Metro Schools Governing Board

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2021-22 School Year Board Meeting Schedule

Meetings are every other month and typically fall on the fourth Friday of the month. All meetings are at 8am 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

  • June 24, 2022

GOVERNING BOARD POLICIES 

Can be accessed on BoardDocs by clicking HERE.

MEETING AGENDAS & MINUTES 

Can be accessed on BoardDocs by clicking HERE.

ADDRESSING THE BOARD

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. Written and in-person communications will be granted the same consideration by the 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.

Current Membership:

Mr. David Burns, Chair

Dr. Patrick Bennett

Mr. Todd Cunningham

Mr. Scott Deas

Dr. Talisa Dixon

Dr. Howard Greene

Dr. David Horn

Dr. Kody Kuehnl

Ms. Marlene Lesko

Dr. Don Pope-Davis

Director of STEM Innovation Networks
Battelle Memorial Institute
2022

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

Director of Development
EMH&T, Inc.
2021

Director, Cost Estimating & Strategic Pricing
Battelle Memorial Institute
2022

Superintendent & CEO, Columbus City Schools

2025

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

Assoc. Executive Dean,
Curriculum & Instruction
College of Arts & Sciences
The Ohio State University
2023

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

Director, Human Resources
Battelle Memorial Institute
2021

Dean, College of Education & Human Ecology
The Ohio State University
2021