HUBER HEIGHTS — The Huber Heights School Board put its best foot forward Thursday during its organizational meeting held at the Central Office on Longford Drive.
In the 5:45 p.m. special session, Mike Miller and Krista Tipton took the oath of office as new board members serving 4-year terms. In order to fill the required 5-member board, a third new board member will be selected as soon as possible, according to Superintendent Sue Gunnell.
Miller, a lifelong Huber Heights resident and 2000 graduate of Wayne High School, is a self-employed landscape designer. Tipton, a 2000 graduate of Fairborn High School, has served as a volunteer for two years with the Huber Heights School District.
Following the swearing in its new members, the board held a 15-minute organizational meeting. Kelly Bledsoe was the unanimous choice to serve as the 2016 board president. Former president Mark Combs was chosen to serve as vice president.
In other business, Miller was appointed at the legislative liaison to the Ohio School Board Association and Tipton was appointed as the student achievement liaison to the OSBA. Both Miller and Tipton were also appointed to serve, respectively, as the delegate and alternate for the OSBA General Assembly.
The board adjourned into executive session at 6:15 p.m. in order to discuss personnel matters.
The next school board meeting is slated Thursday, Jan. 14, at the Wright Brothers Elementary School.