Governing Board

November 21, 2022
7:30 PM Eastern Time 
Location: Mercer County ESC

540 E Market St.
Celina, Ohio 45822

Future Meeting Dates:  
December 19, 2022

Board Members

Pete Hayes is serving his 4th term and is currently Board President. 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 grown children and two grandchildren.

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Ryan Thompson is serving his 1st term and is currently Board Vice-President.  He previously served on the Parkway Local School Board from 2013-18. Ryan graduated from Parkway Local High School and from The Ohio State University with a Masters in Education; he also attended various Education programs at 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, Bailey (21), Roman (17), and Carter (9).
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Melissa Hoying is serving her 4th term as a Board Member.  Melissa graduated from Fort Recovery High School and 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.

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Tess Mescher is serving her 4th term as a Board Member.  She has also served two terms on the Marion Local School Board. Tess graduated from Marion Local High School and owns a service-based business called, "Call Tess".  Tess is involved at her parish as a religious education teacher as well as being the Coordinator of Religious Education.  Tess and her husband, Don, have three children and nine grandchildren with another one due in May 2022.  
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