DECA PREP Governing Board

Members

Chairman

Matthew O. Diggs
Retired CEO, Chairman
Copeland Corporation
2305 Far Hills Ave.  Suite 202
Dayton, OH 45419

937-223-7587
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Vice Chairman

Ronald F. Budzik
Retired Vice President, Mead Corporation
7395 Cades Cove
Centerville, OH 45459

937-433-2309
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Parent Representative

Jacqueline Phillips
4673 Hedgewood Dr.
Dayton, OH 45402-1460
937-225-3026 (w)
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Ex Officio
University of Dayton

Patrick Donnelly
Assistant Provost
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH  45469-1634
937-229-2245
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Ex Officio

David Taylor
Chief Academic Officer
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-2930
937-229-5783 (w)

Ex Officio

Judy A. Hennessey
DECA Superintendent/CEO
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-2930

937-229-5780 (w)
937-414-0869 (c)
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Treasurer

Nick Martin
300 College Park
Dayton, OH  45469-2930
937-414-7678 (c)
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Invited Attendees


Board Member

Michael E. Carter
Senior Advisor to the President
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street
Dayton, OH 45402-1460
937-512-3883 (w)
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Board Member

Dr. Annesa Cheek
Vice President, School & Community Partnerships
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street, Room 12-224
Dayton, OH 45402
937-512-4115 (w)
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Board Member

Thomas E. Bettcher
Retired CEO, Emerson Climate Technologies
225 Haver Rd.
Dayton, OH 45419
937-626-7004 (c)
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Board Member

Mike McQuiston
Partner, The Connor Group
10510 Springboro Pike
Miamisburg, OH  45342
937-434-3095 (w)
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Board Member

Vince Russo 
1957 Stonewood Drive
Dayton, OH 45432
937-369-9476 (c) 
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Board Member

Thomas P. Whelley II
Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
One South Main St., Suite 1300
Dayton, OH  45402
937-463-4931
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Board Member

David Gasper
President, Assisted Patrol
2130 Hedge Gate Drive
Dayton, OH 45431
937-673-8654 (c)
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Board Member

Kevin Scroggins
Pastor
Blessed Rock3 Arnold Place

  Dayton, OH 45402

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Sponsor Representatives

Kathryn Mullen Upton
Director of Sponsorship
Thomas B. Fordham Foundation
2600 Far Hills Ave. #216
Dayton, OH 45419
937-227-3368
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Theda Sampson
Thomas B. Fordham Foundation
2600 Far Hills Ave. Suite 216
Dayton, OH  45419
937-227-3368
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One in six children who is not reading proficiently in the third grade does not graduate from high school on time." (Hernandez, 2011)

Board Meetings
2016-2017

In compliance with the Sunshine Law of the Ohio Revised Code, Governing Board meetings are listed below for the 2016-17 academic year:

July 20, 2016

August 17, 2016 - **CANCELED**

September 21, 2016

October 19, 2016

November 5, 2016 - Board Retreat Meeting 8:30 to 1:00

November 16, 2016  - **CANCELED**

December 14, 2016 

January 18, 2017 - Located in the Wright State Student Academic Success Center - Classroom building room 205

February 15, 2017

March 15, 2017

April 19, 2017

May 17, 2017

June 21, 2017

Unless otherwise noted, all board meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 5:00 P.M. at DECA in the Board Room.