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NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCY AND APPLICATION PROCESS

The Lebanon City School District Board of Education seeks applications to fill the unexpired term of Board Member Michelle Berry, who resigned May 15, 2024. The Board of Education accepted Mrs. Berry’s resignation at their May 20, 2024 meeting.The Board must name a replacement within 30 days of the acceptance of Mrs. Berry’s resignation. The newly appointed member will serve a two-year term expiring December 31, 2025. If the appointed member desires to continue serving, he or she must run for the seat in November of 2025 for a two-year term expiring December 31, 2027. Michelle Berry was elected to the Board of Education November 2023 and sworn in at the Board's January 8, 2024 meeting. 

Those interested in serving on the Lebanon City School District Board of Education should fill out an application found here. (NOTE: when you click on the link, you will be asked to create a new document for your application.) According to Ohio law, people serving on Ohio school boards must be at least 18 years old, district residents, and registered voters.

Applications will be accepted until close of business May 28, 2024. Completed applications can be emailed to ervin.karen@lebanonschools.org or dropped off at the District Office located at 160 Miller Road. 

The Board will meet at 7:00 a.m. June 4 to review applications and determine candidates to interview at a work session scheduled on June 11, 2024. The Board will appoint the replacement member at their next regularly scheduled meeting, 6:00 p.m. June 17, 2024.

 

Mike Lane

Michael Lane - President

Email: Lane.Michael@lebanonschools.org

Michael Lane is serving his second term with the LCS Board of Education. He and his wife, Amy, have lived in the district since 2007 and have two children attending Lebanon City Schools: Alexa and Logan. He was born and raised in Warren County, attending Mason High School, before going to Miami University.  There Mr. Lane graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and returned to Mason High School where he taught and coached for six years before deciding to transition to the private sector. Mr. Lane has been in the mortgage industry since 1998 and is currently leading the mortgage department at Peoples Bank. In addition to working at the bank, Mr. Lane is a local business owner of Whit’s Frozen Custard. Mr. Lane's term expires December 31, 2027.

Roy MacCutcheon Board Member

Roy MacCutcheon - Vice-President

Email: MacCutcheon.Roy@lebanonschools.org

Roy MacCutcheon grew up in Lebanon and graduated from LHS in 1983. His son Joseph is a LHS graduate as well (2009). Mr. MacCutcheon received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from The Ohio State University in 1988. After graduation, Mr. MacCutcheon served as a District Sales Manager for Dekalb Plant Genetics in Illinois. In 1994, Mr. MacCutcheon moved back to Lebanon and purchased The Black Barn Farm Market and Greenhouse, which he continues to run with this wife, Joanna. Mr. MacCutcheon is an active memberof the Lebanon community with various volunteer and fundraising activities, supporting both the schools and community. Mr. MacCutcheon is a member of the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Lebanon and The Ohio State University Buckeye Club. Mr. MacCutcheon's term expires December 31, 2025.

Kimberly Cope - Board Member

Kim Cope - Board Member

Email:  Cope.Kimberly@lebanonschools.org

Mrs. Cope and her husband, Michael, have lived in the Lebanon area for more than 20 years and have four children. Their four children, Zachary, Ashley, Austin, and Morgan, are graduates of Lebanon High School. Mrs. Cope received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Grove City College in Elementary Education and her Master of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from The University of Dayton. She holds an Ohio Department of Education Professional License for K-8. Kimberly is a former adjunct professor at Sinclair Community College and taught at Lebanon Christian School for 9 years, served as the Director of the Academy Preschool for five years, and is currently the Head Principal for Lebanon Christian Schools. Mrs. Cope's term expires December 31, 2027.

Jennifer Daulton - Board Member

Jennifer Daulton - Board Member

Email: Daulton.Jennifer@lebanonschools.org

Jennifer and her husband, Tom, have lived in Lebanon since 2010 and have three teenage children. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Arizona State University in Business Operations. She worked in pharmaceutical and cardiovascular device sales for 18 years before starting her own business which allowed her the flexibility to raise their children and volunteer in sports and school events. Jennifer is a member of St. Francis De Sales Church and Lebanon Kiwanis. Mrs. Daulton's term expires December 31, 2025.