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Chris Aldrich, President - caldrich@fcsboard.findlaycityschools.org

Chris Aldrich was elected to the Findlay Board of Education in November, 2015. Mr. Aldrich is currently a Senior Corrosion Specialist with Marathon Pipe Line LLC. Mr. Aldrich graduated from Kilgore College and Stephen F. Austin State University in Corrosion Technology.

Mr. Aldrich is also involved in the National Association of Corrosion Engineers and has been the chairman of multiple technical committees. More recently, he is the chairman of the Specific Technical Group that provides industry standards and guidance for managing pipeline integrity.

Mr. Aldrich has been actively involved in the Findlay City Schools through volunteer activities. He also volunteers at church on the Missions Team and in the Children's Ministry programs.

Mr. Aldrich resides in Findlay with his wife, Carrie, and their two children.


Kathy Siebenaler Wilson, Vice President - kathysw@fcsboard.findlaycityschools.org

Kathy Siebenaler Wilson was elected to the Findlay City Board of Education in January, 2012. Dr. Siebenaler Wilson has spent a total of 34 years in education, including serving as a Findlay High School teacher for 13 years. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Administration and continued to teach as an assistant professor in the College of Business Administration at Bowling Green State University for six years. She then returned to Findlay City Schools as an administrator for 10 years as the Assistant Director and then Director of Millstream Career & Technology Center. Dr. Siebenaler Wilson currently serves as the Director of Field Experience at Bowling Green State University. BGSU's Office of Research and Field Experiences won the Outstanding Field Experiences Office Award from the Ohio Association of Collegiate Teachers Association in 2010.

Dr. Siebenaler Wilson grew up in the neighboring community of Defiance, Ohio, and moved to Findlay in 1977. She earned both her Bachelor of Science in Education and Master of Education degrees from Bowling Green State University. During her years in Findlay, she has been a member of various Findlay City Schools Strategic Planning Committees, Findlay High School "Challenge Day" parent participant, member of Wilson Vance and Central Middle School PTOs, and as the Director of Millstream Career & Technology Center, was a United Way Day of Caring Sponsor with 200-300 students participating in community service for five years.

During her days of teaching at Findlay High School, Dr. Siebenaler Wilson was the Findlay High School Marching Band majorette coach for 15 years, and was the founder of the Findlay High School Trojanette Drill Team and Entourage Co-Ed Dance Team for 14 years. Now as a parent in the Findlay City School System, she supports the Findlay Trojan Club and the Findlay Music Boosters.

Community involvement includes participation in the Findlay Area Hockey Association and the Findlay Silver Blades Ice Skating Club. She has been a recipient of the 2008 Owens Community College Partnership Award and a Business & Professional Women of Findlay/Hancock Co. Honoree-Education Division. Previously, she received a Bowling Green State University College of Education Distinguished Alumni Award and the BGSU Presidents Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Siebenaler Wilson resides in Findlay and is the proud of mother of twins, Shelby and Logan, who attended Findlay High School.


Matt Cooper - mcooper@fcsboard.findlaycityschools.org

Matt Cooper was elected to the Findlay Board of Education in November of 2017. Mr. Cooper is currently a Captain on the Findlay Fire Department where he has served the community for 13 years. Mr. Cooper is also involved in Fire Department Operations for Tactical Emergency Medical Services with the Findlay Police Department.

Mr. Cooper has been actively involved in the Findlay City Schools through volunteer activities. In addition, Mr. Cooper is an alum of Findlay High School graduating in 1998 where he was a four-year letterman in hockey, and played varsity baseball. After high school Mr. Cooper played hockey for Team Ohio in Cleveland before attending Bowling Green State University. Mr. Cooper was born and raised in Findlay, Ohio and attended Findlay City Schools from kindergarten through graduation.

Mr. Cooper resides in Findlay with his wife, Brooke, and their two children who attend Findlay City Schools.


Jane Robertson - jrobertson@fcsboard.findlaycityschools.org

Jane Robertson was elected to the Findlay Board of Education in November, 2011. Mrs. Robertson is currently employed with Institutional Care Pharmacy as the Administrator of Human Resources. There she manages Benefits, Compensation, Recruitment, and Employee Relations. She is a graduate of Anthony Wayne High School. She furthered her education at Ohio University by obtaining a BBA in Human Resource Management and a BBA in Management Information Systems. After moving to Findlay, Jane obtained her Masters of Business Administration from The University of Findlay. She has taught both at Owens Community College and Tiffin University.

Mrs. Robertson was actively involved with Findlay City Schools, when her children were in school. She is currently involved in ministries at St. Michael Parish, where she attends service regularly. She is involved in various community events, specifically running events where proceeds benefit local charities.

Mrs. Robertson resides in Findlay with her husband Brian. Jane and Brian have two adult children.


Susan Russel - srussel@fcsboard.findlaycityschools.org

Susan Russel was elected to the Findlay Board of Education in November, 2017. Susan is currently employed with Marathon Petroleum Company as a Project Manager within the Supply, Distribution & Planning organization. Susan graduated from the University of Illinois in 1985 with a BA in Finance. She has over 32 years of business and management experience having worked for several major corporations with increasing levels of responsibility. She has been employed by Marathon Petroleum Company for over 18 years.

Susan is originally from Springfield, Illinois and moved to Fort Collins, Colorado to begin her career. She and her husband Grant moved to Findlay in 1996 and chose Findlay as the community to raise their family. Susan has been actively involved with the Findlay City Schools during her two sons K-12 education; both sons having successfully graduated from Findlay High School.

Susan is active in her community through Rotary and her church as a member of the choir, an elder and was a confirmation teacher for many years. Susan and her husband, Grant, reside in Findlay.


January 19, 2018