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Hamilton County, OH November 3, 2009 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Melanie Bates

Candidate for
Board Member; Cincinnati City School District

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Melanie Bates

Objective To win re-election to the Cincinnati Board of Education

Public Service
Member of the Cincinnati Board of Education (2002-present)
Member of the Ohio State Board of Education (2001-1995)

Hospital Development Liaison, LifeCenter Organ Donor Network


  • Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky, Master of Public Administration Degree and Certificate in Nonprofit Management, 2005.
  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, Master of Business Administration classes, 1982-79. Graduate coursework in accounting, marketing, management, and finance.
  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, Bachelor of Science Degree, 1975 Communication Arts major with specialization in journalism.

Honors and Recognition
  • Pinnacle Honor Society (2004) National Honor Society that recognizes high academic achievement and leadership of non-traditional students.
  • Leading Women of Greater Cincinnati (1999) Honoree selected in the Consultant/Trainer/Education category.

Community Leadership Activities
  • Cincinnati Youth Collaborative Board of Trustees (2004-present)
  • Mayerson Academy Board of Trustees (2002-03)
  • Xavier University Alumni Board of Governors (1981-83)

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