Health Services Committee – Co-chair 

OAPSE Labor/Management Committee

VLTA Labor/Management Committee

RttT Transformation Team

ECE (Early Childhood Education) Preschool Director


EMAD – Verifying student residency information with ODJFS and Ohio Department of Education 

District School Safety Coordinator

State of the District Annual Progress Report

District Board Policy Recommendations to Superintendent


                  Professional Development


                  Model Curriculum

                  Pacing Charts

                  Textbook/Workbook Purchases

Report Card Information (Indicators, Performance Index, AYP) 

Track Student Performance on OAA/OGT


District Negotiations Committee

School Safety Committee

Transportation Committee

Insurance Committee

Finance Committee

Vinton County Drug Task Force

Point of Contact:

RttT (Race to the Top)

OIP (Ohio Improvement Process)

District/Building Decision Framework

ODE Data Tools Portal Team

ACE Digital Academy (Virtual Learning) for K-12


OTES (Ohio Teacher Evaluation System)

OPES (Ohio Principal Evaluation System)

Collaborative Efforts:

Food Service Supervisor

Title 1 Coordinator

Transportation Supervisor

21st Century Coordinator (Project Boost)

Treasurer’s Office

Superintendent – Staff Analysis – Board Policies – Other Issues as Directed

Administrative Staff

Talented & Gifted Coordinator

Special Needs (IDEA) Supervisor

School Nurse

Preschool/Kindergarten Registration

Student/Parent Handbook

Preschool Handbook


Title II-A (High Quality Teachers, Principals and Paraprofessionals)

Title VI-B (Rural and Low Income)

Alternate Challenge Grant (Short-and Long-Term ISS at VCHS)

Early Childhood Education Preschool Grant

Community Collaboration w/Rio Grande & Gallia-Vinton ESC

Paraprofessional Associate Degree Program

Fine Arts Master’s Degree Program

Reading Endorsement K-12

Gallia-Vinton ESC Curriculum Network

Rio Grande McArthur Center Adult Program

Laura MartinBoard Member

I grew up in Upper Arlington and graduated from UA High School
Board of Education Student Achievement Liaison
Licensed managing Cosmetologist
Past Salon Owner
Moved to VC in 1995
Retired from The Inn and Spa at Cedar Falls
Member Locust Grove Church
and active at Pike Run Church
Project Leader for OCC-Franklin Graham/Christmas Shoeboxes
HUD Commissioner 4/2020-present
VC Council Parent Rep 4/2019-12/2021
Member of Majestic Matron Red Hats
Grandkids attend VC South elementary
A Daughter and Son attended VC Schools.
The love of the outdoors brought me to VC and I enjoy planning a lot of fun gatherings for all, especially the kids, year round.

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