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A graduate of Southview High School, Julie began her service on the Sylvania Board of Education member in 2010.  She graduated from The University of Toledo with a B.A. in psychology. Later, she earned her Juris Doctorate from The University of Toledo College of Law. Passionate about advocating for children, Julie is an attorney in private practice with a focus on family law and has spent much of her career working as a Guardian Ad Litem for abused and neglected children. She is the proud mother of two Northview graduates: Emily, who is currently attending law school at Case Western Reserve University, and Caity, who is at Capital University pursuing an undergraduate degree in middle childhood education. Julie is honored to serve the Sylvania community.  
Shannon Szyperski
Prior to joining the Board in 2018, Shannon had a longstanding relationship with Sylvania Schools. A 1994 Northview graduate, she also attended Maplewood and Arbor Hills. As a Sylvania Schools parent, she served seven years as a parent organization officer, including terms as president of Sylvan Parent Organization, McCord Parent Organization, and Sylvania Schools Parent Organization. Shannon is married to Mike Szyperski, also a Northview graduate. They are currently raising three Sylvan/McCord/Southview students, Jack, Elaine, and Lucy. Professionally, Shannon is a copywriter who writes websites, brochures, scripts, and other copy for local, national, and global companies. Personally, she is a dedicated lifelong learner with a passion for geography, technology, multimedia, social media, and community service.
Ruslan Slutsky
Ruslan Slutsky began his service on the Sylvania Schools Board of Education in 2019. Ruslan is a professor of early childhood education in the Judith Herb College of Education at the University of Toledo. He is a graduate of the Ohio State University and moved with his wife, Mindy, to Sylvania in 2001 to begin his career at UT. His children Jordan and Jacob are both graduates of Sylvan Elementary and McCord Junior High. Jordan is presently a junior at Northview, and Jacob is beginning high school as a freshman at Southview.
Greg Feller
Greg Feller began his service on the Sylvania Schools Board of Education in 2020. He is a graduate of Purdue University and moved with his wife, Christine, to Sylvania in 2003. His three children currently attend Sylvania Schools; Katie attends Southview, Ethan attends Timberstone, and Jack attends Central Trail. Professionally, Greg is a civil engineer specializing in real estate development and is owner/president of a civil engineering firm, Feller, Finch and Associates. Greg is currently on the Toledo Home Builders Association Board, SAJRD Board, and 
Sylvania Rec Board and was a past board member of Habitat for Humanity.

Kimberly Conklin
Kimberly attended Bowling Green State University where she obtained a degree in Journalism.  After a period of active duty in the United States Army (Air Defense) she attended The University of Toledo’s College of Law. She has been an attorney for 18 years with The Kerger Law Firm. Kimberly's practice is focused on labor and employment law and general litigation.  She is a member of the Toledo Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association. Kimberly's family, originally from Toledo,  made several moves during her childhood and she's proud to say she attended five different elementary schools and three high schools located in three different states during her public school journey. Kimberly moved to Sylvania in 1998 and currently lives with her husband Shaun, and two children, Claire, who attends McCord and Bree, who attends Highland. Kim is an active member of the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio and currently co-leads two troops. In her free time, Kim is an avid camper and cherishes anytime she can get in front of a campfire.   
*Board agendas/minutes prior to 2003, please contact the Treasurer's Office at 419-824-8521
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Presentation to the Board: Reset & Restart
June 8, 2020
Slides: 2020-2021 Reset and Restart (PDF) (RTF
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