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Governing Board
The Lake County Educational Service Center Governing Board is a policy-making body that functions according to mandates of state law and is comprised of five elected governing board members.

The Board usually meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 5:45 pm at the Auburn Technology Learning Center, 8221 Auburn Road, Concord, Ohio.

President
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gkent@lakeesc.org  

Mr. Geoffrey Kent was elected to the Lake County  ESC Governing Board effective January 14, 2014. He served as Lake County Recorder, Painesville City Councilman and Council President and retired from Maximus, headquartered in Wash DC, as a budget cost analyst. He is vice-president of the Lake County Employee credit union, serves on the Lake Central YMCA Board of Directors, and has been an official with the Ohio High School Athletic Association for 33 years. He and his wife Marilyn live in Painesville Township and have one son, Mark.
 
Vice President
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Mrs. Jean Brush has been a member of the Lake County Educational Service Center Governing Board since 1990. She is active in her church. Seeing children succeed and helping families step up in life are the rewards she receives from her countless hours of volunteerism. Prior community involvement includes service at Forbes House, the YMCA, St. Clair School, the Rape Crisis Center, Lake Health, the Lake County courts, and Neighboring. Mrs. Brush lives in Painesville and has two grown children, Dr. James J. Brush and Betsy Chen. She has three grandchildren, Sarah, Adrian, and Colin.

Member
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sculotta@lakeesc.org

Dr. Susan Culotta was appointed to the Lake County Educational Service Center Governing Board in 2014. Dr. Culotta is a Professor of Psychology at Lake Erie College. She also serves on the Board of Health for the Lake County General Health District. Dr. Culotta holds a doctorate from Cleveland State University, a Master's Degree from John Carroll University and a Bachelor's from Kenyon College. Dr. Culotta lives in Kirtland with her husband, Judge Vincent Culotta, and their two daughters.

Member
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Dr. Brian Kolkowski was elected to the Lake County Educational Service Center Governing Board in 2007, and for two subsequent terms. Dr. Kolkowski works as an attorney, officer and a director for three medical device companies and for a defense contractor. Dr. Kolkowski also serves as a board member at the Auburn Career Center. Dr. Kolkowski previously served our country as a United States Naval Reserve Officer. Dr. Kolkowski holds both a doctorate in engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a law degree from the University of Toledo. Dr. Kolkowski lives in Leroy Township with his wife and has two adult children. His daughter is currently working on her Master’s degree in anesthesiology at Case Western Reserve University and is a 2014 graduate of The Ohio State University in Respiratory Therapy, and his son is a 2016 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and is in pilot training at Laughlin AFB in Del Rio, Texas. 
Member
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Mr. Erik L. Walter joined the Lake County ESC Governing Board in 2013. Mr. Walter is a partner at the law firm of Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. He has served on the Board of Directors for the YMCA in Lansing, Michigan, is currently on the Board of Directors for the YMCA in Lake County, Ohio, the Northeast Ohio Autism Group and Lake County Jail Ministries. Mr. Walter, his wife Melissa and three children Hannah, Noah and Isaiah reside in Concord.

MEETING DATES
May
1
Governing Board Meeting
Tue May 1 2018
2018 Minutes
2017 Minutes
2016 Minutes
2015 Minutes
2014 Meeting Minutes
2013 Meeting Minutes
Lake County Educational Service Center

8221 Auburn Road, Concord Township, Ohio 44077
Phone: 440.350.2563
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