Board of Education

Board of Education

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Jordan Greenwald

Jordan Greenwald
President
greenwaldj@northcantonschools.org
(330) 495-6748

Jordan Greenwald returned to the Board in January 2016 after having served from 2008-2011. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from The Ohio State University.

Jordan is an owner of GDK & Company, a local financial services and benefits firm. He is a member of the North Canton Rotary, the Chairman of the North Canton Civil Service Commission, and a trustee of the North Canton Chamber of Commerce as well as the Stark Development Board. His is also Vice President of the North Canton Student Loan Foundation and a board member of Arts in Stark.

Dr. Bob Roden

Dr. Bob Roden
(330) 497-5600 
 
Dr. Roden earned his Ed.D and M.A. from the University of Akron and his B.A. from Walsh University.

A retired educator, Dr. Roden worked as a teacher and principal in Canton City Schools as well as North Canton City Schools, where he also served as the Superintendent of schools.  Dr. Roden was an Associate Superintendent at the Stark County Educational Service Center and Canton City Schools and Interim Superintendent in various Stark County districts. In addition, he was Principal at Hartville Elementary School and  Dean of Students at the Portage Collaborative Montessori School.

Dr. Roden has helped with 3rd/6th grade leadership development at Portage Collaborative Montessori School, and he serves on the CHARACTER COUNTS! Committee in North Canton. He volunteers as a pianist for the residents at House of Loreto nursing home and an organist, a pianist, and a choir member of his church. Other activities include dog therapy at Aultman Hospital, Stark Parks Trailblazer and North Canton Public Library Board.

Jessica Stroia

Jessica Stroia photo
(330) 715-4034  
 
A graduate of Hoover High School, Mrs. Stroia received a B.S. in Organizational Management from Malone University. She works as an administrative assistant at the 415 Group, Inc. She has served as the secretary for the North Canton Charter Review Commission and as a member of the North Canton Zoning Board of Appeals. She also volunteers as a coach for T-ball and basketball for the YMCA. 

Susie Hertler VanVranken

Susie Hertler VanVrankenvanvrankens@northcantonschools.org
(330) 495-9333
 
Mrs. VanVranken began her first term in January 2016. A Hoover graduate, Susie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Ashland University.

She taught Health and Physical Education in Plain Local Schools and then for 17 years in North Canton City Schools before retiring in 2011. She is a member of the North Canton Hoover Alumni Association and the Aultman Hospital Women's Board. 

Andrea Ziarko

Andrea Ziarko photo
(330) 495-7442 
 
An alumna of Hoover High School, Andrea Ziarko obtained her B.S. in accounting from Indiana University and her J.D. from The Ohio State University Morwitz College of Law in 2001. She is a lawyer at Baker, Dublikar, Beck, Wiley & Mathews in North Canton.

Ms. Ziarko is a member of the Stark County Bar Association and the Community Involvement Committee.  In addition, she is a member of the North Canton Charter Review Commission  and the Board of Trustees for the North Canton YMCA. She is also a sustaining Member of the Junior League of Stark County. She previously served on the North Canton Public Library Board of Trustees.

Board of Education Meeting Dates

  • Meetings are scheduled on the third Wednesday of each month in Hoover High School's Media Center.
  • Dates and/or times may be changed or added. These will be noted by information releases from the Treasurer's Office

Board of Education Sub-Committees

Academics and Arts
Dr. Robert Roden
Susie VanVranken

Athletics
Andrea Ziarko
Susie VanVranken

Finance/Business/Operations
Andrea Ziarko
Jordan Greenwald

Policies
Dr. Robert Roden
Jessica Stroia

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