Metro Schools Governing Board


Governing Board Information

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.

2021-22 Board Meeting Schedule

Board meetings are every other month and typically fall on the fourth Friday of the month. All meetings are at 8:00am in the Metro High School Conference Room, unless otherwise announced.

Meeting Schedule:

  • September 10, 2021 (rescheduled from Aug. 21)

  • October 22, 2021

  • December 10, 2021

  • February 25, 2022

  • April 22, 2022 (Virtual)

  • June 24, 2022 (Virtual)

Governing Board Documents

Board Policies

Governing Board policies can be accessed on BoardDocs by clicking HERE.

Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Meeting agendas and minutes of past Governing Board meetings can be accessed on BoardDocs by clicking HERE.

Addressing the Board

Communications to the Board or requests to speak at a Board meeting must be submitted to at least three days before the meeting date. Written and in-person communications will be granted the same consideration by the Board.

Board Membership:

Mr. David Burns, Chair

Director of STEM Innovation Networks

Dr. Patrick Bennett

VP, Academic Quality & Planning
Dean, School of Education
Franklin University

Mr. Todd Cunningham

Director of Development
EMH&T, Inc.

Mr. Scott Deas

Director, Cost Estimating & Strategic Pricing

Dr. Talisa Dixon

Superintendent & Chief Executive Officer
Columbus City Schools

Dr. Howard Greene

Director, K-12 Education Outreach
College of Engineering
The Ohio State University

Mr. Wesley Hall

Vice President, Philanthropy & Education

Dr. David Horn

Assoc. Executive Dean,
Curriculum & Instruction
College of Arts & Sciences
The Ohio State University

Dr. Kody Kuehnl

Dean, College of Arts, Sciences & Technology
 Franklin University
Dean of Faculty, Urbana Branch

Dr. Nicole Luthy

Director of Strategic Operations, College of Education & Human Ecology
The Ohio State University