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Address: 248 Front Ave SW | New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Phone: 330-364-0600
Fax: 330-364-9310
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Board of Education Members
  • Dave Frantz
  • Jim Parrish 
  • Janna Leeper
  • Denver Gallentine - Vice-President
  • Chris Weaver - President 
Board members can be contacted through the NPCSD switchboard - 330.364.0600.
Written correspondence for individual Board Members can be sent to the NPCSD office at:
248 Front Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Board of Education Meeting Dates
All meetings start at 7:30 pm at the Front Administration Building (Unless Noted).


Meeting Type

January 14, 2019

Organizational Meeting

January 14, 2019

Regular Meeting (Directly following organizational meeting)

February 11, 2019

Regular Meeting

March 4, 2019

Work Session

March 18, 2019

Regular Meeting  

April 1, 2019

Work Session (WMS - Auditorium)

April 15, 2019

Regular Meeting

May 6, 2019

Work Session (East Elementary)

May 20, 2019

Regular Meeting 5:30 pm

June 6, 2019 Work Session  7:00 pm  

June 17, 2019

Regular Meeting

July 8, 2019Special Meeting 7:30 pm 

July 23, 2019

Regular Meeting 7:00 pm

August 5, 2019

Work Session

August 19, 2019

Regular Meeting at the Quaker Dome

September 16, 2019

Regular Meeting

October 7, 2019

Work Session

October 21, 2019

Regular Meeting

October 25, 2019Special Meeting (5PM)

November 4, 2019

Work Session  (7PM)

November 11,2019 
Work Session (Columbus, OH)
No Action will be taken at any of the worksessions
12 pm - 1 pm  Bucca di Beppo, 343 N. Front Street Columbus, OH 
4 pm - 5 pm South Cafe and Market Place, Greater Columbus Convention Center- Level One, 400 North High St Columbus, OH
8 pm - 10 pm Gallerie Bistro, Hilton Columbus Downtown, 401 North High St Columbus, OH 

November 18, 2019

Regular Meeting

December 16, 2019

Regular Meeting

2019 Committee Assignments

Park Board

Frantz & Parrish

Buckeye Career Center


Legislative Liaison


Student Achievement


Quaker Foundation


QDA Foundation



Frantz & Gallentine


Frantz & Parrish


Leeper & Weaver

Quaker Compass

Leeper & Weaver



OSBA Delegate

Gallentine (Alternate: Leeper)

Meet Our Board of Education
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weaver Chris Weaver, 2019 President
Chris Weaver, Executive Vice President of Weaver Leather, has served on the New Philadelphia City School’s Board of Education for 11 years. He also serves as a Quaker Foundation Board member, volunteers at Community and School events, and works on multiple fundraising campaigns each year.  Read More...
Gallentine Denver Gallentine, 2019 Vice President
Denver Gallentine, a retired Educator from the New Philadelphia School District after 35 years in education, has served on the New Philadelphia City School’s Board of Education for 1 year. He has also served as an Elder at First Christian Church (1996-2002), A Deacon at First Christian Church (2002-2017), and also helps coach several youth sports including Biddy Basketball, PeeWee Football, Little League Baseball, and softball.  Read More...
Frantz Dave Frantz
Dave Frantz, the owner of Frantz Grinding Co., has served on the New Philadelphia City School’s Board of Education for 11 years. Mr. Frantz formerly served as the 2018 Board President and as a Buckeye Career Center Board member. Currently, he serves on the New Philadelphia Park Board, New Philadelphia Cemetery Board, Tuscarawas County Soap Box Derby Association, is a Quaker Foundation Scholarship Sponsor, an Akron Children's Hospital parent mentor, and a Federal/State Advocate for National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions.  Read More...
Leeper Janna Leeper
Janna Leeper, A Licensed Independent Social Worker for Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital, has served on the New Philadelphia City School’s Board of Education for 1 year. Ms. Leeper is a trauma specialist and trained in EMDR, and provides supervision and guidance to individuals seeking their independent licensure. Janna is a member of Faith Christian Church, volunteers at South Elementary and participates in numerous activities with her children.  Read More...
Parrish Jim Parrish
Jim Parrish, Fire Chief- New Philadelphia Fire Department, has served on the New Philadelphia City School’s Board of Education for 2 years. Mr. Parrish is trained as a Firefighter I & II, EMT-Paramedic, Fire Safety Inspector, Fire Instructor, Fire Officer III, and a Critical Care Flight Paramedic. Jim also serves on the district's Building and Safety Committees. He and his family are members of the First Christian Church.  Read More...
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