THIS UPDATES STORY PUBLISHED EARLIER fRIDAY, mAY 1, 2020: Vacancies to be filled at the May 12 board meeting

NEWS RELEASE: Susanne Quigley, Chief Information Officer – UPDATE FROM KEVIN HAWLEY, TREASURER, LCSD: 

LOVELAND, OH (May 1, 2020 2:11 p.m.) – The Board of Education for Loveland City Schools will hold a special meeting on May 6th at 5 p.m. virtually per HB197 and the current Stay at Home Order for the purpose of interviewing and considering interested candidates for Board of Education vacancies. The Board will enter into executive session to consider the appointment of public officials. No action will be taken. The link for the meeting will be available in advance of the meeting on the district’s website If additional meetings are necessary for the purpose of interviewing interested candidates they will be communicated accordingly.   

LOVELAND, OH (May 1, 2020) – The Loveland Board of Education has received the resignations of Art Jarvis and Ned Portune. Both are effective immediately.

                                Art Jarvis resigned from LCSD Board of Education Thursday, April 30, (Provided) 

                   Ned Portune resigned from LCSD Board of Education Thursday, April 30 (File Photo)

Due to these vacancies, in accordance with board policy and applicable state law, the board is now seeking qualified and interested candidates from the Loveland City School District community. Applicants should submit a notice of interest in writing to Treasurer Kevin Hawley ( by 5 p.m. on Monday, May 4. Applicants should include biographical information, address, affirmation of voter registration, and a short statement describing qualifications and reasons for filling the role of Board Member of the Loveland City School District. Both of these positions would be for service through December 2021.

Under Ohio law, the board must make appointments to fill the vacancies at its next board meeting, not earlier than 10 days after the vacancies occurred. The next meeting satisfying the timeframe is scheduled for May 12, 2020. The board has scheduled a meeting for May 6 for the purpose of interviewing candidates. If additional meetings are required prior to May 12, they will be communicated accordingly.