Board Members

Board President- Elizabeth Dunn

Board President- Elizabeth Dunn
Mrs. Dunn is the current Board President.  She was appointed to the Board of Education in February of 2013, elected in November of 2013 and re-elected in November of 2017.  Mrs. Dunn is a 1996 graduate from James A Garfield High School and a 2000 graduate from Hiram College with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education.  Mrs. Dunn continued her education by receiving a Master's in Education in Curriculum and Instruction in 2007.  Mrs. Dunn is currently employed by Lakeview Local Schools as a fifth grade teacher. 
Mrs. Dunn and her husband Eric live in Southington and have 2 children, Christopher  McCarty (a 2015 graduate of Chalker High School) and Sebastian Dunn who is a current student in the class of 2024. In her spare time Mrs. Dunn enjoys reading, doing puzzles, and spending time with her family.
 
 

Board Vice-President- Steve Gilanyi

Board Vice-President- Steve Gilanyi
Mr. Gilanyi is the current Board Vice-President.  He was elected in November of 2006 and has been serving on the Board since that time.  
Mr. Gilanyi is a 1982 graduate of Chalker High School and also a graduate of the Trumbull Career and Technical Center.
 
Mr. Gilanyi and his wife Shari (also a 1982 Chalker graduate) have lived in Southington their entire lives and have raised their 2 boys here: Ryan a 2006 graduate and Bradley a 2009 graduate.
 
Mr.  Gilanyi is currently employed as  a machinist for Gilanyi Engineering in Warren, Ohio and also operates a 200 acre grain farm on the family farm in Southington.
 
Mr Gilanyi is currently the athletic liaison for the Southington Board of Education.  

Board Member- Albert Haberstroh

Board Member- Albert Haberstroh
Mr. Haberstroh has served on the Board 5 different times with his current term being elected in November of 2017.  Mr. Haberstroh is a 1975 graduate of Warren J.F.K. and a graduate of Youngstown State University.
 
Mr. Haberstroh and his wife Pam have raised their 3 children in Southington, Jennifer a 1997 graduate, Erica a 1999 graduate and Michael 2002 graduate.
 
Mr. Haberstroh is currently employed with Brodell Medical.  Mr. Haberstroh also serves on NSBA FRN(Federal Relation Network), the Ohio School Board Association Board of Trustees and Regional Executive Committee.  He is the current legislative liaison for the Southington Board of Education and a member of the TCTC Board of Education.  
 

Board Member- Terry Kelly

Board Member- Terry Kelly
 Mr. Kelly was appointed to the Board in August of 2019.  Mr. Kelly is a 1968 graduate of Chalker High School.  He also attended Kent State University and Hiram.
 
Mr. Kelly and his wife Roberta (also a 1968 graduate of Chalker High School) have 4 children- all graduates of  Chalker High School, Stacy (1994), Matt (1997), Jon(1998) and Andrea(2000).
 
Mr. Kelly is retired from Delphi (Packard Electric).  
 
Mr. Kelly served as Southington Local School Athletic Director for 2 years.  He enjoys working with coaches and student athletes. 

Board Member- Richard Selep

Board Member- Richard Selep
 Mr. Selep was appointed to the Board of Education in January of 2017.  Mr. Selep is a graduate of Newton Falls High School and a graduate of Kent State University.  
 
Mr. Selep and his wife Betty Lou ( a 1977 graduate of Chalker High School) live in Southington and have 1 child, Richard who is a 2011 graduate of Chalker High School.
 
Mr. Selep is retired form the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
 
Mr. Selep is currently the Student Achievement Liaison for the Southington Board of Education.  
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