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Current Board Members

Mr. Chad EnglemanPresident

cengleman@finneytown.org

Term Ends – December 2021

Mr. Chadwick Engleman is serving as President for 2021.  He was elected to the Finneytown Board of Education in November, 2017 for a four-year term. 

Mr. Engleman attended Walnut Hills High School and the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Theatre Design and Production.  Chad has worked in the theatrical field for over 18 years as Technical Director, Production Manager, as well as Operations Manager for companies including Opera Theatre of Lucca, Italy; Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, and River City Scenic. Chad has also been a guest lecturer at the University of Cincinnati (CCM) and Panel Presenter at USITT.

Chad has been an active volunteer for several Cincinnati and Finneytown committees including serving on the Board of Directors for the Stuart S. Cooper Building Fund Inc. (2013-2017), Springfield Township Neighborhood Master Plan Steering Committee, FLSD After Prom installation, and The FLSD All Day Kindergarten Committee.

Chad is employed as the Operations Manager at Scenic Solutions. LLC.  He and his family moved to Finneytown in 2013.  Chad and his wife Laura are the parents of two current Finneytown students. 

Mr. Tony Gast – Vice President

tgast@finneytown.org

Term Ends – December 2023

Mr. Tony Gast is serving as Vice President for 2021.  He was elected to the Finneytown Board of Education in November, 2015 for a four-year term.

Mr. Gast, a graduate of Indian Hill High School and Purdue University, is employed as a scientific developer at 84.51° in Cincinnati.  He and his family moved to Finneytown in 1992 and since then he has been an active volunteer in civic and school organizations.

He and his wife Dawn are parents of seven Finneytown graduates.  Mr. Gast is the former president of the Finneytown Music Parents Association and was the leader of equipment transportation for the marching band.  He is also a former FAA baseball, soccer and softball coach and serves as the Secondary PTA representative for Kroger Community Rewards.  Mr. Gast enjoys volunteering with the Special Riders program at Winton Woods Riding Center.

In 2014, Mr. Gast was honored with the Finneytown Elementary PTA “Friend of Children” Award.

Mrs. Cindy Rebman

crebman@finneytown.org

Term Ends: December 2021

Mrs. Rebman is serving her third term on the Finneytown Board of Education (first term 2006 -2009; second term 2013-2017). She and her husband Mike moved to Finneytown in 1986. Their sons Matt (‘07) and Joe (‘09) each thrived while attending Finneytown schools, K through 12. Both have gone on to successfully complete degrees at universities.

Cindy received her Practical Nursing Certificate from Northern Ky. Health Occupations Center. She is currently employed at Wyoming HS as an Educational Assistant in the special services department. Cindy has spent many volunteer hours working with students and through PTA and FMPA activities. Cindy also co-chaired the 2004 operating levy campaign.

Cindy looks forward to her third term as a school board member and serving all students and families who choose Finneytown as their school district.

Mr. James Reeb

jreeb@finneytown.org

Mr. James Reeb was appointed to the board in October, 2021, taking over the vacated seat of Joyce Johnson  through December 2023. 

Mr. Reeb attended Finneytown Schools for Kindergarten through 12th grade. He graduated Salutatorian from Finneytown in 2014. His wife, Rebecca, also graduated from Finneytown in the same year. In high school, Mr. Reeb played saxophone in marching band and bassoon in concert band. He was also the lighting designer for five theatrical shows and was Student Council Secretary for three years.  

He went on to study at Hillsdale College in Michigan, graduating in December 2017 with a Major in Politics and Minor in Latin. During college, he and his wife were active volunteers with Young Life and their church. Mr. Reeb currently is employed as a social studies teacher at Summit Academy Transition High School in Cincinnati. His family attends Red Door Church in Forest Park. 

Mr. Reeb’s brother is a senior at Finneytown, and his  brother-in-law is in 8th grade in the Middle School. His wife also has two other siblings who went through Finneytown Schools. He and his wife have one daughter who is two years old. Mr. Reeb is looking forward to contributing his experience as a teacher and alumnus to the board over the next two years. 

Term ends – December 2023


Mrs. Ranesha Gordon

raneshagordon@finneytown.org

Term ends – December 2021

Mrs. Ranesha Gordon was appointed to the board in June, 2021 taking over the vacated seat of Ms. Mamphey and Mr. Stuhlreyer through December 2021.

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