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Board Members


Board Members

Dr. John H. Kelly - President

Dr. John Kelly, North Royalton Board of Education
Phone: 440-552-0864

John Kelly began his service on the North Royalton School Board in 2012. He and wife Christine are 40-year North Royalton residents and have two children, both honors diploma graduates of North Royalton High School.  They have a granddaughter that is attending the elementary school. He is a 1969 graduate and valedictorian of Cleveland Cathedral Latin and a 1975 graduate of the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Dentistry.  John has practiced clinical dentistry for 47 years and also held a faculty position at CWRU from 1975 to 1988, attaining the rank of Associate Clinical Professor.  John has been a member of North Royalton Baseball Boosters for over 23 years serving as a coach and manager, and as a trustee until 2018. He is a lifetime member of the North Royalton High School (NRHS) Band Boosters having chaired several committees and served for six years as booster president. He has guest lectured in NRHS biology II classes and health classes on microbiology and oral cancer topics. He has been a volunteer high school softball coach, has served on three levy committees, and four bond issue commitees. He is a member of the Stadium Foundation and was the recipient of the PTA State Achievement Award and the North Royalton Friend of Education Award in 2009. He was also the recipient of the PTA Lifetime Achievement award in 2018. He is committed to continuing professional development and in 2015 and 2016, he earned the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Annual Award of Achievement.  He also earned the OSBA Master Board Member status, a lifetime distinction, for professional development over a four-year period. He is a six-time Board president and two-time Board vice-president.

Anne Reinkober - Vice President

Anne Reinkober
Phone: 440-582-3281

Anne Reinkober has  been a member of the Board since 2008.  She is a past Board president and vice president, and has served on each of the Board committees.  She is a 2013, 2016, and 2019 recipient of the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Award of Achievement, a 2021 STAR Training Award winner and received the 2022 OSBA Aptitude Award.  She is a current trustee of the North Royalton Educational Foundation.

Anne has been active in the District’s PTA and booster organizations and has served as president at Valley Vista, Royal View, North Royalton Middle School and PTA Council.  She received the Ohio PTA and National PTA Life Achievement Awards and is a lifetime member of the North Royalton Band Boosters.  She served on the District’s Financial Advisory and Audit Committee for over 10 years and is a past member of the city’s Planning Commission.

Anne has spent more than 18 years in the securities industry.  She and her husband Mark have been residents of North Royalton for over 30 years and their three children are North Royalton High School graduates.


Heidi Dolezal - Board Member

Heidi Dolezal, North Royalton Board of Education
Phone: 440-237-8258

Heidi Dolezal is currently serving her 24th year on the North Royalton Board of Education, along with 14 years on the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center School Board.  She is in her sixth term of service in North Royalton.

Over the years, Heidi has served on many committees and as officers at all levels of the North Royalton PTAs.  She was an active member of the North Royalton High School Band Boosters when her children were in school.  As a Board member, Heidi has served on the Financial Advisory & Audit Committee, Curriculum Instruction Advisory Committee, North Royalton Educational Foundation, Building & Grounds, and Board representative to the North Royalton Recreation Board. Heidi also served as a softball coach for girls and boys in the North Royalton Baseball Booster programs for 13 years.

Heidi and her husband, Warren, are graduates of North Royalton City Schools, as are their three children. She was co-valedictorian of her class. She has six grandchildren and two of them live in the North Royalton school district.  Heidi is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in Dental Hygiene.  She retired from Schmidt Family Dental Practices of North Royalton in 2020 where she worked for more than 34 years.

Heidi was recognized and named to the All-Ohio School Board in 2013 for going above and beyond school board service to public education.  She received the Award of Achievement from Ohio School Board numerous times.



Jeremiah Sawyer - Board Member

Jeremiah Sawyer
Phone: 440-364-3178
Jeremiah Sawyer is in his second year as a North Royalton School Board Member. He served on the Financial Advisory and Audit Committee during his first year and is a delegate for the Policy Committee this year. He is serving his second year on the Business Advisory Committee and the North Royalton High School PTA.
Jeremiah has lived in North Royalton for more than 20 years, where he has used his extensive knowledge in business, education, service, medicine, and industrial manufacturing in his professional and personal life. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University and a master’s degree in Business Management from Walsh University. Jeremiah has led a surgical instrument service and repair center for STERIS-IMS for nine years and has served as a board member and treasurer for Broadview Heights Family Medicine for 15 years. His wife, Michelle, works as a family physician and is an owner there as well.

In addition to his business experience, Jeremiah has nearly 20 years of experience as a coach for baseball, football, wrestling, and soccer. He remains active in the community through his foundation FINISH (Families In Need I Support & Help), which helps North Royalton families to pay for utilities, food, and school supplies. He and his family are also active members of St. Albert the Great Church.

Jeremiah and his wife have four children: Jake, Luke, Nate, and Hope. Jake currently attends Toledo University Medical School, Luke is a student at Heidelberg University, Nate is a junior at North Royalton High School, and Hope is in eighth grade at North Royalton Middle School.

Lisa Shuck - Board Member

Lisa Shuck
Phone: 440-759-4035

Lisa Shuck is in her second year as a North Royalton Board member and serves for a second term on the committees of Student Achievement, and Curriculum & Instruction and Pupil Services. She is also an alternate member of the Transportation Appeals Committee and will serve on the Financial Advisory & Audit Committee.
Lisa has been an active member of the North Royalton Athletic Boosters for several years and has served as a board trustee the last five years. Lisa remains an active Athletic Booster trustee.

Lisa has volunteered her time at several North Royalton athletic fundraisers including Night at the Races and leading the gold card sales program.

Lisa has been a member of the North Royalton community for 30 years. She has raised three children with her husband, Ron, of 33 years. Lisa has one recent North Royalton High School honors graduate and two children currently attending North Royalton City Schools.

Lisa holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Ohio University. She has been employed by The Cleveland Clinic as a registered nurse for 27 years in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit.  

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