Board of Education

Board of Education

Board of Education

The Defiance City Schools Board of Education encourages and appreciates the attendance of parents, students, staff members, and other interested citizens at their meetings. The decisions of the Board of Education affect students' education and future, as well as the overall well-being of the community.

The Board of Education welcomes your comments, questions and concerns. They can be reached by email at

Mr. Garry Rodenberger, President
Mrs. Cathy Davis, Member 
Mr. Wesley Moats, Member
Mrs. Christine Oberlin, Member
Mr. Ken Wetstein, (resigned June 24, 2019)

Defiance City Schools Board of Education is accepting letters of interest for vacant seat

The Defiance City Schools Board of Education is beginning the process to fill a vacancy on the board created by the resignation of Mr. Ken Wetstein, who is relocating to another state.  The board plans to appoint the new board member at its regularly scheduled meeting on July 10 and the new board member will then serve a term of five (5) months.  Should the selected individual wish to remain on the board past that time, he or she would need to run for election in November 2019.

Individuals interested in interviewing for the appointed position should submit a letter of interest and resume to the Defiance City Schools Board of Education, 801 S. Clinton St. Defiance Ohio 43512, attention Mr. Garry Rodenberger, Board President.  The deadline for submission is July 5, 2019.  Board members are expected to attend two (2) meetings each month, special meetings as required, scheduled committee and school events, and to serve as a respected liaison between the school community and district administration.  The board of education is responsible for the governance of the district as well as the employment and supervision of the district's superintendent and treasurer.

For more information or for questions regarding the vacancy, please contact Mr. Rodenberger, Board President at, Mr. Struble, Superintendent, at or Robert Morton, incoming Superintendent, at



Board of Education Meeting
On 7/10/2019 at 5:00 PM
At High School Conference Room
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