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Hamilton County, OH November 6, 2001 Election
Board Member; Madeira City School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

The board is a policy-making body, but exercises only those powers delegated to it by state law. It chooses its own officers.

Results as of Nov 21 12:55pm
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Pat F. Gentile 1,930 votes 27.93%

  • Occupation: Finance Manager (Procter & Gamble)
  • MBA (Finance): Xavier University
  • 10+ years as member of Madeira Board of Education -- President for the past 5 years.
  • Previous to Madeira Board of Education: 8 years Madeira Schools Planning Commission member.
  • Other past/present board member participation: Ohio University, Xavier University, Time Warner/P&G ParentTime LLC., Conde Nast/P&G LLC.
  • Family: Jacque (wife), Daughters (Betsy and Sarah -- both Madeira graduates).
  • Madeira resident for 26 years.
  • Remain a top school district in Ohio and in greater Cincinnati.
  • Enhance community trust and support through open communications.
  • Fight to change the current State underfunded mandate formula.
Kathy Hurst 1,726 votes 24.98%
  • Occupation: Board of Directors, Printers Bindery Services, Inc.
  • BA, Psychology, University of Cincinnati, 1977
  • Graduate of Madeira High School, 1973
  • Married to George, MHS '71
  • 3 sons, Mark, MHS '00, Steve & Tom still attending Madeira.
  • Madeira Schools Foundation/Alumni Association Auction Chair 2001 and 2002
  • Maintain Madeira's tradition of excellence in education.
  • Fight for local control of our schools.
  • Fight against under funded mandates that tax our financial resources.
Jay Groenke 1,707 votes 24.71%
  • Occupation: Internet Communications Consultant
  • Education: BA in Business Administration - Wittenberg University, 1976
  • Family: Wife (Peggy) and sons (Michael and Brian)
  • Only candidate with young children in Madeira's Dumont and Sellman Schools
  • 25 years of experience in management, finance, marketing, and technology
  • Has extensively researched education trends and testified before state and federal legislators regarding the impact on our local schools
  • Volunteers in the schools and in Madeira Cub Scout Pack
  • Represent parents of school aged children & improve communication with all Madeira taxpayers
  • Preserve local control along with the high academic standards of Madeira Schools
  • Avoid higher taxes by monitoring the local budget and fighting unnecessary state mandates
Andrew H. "Andy" Garman 1,546 votes 22.38%
  • Occupation: First Vice President of Gradison-McDonald Investments.
  • MBA in Finance from Indiana University
  • Currently serving four years as Madeira School Board member
  • Lived in Madeira 16 years with wife, Jana
  • Two children, Jenny & Jon, both Madeira graduates
  • Past member of Madeira Schools Planning Commission - serving as President last two years
  • Active in Madeira schools serving as classroom volunteer, Careers Day speaker, & music and athletic booster volunteer
  • Continue fighting under-funded & unfunded state mandates
  • Remain a top performing school district in Ohio & greater Cincinnati area
  • Manage finances wisely & remain salary competitive with local school districts

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