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Governing Board

Mr. 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. 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.

    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.

    Mr. 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 1993.

    Mr. Foote and his wife Shirley live in Madison. They have four grown sons and ten grandchildren.

    Dr. 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 the area.
    Ann RadcliffeMs. Ann Radcliffe is the newest member of the Lake County Educational Service Center Governing Board.  Ms. Radcliffe was elected to the Board in 2009.