Governing Board & Policies

The Metro Governing Board consists of members assigned for terms of three years. Membership includes three representatives from The Ohio State University, three from Battelle Memorial Institute, two from Franklin University, one from Columbus City Schools, one Superintendent, and a community representative. The Governing Board advises and assists the school with matters such as curriculum, school evaluation and research, professional development, funding and community relations.

Current Membership:

Mr. David Burns, Chair
Director of STEM Innovation Networks
Battelle Memorial Institute
2019
College of Arts & Sciences
The Ohio State University
2022
Dr. Patrick Bennett
VP, International Institute for Innovative Instruction & Global Operations
Franklin University
2018
Mr. Steve Dackin Superintendent of School & Community Partnerships,                                       Columbus State Community College     2020
Mr. Scott Gooding
Executive Director
Budget & Financial Management,
Columbus City Schools                         2019
Ms. Tina Jay

Research Scientist,
Battelle Memorial Institute
2018

Dr. Kody Kuehnl
Dean, College of Arts, Sciences & Technology
Franklin University
2018
Ms. Marlene Lesko
Director, Talent Acquisition
Battelle Memorial Institute
2021
Dr. Don Pope-Davis Dean, College of Education & Human Ecology
The Ohio State University
2021
 

Dr. David Williams

 

Dean, College of Engineering
The Ohio State University
2019

 

 

2018-19 School Year Board Meeting Schedule

Meetings are every other month on the fourth Friday of the month beginning at 8am. Meeting location is the Metro High School Conference Room, unless otherwise announced. 

  • August 24, 2018 
  • October 26, 2018
  • December 7, 2018 (moved to avoid holidays)
  • February 22, 2019
  • April 26, 2019
  • June 28, 2019

Governing Board Policies can be viewed here.

Meeting agendas & minutes can be accessed here.

Communications to the Board or requests to speak at a Board meeting should be submitted to  burgett.2@themetroschool.org at least three days before the meeting date.