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Edison Local Board of Education

Aaron Richardson of Richmond, Ohio was elected to the Edison Local School Board in 2017. A former student of Edison High School, he has a BS in Political Science from the University of Akron and a JD from the University of Akron School of Law. Aaron is currently a partner at Blake, Bednar Blake, and Richardson in Steubenville. He is married to Kimberlie Richardson and enjoys fishing, golf, and working on classic cars.

Ron Smyth of East Springfield, Ohio has been serving on the Edison Local School Board since January of 2018. A graduate of Springfield High School, Ron has a BS in Education from Kent State University.  Over his career he has served as a bus driver, teacher, coach, and athletic director for Edison Local Schools. He had the unique opportunity to coach at each of the district’s three original high schools. Ron currently serves as a member of the OVAC basketball committee. Ron and his wife Nancy have two children: Kim and Mark. He has also been a Freemason for over 25 years and member of the Loyal Order of Moose for 32 years. Now that Ron has retired, he enjoys watching sports.

Scott Lockhart of Empire, Ohio has served on the Edison Local School Board since 2010. A graduate of Beaver Local High School, he has a BS and a MS from Mountain State University. Scott is the Compliance Officer at Hancock County Savings Bank and holds a CRCM certification from the American Bankers Association.  He serves as the Vice Chairperson for Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, the Vice President of Edison Central League Baseball and Softball Association, a board member of East Liverpool Rotary, the President of WVO Basketball Association, and a member of Columbiana County Umpires Association.  He and his wife, Cindy, have a daughter Kelsie and son Tyler. Scott enjoys being a movie extra, golfing, playing softball, officiating basketball, and being a baseball and softball umpire.

2020 Board Meeting Dates

All meetings begin at 6:00 p.m.

  • February 20, 2020                                  Stanton
  • March 19, 2020                                        Edison High School
  • April 16, 2020                                           John Gregg
  • May 21, 2020                                            Edison High School
  • June 18, 2020                                           Stanton
  • July 16, 2020                                             Stanton
  • August 20, 2020                                       Edison High School
  • September 17, 2020                                 John Gregg
  • October 15, 2020                                      Stanton
  • November 19, 2020                                 Edison High School
  • December 17, 2020                                  John Gregg