School Board

Lisa Whiting

Lisa Whiting

President

Lisa has been on the Board since 2007. She has served as president and vice president. Her main focus is to partner with district leadership to provide the best education possible for students in the 21st century. She strives to identify and support new and innovative educational strategies that ultimately result in improved student achievement. She understands there are an ever-changing technology world and its’ impact on education. Lisa believes that Hilliard City Schools are offering an excellent education that will allow our children to succeed in a global society.

Lisa has one daughter who is a 2012 graduate of Hilliard Bradley High School. She loves the theater, is an avid reader and enjoys traveling.

Brian Perry

Brian Perry

Vice President

Brian began serving on the Hilliard City School Board of Education in January of 2020. His main goals are to strengthen school safety, further the district’s commitment to fiscal responsibility, and to foster a district-wide culture of community. Brian believes that a safe, properly funded district that is intimately connected with the community it serves results in the best educational outcomes. Brian is also deeply committed to waste reduction and renewable energy sources.

Brian is a lifelong district resident who graduated from Hilliard Darby High School. In his spare time, Brian enjoys recreational soccer, singing, and travel.

Mark Abate

Mark Abate

Member

Mark was elected to the Board of Education in 2017. His primary focus is ensuring that Hilliard Schools is providing the best possible education for all of our district’s students and assisting in continuing the partnership between the district and the community.

Mark is married to Nikole, a Hilliard teacher, and they have two daughters in the Hilliard City School District. Mark has been part of the Hilliard community for over 30 years. He enjoys fly fishing, music, and spending time with family and friends.

Paul Lambert

Paul Lambert

Member

Paul was elected to the Board in November 2009. His main focus is on the economics of our school district. He wants to enhance community outreach to all community members not just those with students in the district. Paul believes the board is a governing body whose responsibility is to balance the desires for programming and services with the community’s willingness to invest its tax dollars in public schools.

Paul is married to Terry and they have two children who are graduates of Hilliard Darby High School. He is an avid Harley rider and traveler.

Nadia Long

Nadia Long

Member

Nadia was first elected to the board in 2015. She is committed to academic success. She believes that by allowing teachers to use their skills, academic success will follow with each student. She is dedicated to fiscal responsibility.

She is married to Brent and they have two children in the school district. She has been a part of the Hilliard community for over 11 years. She enjoys crafting, swimming and ice skating.


NOTICE: The Board encourages any concerns or complaints to be resolved with the school employee involved or that person’s principal or supervisor.

Please reference Board of Education Policy KLD, and our Who to Contact page for appropriate connections.

Emails sent to individual Board of Education Members, or the Board as a whole, may constitute Public Records under ORC 149.43. As such the confidentiality and/or anonymity of your communications may not be guaranteed. If you have questions about the confidentiality of communications or have an issue related specifically to a student in the district, please contact the appropriate building administrator.


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