Ohio

COMMISSIONER

Pete LuPiba

Primary Point Of Contact

Pete LuPiba

Executive Director

OBM Communications

30 East Broad Street, Floor 34

Columbus, OH, 43215

pete.lupiba@obm.ohio.gov, ph 614.466.6573

secondary point of contact

Chip Merkle

Youth Specialist

Beightler Armory

2825 W. Dublin-Granville Rd

Columbus, OH 43235

william.j.merkle5.ctr@mail.mil,

ph 614.336.7456 or 614.296.7694

Danny Eakins

Ohio Dept of Veterans Services,

77 South High Street

Columbus, OH, 43215

daniel.eakins@dvs.ohio.gov, ph 614.728.4925

Chief State School Officer

Paolo DeMaria, State Superintendent, Ohio Department of Education

 

Education Designee

Pete LuPiba, Executive Director, OBM Communications

 

Military Family Education Liaison

Janet Wynn, School Liaison Officer, Wright-Patterson AFB

 

Military/DoD Representative

Lt Col Renardo Brown, 88 Dep MSG CC, Wright-Patterson AFB

 

thomas d. rutan State Council Members - ohio

Pete LuPiba, OBM Communications and Council Chair

 

Danny Eakins, Ohio Department of Veterans Services

 

Janet Wynn, School Liaison Officer – Wright-Patterson AFB

 

Roxanne Price, Ohio High School Athletic Association

 

Shari Obrenski, Ohio Federation of Teachers

 

Julie Davis, Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators

 

Sherry Ems, United Services Organization (USO)

 

Ken Baker, Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators

 

Dave Axner, Buckeye Association of School Administrators

 

Tammy Puff, The Honorable Mike DeWine – Office of the Governor

 

Jason Durell, School Counselor – Olentangy Local Schools

 

Lt Col Renardo Brown, 88 Dep MSG CC, Wright-Patterson AFB

 

Senator Andy Brenner, Ohio State Senate

 

Senator Kenny Yuko, Ohio State Senate

 

Representative Tracy Richardson, Ohio House of Representatives

 

Representative Casey Weinstein, Ohio House of Representatives

 

Jared Shank, Director, Military and Apprenticeship Initiatives

 

Chip Merkle, Ohio National Guard – Education Programs

 

Chris Picha, Ohio Department of Veterans Services

 

Susan Boggs, Ohio School Counselor Association

 

Andreana Tartt, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

 

Mark Scherer, Ohio National Guard – Youth Programs

 

Chad Wyen, District Superintendent – Mad River Local Schools

 

William Stratton, U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion

 

Corey O’Brien, Ohio Association of Purple Star Schools (Hamilton Township HS Teacher)

 

Sheila Ragland, Ohio Parent Teacher Association

 

Michelle Lewis, Ohio Association of Purple Star Schools (Hyatts MS Teacher)

 

Erin Lunday, Wright Patterson AFB Community

 

Dave Schklar, Troops to Teachers

 

Ashley Twedt, Ohio Association of Purple Star Schools (Bellville ES Teacher)

 

Venessa Menerey, Ohio Department of Education

 

State Council Meetings

Ohio State Council Meeting, May 10, 2017

Ohio State Council Meeting, August 23, 2017

Ohio State Council Meeting, December 13, 2017

Ohio State Council Meeting, May 14, 2018

Agenda May 14, 2018

Ohio State Council Meeting, November 15, 2018

Agenda November 15, 2018

 

State Website

Supporting Ohio's Military Families - Ohio Department of Education

 

end of year report

Ohio Report 2017-18

Ohio Report 2018-19

 

Resources

Interstate Compact in Ohio Statute

Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission (MIC3)

1776 Avenue of the States

Lexington, KY 40511

 

Phone: 859-244-8000  | Fax: 859-244-8001