Mrs. Jean Brush has been a member of the LCESC
Governing Board since 1990. She is active in her church. Seeing
children succeed and helping families step up in life are the
rewards she receives from her countless hours of volunteerism.
Prior community involvement includes service at Forbes House,
the YMCA, St. Clair School, the Rape Crisis Center, Lake Health,
the courts and Neighboring.
Robert J. Dawson was elected to the Lake County
Educational Service Center Governing Board in 1996 and is
currently serving as the President of the governing board. He
also serves on the Lake County Fair Board and sits on the Ohio
Fair Managers Association Board of Directors. Mr. Dawson is a
member of the Auburn Career Center Board of Education, as are
all members of the LCESC Governing Board.
Mr. Dawson is the Program Administrator for Lake County
Department of Job and Family Services. He lives in Perry with
his wife, Dawn and has three children and two grandchildren.
Mrs. Brush lives in Painesville with her husband, James. They
have two grown children, Dr. James J. Brush and Betsy Chen. They
have three grandchildren, Sarah, Adrian and Colin.
David Foote, Sr. has served on the LCESC Governing Board
for 18 years, three of those years as board president. Prior to
his tenure with the Service Center, he served on the Madison
Board of Education for fourteen years. Mr. Foote was named
Madison-Perry Chamber of Commerce Businessman of the Year in
Mr. Foote and his wife Shirley live in Madison. They have four
grown sons and ten grandchildren.
Brian Kolkowski was elected to the Lake County
Educational Service Center Governing Board in 2007. Brian works
as an attorney and a director for two local companies. Brian
previously served as a board member for one of the local school
districts in Lake County, and has served our country honorably
as a United States Naval Officer. Brian holds both a doctorate
from Case Western Reserve University and a law degree from the
University of Toledo. Brian is an active volunteer with the Boy
Scouts and with local youth softball. Brian lives in Leroy
Township with his wife and two children, who attend schools in
Ann Radcliffe is the newest member of the Lake County
Educational Service Center Governing Board. Ms. Radcliffe was
elected to the Board in 2009.