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The MCBDD Welcomes New Board Member

On January 22nd, the MCBDD held its annual Organizational Meeting at Bev MASCO. New Board Member Mrs. Andrea Patton was sworn in by Commissioner Carol Rimedio-Righetti. Mrs. Patton comes to us after an accomplished career at the Youngstown City Schools teaching individuals with disabilities. Her accolades include being honored as Youngstown City Schools Teacher of the Year. She states that "My greatest contribution and accomplishment in education was giving my students the tools with which they can succeed."

Mr. Peter Noll was also re-appointed and sworn in by Commissioner Anthony T. Traficanti.

MCBDD welcomes new board member, Andrea Patton

Pictured from L to R Superintendent Bill Whitacre, Commissioner Carol Rimedio-Righetti, Board Member Andrea Patton, Commissioner Anthony Traficanti and Board Member Peter Noll.

Other business conducted at the Organization Meeting included accepting the 2018 slate of officers including President, Mr. Gary G. O’Nesti; Vice President, Mr. Peter Noll; Recording Secretary, Mrs. Marilee Meloy.

The Board also established the third Monday of each month (starting in March 2018) at 6:00 pm as the day and time for Board meetings. The December meeting will begin at 5:00 pm.

The Board also reviewed requirements regarding Conflict of Interest and Board In-Service Requirements.

2018 Board Sub-Committee Assignments

Ethics Committee

Chairperson: Mr. Joseph Pecchia
Members: Mr. Charles Holden & Mr. Peter Noll

Finance Committee

Chairperson: Mr. Peter Noll
Members: Mrs. Marilee Meloy & Mrs. Jodi Kale

Board Programs, Personnel and Service Initiatives Committee

Chairperson: Mr. Charles Holden
Members: Mrs. Andrea Patton & Mrs. Marilee Meloy

Capital Facilities and Grounds Committee

Chairperson: Mr. Joseph Pecchia
Members: Mrs. Jodi Kale & Mrs. Andrea Patton

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