Huber Heights School Council members will interview six candidates looking for the next District Superintendent, and most of them have local links.
Superintendent Susan Gunnell leaves her position on July 31, ending a 35-year period in the district, including the last seven as superintendent.
The six candidates selected for interviews are Mario Basora, Jason Enix, Lou Kramer, Tracey Miller, Jeff Patrick and Scott Reeves.
The first series of interviews will take place on February 4th and 5th. The interviews with the finalists will be held on February 12th and the date of entry into office of the new Superintendent is August 1st.
Basora is the current director of the Yellow Springs schools and previously served as a principal at Wyoming Middle School and Princeton Middle School. He has presented at the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA) and created a more in-depth learning center in Yellow Springs.
Enix is the Deputy Director of Beavercreek City Schools and graduated from Wayne High School in 1993. He evaluates Beavercreek directors and has experience in union negotiations.
Kramer is currently Director of the London City Schools and has been Director of the Northeast Local Schools. He has expanded STEM programs and College Credit Plus courses. He is also involved with BASA.
Miller is the current Deputy Superintendent of Dublin City Schools and has been Director of Operations and Secondary and Senior Education at Dublin Coffman High School. He has also worked in Hamilton and Lima.
Patrick is the current director of business and classified staff of Fairborn City Schools. He has been Superintendent of Franklin Monroe Local Schools, has experience in union bargaining and has facilitated budget postponements while being superintendent in two districts.
Reeves is the current Executive Director of Secondary Education at Westerville City Schools. He created a department dedicated to student success and career preparation. Reeves has a track record of leadership success at local cooking councils.
Gunnell started with Huber Heights as a school psychologist, then went on to become superintendent. She described the privilege of working for the school district and thanked the school staff, parents, community members and school board for the emphasis on the students.