Casper to Serve as Board Present, Pearl as VP

Board of Education Holds Annual Organizational Meeting
Posted on 01/12/2021
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Board of Education president and VP headshotsThe Lakota Board of Education held its annual organizational meeting on Jan. 11. All school boards in Ohio are required to hold this meeting within the first 15 days of the month.


The board members voted to unanimously approve Kelley Casper and Michael Pearl as president and vice president, respectively. “I’m excited to serve Lakota in the role of school board president,” said Casper. “I’m looking forward to working with my fellow board members to support our students and staff as we start to navigate our way out of this pandemic,” she continued. “As always, our focus will be supporting the administration as they continue to offer our students the quality education Lakota is known for.”


In addition to officer elections, the board also appointed liaisons to the following positions:

Community Engagement Committee: Kelley Casper, Lynda O’Connor

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee: Brad Lovell, Michael Pearl

Facilities Committee: Brad Lovell, Michael Pearl

Finance/Business Advisory Committee: Lynda O’Connor, Julie Shaffer

Legislative Committee: Kelley Casper, Lynda O’Connor

Safety Committee: All school board members

Butler Tech Board of Education: Julie Shaffer

OSBA Capital Conference Delegate: Kelley Casper, Lynda O’Connor (alternate)

Board Policy Committee: Brad Lovell, Julie Shaffer


Meeting dates were also set for 2021. The board will continue to hold both a regular meeting and work session during most months. The meeting schedule can be found on the district
website here.