OLMSTED FALLS, Ohio — After serving more than 15 years on the Olmsted Falls Board of Education, Joe Bertrand resigned his position effective Oct. 1 citing personal reasons.
The district is currently accepting applications through Oct. 13. The appointee will serve the rest of Bertrand’s term, which goes through the end of 2021.
“We have 30 days to appoint a board member,” said Olmsted Falls Board of Education President Holly Neumann. “We’ll conduct interviews between Oct. 15 and 20. We hope to appoint the seat by Oct. 31.
“We’re looking for someone who is super-engaged and willing to collaborate with other board members, the superintendent and treasurer. We want someone who is going to ask a lot of questions and really dig in and understand.”
The board president said the ideal applicant will have an understanding of school finances and a