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Conference Wrap-up

Thank you to all those who attended our 54th Annual Conference and Trade Show.  We hope you will take the time to evaluate your experience, and to apply for your certificate of attendance.  Click HERE for the evaluation.  At the end of the evaluation you will be given a link to click for your attendance certificate.  ALL RESPONSES ARE COMPLETELY ANONYMOUS.

2014-15 Officers

Our 2014-2015 officers will change slightly.  Here is an overview of those changes.

President and Past President:  Brad Aemisegger of Toledo City SD will become President on July 1, 2014.  At that time, Jeff Vrabel, Sr., of Transit Service Inc., becomes Past President.

Vice President and President-Elect:  These titles will change to 2nd Vice President, and 1st Vice President, respectively.  Randy Snyder of Westerville City SD was nominated and uncontested for the position of 2nd VP.  Brian Whitta of Fostoria City SD will automatically become the 1st VP after having previously served as Vice President, and NW Regional Director.

Secretary-Treasurer:  This position will be split to better define the individual duties of these positions, and to ensure all of the job functions are able to be completed in a timely manner.  Kim Sutter of Celina City SD has previously served both functions, but will be serving as Treasurer.  Jeff Vrabel, Sr., of Transit Service Inc., will serve a dual role of Past President, and Secretary.  In future years, the positions of Secretary and Treasurer will have staggered elections to ensure there is always overlap.

NW Region:  Ellen Moser of Perrysburg EVSD was uncontested for a full term, July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016.

Central Region:  Paul Chenderlin of Franklin County Board of DD will be retiring this year, and did not seek re-election.  Nominated, and uncontested for a full term was Steve Simmons of Columbus City SD.  Steve is also the Region III Director for NAPT, and previously served as OAPT Central Region Director, Vice President, President-Elect, President, and Past President.  His term will run from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016.

East Region:  Doug Neading of Sandy Valley Local SD did not seek re-election.  Kevin Roberts of Garaway Local SD was nominated and uncontested for a full term, July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016.

SW Region:  Terry Williams of Northwest Local SD was elected to another term on the board, July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016. He defeated David Oglesby in the only contested race at this year's conference.


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