Governing Board


November 18, 2021 
7:30 PM Eastern Time 
Location: Mercer Co. ESC

441 E Market St.
Celina, Ohio 45822

Board Members

Tess Mescher
Tess Mescher, President,  is serving her 3rd term.  Tess has also served two terms on the Marion Local School Board.  She graduated from Marion Local High School and owns a service based business called, "Call Tess".  Tess is also involved as a religious education teacher at her parish as well as being the Coordinator of Religious Education there.  Tess and her husband, Don, have six children and seven grandchildren with more on the way. They reside in the Maria Stein area.

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Jeff Davis
Jeff Davis, Vice President, is serving his 2nd term.  Jeff graduated from St. Henry High School and attended the University of Toledo and the University of Findlay.  He is employed at Crown Equipment Corporation as Director of Program Management Global Business Solutions (GBS).  Jeff resides in the St. Henry area with his wife, Nancy, and their three children.

School Email:
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Pete Hayes
Pete Hayes is serving his 4th term. Pete graduated from Parkway Local High School and is employed at Advanced Biological Marketing as Vice-President of Marketing. Pete resides in the Rockford area with his wife, Twyla. They have three children and two grandchildren.

School Email: 
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Melissa Hoying
Melissa Hoying is serving her 3rd term.  Melissa graduated from Fort Recovery High School and from Bluffton University.  She is employed by Medical Nutritional Therapists as a Registered Dietitian.  Melissa and her husband, Jeff, have four children and reside in the Fort Recovery area.

School Email:
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Ryan Thompson
Ryan Thompson is serving his 1st term as a board member.  He also served on the Parkway Local  school board from 2013-18.  Ryan graduated from Parkway Local High School and attended The Ohio State University and Indiana Wesleyan University. He is employed at Adams- Wells Special Services Cooperative as the Assistant Director of Special Education.  Ryan resides in Rockford with his wife Leah, and their three sons.
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