METRO SCHOOLS GOVERNING BOARD

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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.

2022-2023 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:

  • August 26, 2022

  • October 28, 2022

  • December 16, 2022

  • February 24, 2023

  • April 28, 2023

  • June 23, 2023

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

Board meetings are held in public for the purpose of conducting the School District's business. They are open to the public but are not to be considered public community meetings. There is a time for public participation as noted on the meeting agenda.

Communications to the Board or requests to speak at a Board meeting must be submitted to burgett.2@themetroschool.org 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
Battelle
2022

Dr. Patrick Bennett

VP, Academic Quality & Planning
Dean, School of Education
Franklin University
2024

Mr. Todd Cunningham

Director of Development
EMH&T, Inc.
2025

Mr. Scott Deas

Director, Cost Estimating & Strategic Pricing
Battelle
2022

Dr. Talisa Dixon

Superintendent & Chief Executive Officer
Columbus City Schools
2025

Dr. Howard Greene

Director, K-12 Education Outreach
College of Engineering
The Ohio State University
2024

Mr. Wesley Hall

Vice President, Philanthropy & Education
Battelle
2024

Dr. Kody Kuehnl

Dean, College of Arts, Sciences & Technology
 Franklin University
Dean of Faculty, Urbana Branch
2024

Dr. Nicole Luthy

Director of Strategic Operations, College of Education & Human Ecology
The Ohio State University
2024

Dr. Andrew Martin

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Educatione College of Arts & Sciences
The Ohio State University
2025