Monday, November 12, 2012

Dennis Leone, a former STRS Ohio board member, has announced his candidacy for a retired seat on the STRS board in the upcoming election, to be held March 1 - May 7, 2013.
Dr. Leone, a strong advocate for retired educators, served as an STRS Retiree Board Member between 2005 and 2009. In addition, he testified at the Statehouse in 2011 and 2012 on needed changes in the proposed pension solvency law. Before retiring, he served as a superintendent of schools in Ohio for 23 years, including the Chillicothe City School District, the Oxford-Talawanda School District, and the Liberty Center Local School District. He is currently teaching graduate level School Law courses at Ashland University and frequently testifies on legislation affecting public education.
See the article below for information on his reform initiatives while a member of the STRS board; additional articles follow. Anyone willing to sign or circulate petitions to help get Dr. Leone’s name on the STRS Retiree Board Member ballot may contact Kathie Bracy at
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