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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Huron Educational Foundation is managed by the ten-member Board of Directors including three Principal Officers. Director terms are three years.

The Board of Directors meets monthly at the Huron Public Library. 

Sharon Barnes 

President

Sharon Barns

Sharon Barnes grew up in Dearborn Michigan but has spent the last 53 years leaving footprints in Huron and the Erie County area.  She spent her career in the heart of her husband’s family business, Barnes Nursery. 

Jim Murray

Vice President

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Jim Murray is a public interest attorney and s a member of Huron High School Alumni Association. Jim and his wife have three children and reside in Huron, Ohio.

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Laura Dahnke

Treasurer

Jerod Blakely

Director

Jerod Blakely

Jerod Blakely, a Huron native and a proud alumnus of Huron High School, serves as a source of advice, counsel, leadership, and fundraising for several local organizations and non-profits…

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Mike Heydinger, born and reared in Norwalk, graduated from the University of Dayton with his BA in Education, took his MA in English from BGSU, and his Specialist Degree in...

Mike Heydinger

Representative of Huron Alumni Association

Joel Hagy

Joel Hagy, son of former Huron teacher and coach Jess Hagy, is a retired colonel from the U.S. Army and lives in Huron with his wife Jenny, and they have two children currently enrolled in the Huron City School District…

Joel Hagy

Director

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Jody Mast

Huron City School Board Representative

Michael Ritzenthaler

Director

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Mike Ritzenthaler is a 1980 graduate of Huron High School.  He is the proud father of four children and has always encouraged his children to aspire to higher education and service...

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