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Geauga County Business Advisory Council
The Geauga County Business Advisory Council (BAC) fosters cooperation among schools, businesses and the communities in Geauga County.  This work ensures that the work of educators aligns with the needs of businesses. 
 
This cooperation: 

  • makes a local educational system more aware of the local labor market; 
  • promotes work-based experiences within businesses; 
  • and, helps students prepare for successful learning and employment opportunities. 
  • It is the policy of the Geauga County Educational Service Center that all Geauga County Educational Service Center-sponsored public meetings and events are accessible to people with disabilities.  If you need assistance in participating in this meeting due to a disability as defined under the ADA, pease call the Geauga County Educational Service Center's Superintendent at 440-350-2563. 

    BAC Members - Education
    Jennifer Felker, Superintendent
    ESC of the Western Reserve
     
    John Stoddard, Superintendent
    Berkshire Local Schools
     
    Bill Kermavner, Superintendent
    Cardinal Local Schools
     
    Richard Markwardt, Superintendent
    West Geauga Local Schools
     
    Tamee Tucker, Chief Academic Officer
    iSTEM
     
    Christopher Mitchell, Director
    Auburn Career Center
     
    Angela Spalsbury, Dean of Students
    Kent State - Geauga
     
    Jaina Gandolfi,Vocational Director
    ESC of the Western Reserve
     
    Jacqueline Hoynes, Superintendent
    Newbury Local Schools
     
     
     
    BAC Council Members - Business
    Kimm Leininger, President
    Geauga Growth Partnership
     
    Becky Oliver
    Great Lake Cheese
     
    Betsy Covington
    Geauga Growth Partnership 
     
    Serena Cerderlund
    Tarkett USA, Inc.
     
    Dave Patterson
    Patterson Farms
     
    John Epprecht
    Great Lake Cheese
     
    Craig Sernik, Executive Director
    Area 19 NOC COG
     
    Margo Reda, Director
    Ohio Means Jobs
     
    Suzanne Wilson
    Kinetico
     
    Juliana Petti
    Alliance for Working Together (AWT)
     
    Crystall Thomas
    Mercury Plastics
     
    Tama Justen, HR Manager
    Kraftmaid
     
    BAC Documents
    BAC Meeting Dates
    Educational Service Center of the Western Reserve

    8221 Auburn Road, Concord Township, Ohio 44077
    Phone: 440.350.2563
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