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The Board

Current Board Members

First Row L to R:Andrea Patton, Anthony Sertick, Jodi Kale
Second Row L to R: Bill Whitacre (Superintendent), Gary O’Nesti (President),   Peter Noll (Vice President), and Joseph Pecchia

Not pictured:  Attorney Angela Battaglia (Prosecutor's Office), Attorney Chris Sammarone)

Mr. Gary G. O’Nesti

Appointed to the Board in June of 2011 by the Board of Mahoning County Commissioners. Mr. O’Nesti has served the Board on several committees and was recently reelected by the Board for his fourth term as Board President in 2020.

Mr. Peter Noll

Appointed to the Board in February of 2014 by the Board of Mahoning County Commissioners. Mr. Noll is the Chairperson of the Finance Committee and serves on the Ethics Committee.

Mrs. Terri Hutchison

Appointed to the Board in January 2020 by the Mahoning County Probate Judge, the Honorable Judge Robert N. Rusu.  Mrs. Hutchison will serve on the Board Finance Committee and the Programs, Service Initiatives and Personnel Committee.

Mr. Joseph Pecchia

Appointed to the Board in January 2012 by the Mahoning County Probate Judge, the Honorable Judge Robert N. Rusu. Mr. Pecchia serves as the Chairperson of the Ethics Committee, as well as, the Board Capital, Facilities, and Grounds Committee.  Mr. Pecchia was recently elected by the Board to serve as Vice President for 2020.

Mrs. Jodi Kale

Appointed to the Board in January 2017 by the Board of Mahoning County Commissioners. Mrs. Kale serves on the Board Finance Committee and the Capital, Facilities, and Grounds Committee.

Mr. Anthony Sertick

 Appointed to the Board in August 2019 by the Board of Mahoning County Commissioners.  Mr. Sertick serves on the Programs, Service Initiatives, and Personnel Committee and the Capital, Facilities, and Grounds Committee.

Mrs. Andrea Patton

Appointed to the Board in January 2018 by the Board of Mahoning County Commissioners. Mrs. Patton serves on the Board Programs, Service Initiatives, and Personnel Committee and on the Board Capital Facilities and Grounds Committee.  Mrs. Patton was recently elected by the Board to serve as the Recording Secretary in 2020.

Board Meeting Dates

All Board meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. with the exception of December which begins at 5:00 p.m.

Special Board Meeting

The MCBDD will hold a special Board meeting via teleconference on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. via a call in teleconference. Call in number will be 330-965-7912 using access code 12345. Please mute your phone upon entering the teleconference.

3/31/2020 @ 10:00 AM to 3/31/2020 @ 11:00 AM

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April Board meeting

The April meeting of the Mahoning County Board of DD will be Monday, April 20 at 6:00 p.m. at Leonard Kirtz School.

4/20/2020 @ 06:00 PM to 4/20/2020 @ 09:00 PM

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May Board Meeting

The May meeting of the Board of DD will be Monday, May 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Leonard Kirtz School

5/18/2020 @ 12:00 AM to 5/19/2020 @ 12:00 AM

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Board Meeting Minutes