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Geauga Business Advisory Council

Geauga County Business Advisory Council

The Geauga County Business Advisory Council (BAC) fosters cooperation among schools, businesses and the communities in Geauga County.  This work ensures that the work of educators aligns with the needs of businesses. 
This cooperation: 

  • makes a local educational system more aware of the local labor market; 
  • promotes work-based experiences within businesses; 
  • and, helps students prepare for successful learning and employment opportunities. 
  • It is the policy of the Geauga County Educational Service Center that all Geauga County Educational Service Center-sponsored public meetings and events are accessible to people with disabilities.  If you need assistance in participating in this meeting due to a disability as defined under the ADA, pease call the Geauga County Educational Service Center's Superintendent at 440-350-2563. 

    BAC Members - Education

    Jennifer Felker, Superintendent
    ESC of the Western Reserve
    John Stoddard, Superintendent
    Berkshire Local Schools
    Bill Kermavner, Superintendent
    Cardinal Local Schools
    Richard Markwardt, Superintendent
    West Geauga Local Schools
    Tamee Tucker, Chief Academic Officer
    Christopher Mitchell, Director
    Auburn Career Center
    Angela Spalsbury, Dean of Students
    Kent State - Geauga
    Jaina Gandolfi,Vocational Director
    ESC of the Western Reserve
    David Enzerra
    Lakeland Community Collège

    BAC Council Members - Business

    Kimm Leininger, President
    Geauga Growth Partnership
    Becky Oliver
    Great Lake Cheese
    Betsy Covington
    Geauga Growth Partnership 
    Serena Cerderlund
    Tarkett USA, Inc.
    Dave Patterson
    Patterson Farms
    John Epprecht
    Great Lake Cheese
    Craig Sernik, Executive Director
    Area 19 NOC COG
    Margo Reda, Director
    Ohio Means Jobs
    Suzanne Wilson
    Juliana Petti
    Alliance for Working Together (AWT)
    Crystall Thomas
    Mercury Plastics
    Tama Justen, HR Manager

    BAC Meeting Dates


    Geauga BAC Meeting

    Tue Nov 17 2020