John began his first term as a School Board member in January 2012 and is currently serving his second term. He serves as the Athletics representative, Fiscal Integrity liaison, OSBA Academic Achievement liaison, and is actively involved in Planning. He has attended numerous Ohio School Board Association conferences in Columbus, OH. These conferences broaden John’s knowledge of School Board operations by hearing nationally acclaimed speakers, attending breakout sessions, and networking with other School Board members.
John attended John Carroll University and Rio Salado Community College. He retired from the United States Air Force in 2009 where he proudly served his country for 21 years. He visited a number of different countries allowing him to understand different cultures such as England, Turkey, Iraq, Ireland, Egypt, and Bahrain, just to name a few. John is currently employed with Interfinish in Cleveland, OH as their Operations Manager.
Coaching youth sports has been a passion for John. Since moving to Streetsboro in 1998 he has been a Director of Youth Football and Soccer, and has coached Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Football, and Soccer. John’s community involvement with coaching has allowed him to establish a solid foundation and lasting relationships which allow him to understand the people of Streetsboro, and know what is needed to get the job done.
John married his High School sweetheart Petula and they have been married for 29 years. They have three children, Kayla, Johnny, and Garret. Kayla went to Streetsboro leading her to a Sports Business Degree from the University of Mount Union. Johnny also attended Streetsboro and graduated from Bowling Green University this past year. Garret is currently a freshman at the Streetsboro High School.