GALLIA COUNTY - After months of reviewing resumes and interviewing candidates, the search for a new superintendent is over for Gallia County Local Schools
Board member Scott Williamson introduced Jude Meyers at Monday night's board meeting, inviting Meyers to "come on up" and sit with the board.
The board voted at the meeting to employ Meyers
on a three-year contract.
Most of Meyers' teaching and administrative experience comes from northern Ohio schools; he taught social studies and served as head basketball coach for 10 years at Woodmore High School in Woodville, before which he taught at St. Joseph's Catholic School in Fremont.
After Woodmore, Meyers spent five years as assistant principal and athletic director at Genoa High School, after which he was principal of Allen Elementary School.
Following his tenure at Allen, he served as principal of Fostoria High School before being named at superintendent of Old Fort Local Schools.
currently holds a superintendent license, an assistant superintendent license, a principal license, and a teaching license in comprehensive social studies.
He earned a master's degree in educational administration and supervision from Bowling Green State University, and he holds an undergraduate degree from Capital University.
In addition to Meyers
, Halley, and Williamson, those present at Tuesday's
board meeting were Melvin Carter, Terry Halley, Stephanie Mulford, and Billy Swain.