School Board Contacts

Chris Sizemore, President
3310 Shaker Rd.
Franklin, Ohio 45005
(937) 743-0174
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Chris Sizemore  is currently serving his third term on the Franklin City Schools Board of Education and as President for the 2014 year. He previously served two years as Board President and two years as Vice President. He has also served as co-chair of the district’s Finance Committee since his first year on the board.

Mr. Sizemore is a 1988 graduate of Franklin High School. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1993 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and is employed by AK Steel. He began his career there as an electrical engineering co-op student while at University of Cincinnati; he then was hired full-time as an electrical engineer in 1993.  He is currently the Energy & Utilities Department Manager.

Mr. Sizemore and his wife Gina, who is also a Franklin High School graduate, have three children currently attending Franklin City Schools.

 

Current Term Expires 12/31/2017

 

 

Lori Raleigh, Member
16 West Seventh Street
Franklin, Ohio 45005
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Lori Raleigh is currently in her third term as a member Franklin City Schools Board of Education. During her tenure, she has served as Board President and Vice-President . She is a member of the Ohio School Boards Association, and is the district’s liaison to Franklin City Council. She has served as co-chair of the district’s Finance Committee.  She is currently serving her third term as the representative for Franklin City Schools to the Warren County Career Center and is Franklin City Schools’ representative to the Region 13 Advisory Council.

Mrs. Raleigh is a lifelong resident of Franklin and has worked for 24 years as a self-employed daycare provider. She and her husband Bill are the proud parents of Franklin High School graduates Billy and Derek, and proud grandparents of two grandchildren.

Mrs. Raleigh’s passion for children, education, and Franklin inspired her to serve as a member of the Franklin City Schools Board of Education and she looks forward to continuing to serve the district’s children and the community.

Current Term Expires 12/31/2015

 

 

 

  

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Bob Knipper,  Member
17 Holly Street
Franklin, Ohio 45005
(937) 746-0323
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Bob Knipper is serving his first four year term as of January 13, 2014.  Mr. Knipper is a 1981 graduate of Northwest High School and holds a degree in Business Management.  Mr. Knipper is employed by Huntington National Bank as an AVP of the Franklin Office.

Mr. Knipper is a former Vice-Mayor of Franklin and served on Franklin City Council for 10 years.  Mr. Knipper also served as a member of the Planning Commission and Economic Development for the City of Franklin.  Mr. Knipper is also a former President of the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce.  Mr. Knipper is currently President of the Franklin Athletic Boosters.  Mr. Knipper has been a resident of Franklin since 1999.

 

Mr. Knipper and his wife Libby, who is a Franklin graduate, have three sons, Jordan, Brent and Ryan.

 

Current Term Expires 12/31/2017

 

 

 

 

 

 Rachel Wolfinbarger
Rachel Ruppert-Wolfinbarger, Member
6490 S. Dixie Highway
Franklin, Ohio 45005
(419) 351-2119
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Rachel Ruppert-Wolfinbarger is currently serving her first term on the Franklin City Schools Board of Education which began January 2014.

Mrs. Ruppert-Wolfinbarger is a lifelong resident of Franklin and a 2002 graduate of Franklin High School. She graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2006 with a B.A. in Political Science and from the University of Toledo, College of Law, with a Juris Doctor in 2009. Mrs. Ruppert-Wolfinbarger is an attorney with the law firm of Ruppert, Bronson & Ruppert, Co. L.P.A. in Franklin. 

Mrs. Ruppert-Wolfinbarger has been involved in the Franklin community through previous levy efforts and through membership on the Franklin Area Community Services and United Way of Warren County boards. Her decision to seek membership on the Board of Education was driven by a desire to ensure that each and every student receives the best education the Franklin City School District can provide.

Mrs. Ruppert-Wolfinbarger and her husband John, who is also a graduate of Franklin High School, reside in Franklin with their daughter.  

Current Term Expires 12/31/2017

 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Andrew Fleming, Member
168 Charles Court
Franklin, OH 45005
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Andrew Fleming is currently serving his first term on the Franklin City Schools Board of Education, filling a vacant Board seat, beginning July 2014.

Mr. Fleming is a lifelong resident of Franklin and a 2000 graduate of Franklin High School.  He graduated from Wright State University in 2004 with a B.S. and 2009 with a M.S., both in Mechanical Engineering.  Mr. Fleming is a Lead Engineer/Technologist at General Electric Aviation in Cincinnati.  Prior to that position he was a Federal Civil Servant at the Air Force Research Laboratory.

Mr. Fleming has been involved in the Franklin community through school levy campaign efforts, youth sports coaching, and teaching at Pennyroyal Baptist Church.  His desire to serve the Franklin community and guarantee that each student has an opportunity to succeed led to his decision to apply for the vacant Board seat.

 Mr. Fleming and his wife, Jennifer, who is also a graduate of Franklin High School, reside in Franklin with their two children, Ethan and Eva.

 

Current Term Expires 12/31/2015

 

 

 

 

 

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