Karen S. Powers
Board Vice President
4231 Quail Hollow, Stow, Ohio 44224
Current term expires December 31, 2015
My husband, Dave, and I have lived in the city of Stow for 31 years and have three sons; two of whom are graduates of Stow-Munroe Falls Schools and a senior who will graduate in 2012. I am employed by the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP.
I was appointed to the Board of Education's Finance Committee at its inception in 2002 and served three terms, as well as serving as the chair of that committee from September 2002 until January 2005.
I am a past president of Echo Hills PTA and the current past president of Stow-Munroe Falls PTA Council. Over the years I have been involved in the schools at all levels chairing numerous committees and holding a variety of different offices, including Secretary, Parliamentarian and Vice President. I have also served the district and the community as a member of the district’s Health and Wellness Committee, the Levy Committee, the Lakeview Transition Team, Echo Hills Faculty Advisory Committee and Lakeview Musical Theater Public Relations Committee. I have been a Bible School Teacher and the Chair of the Preschool Committee at the Church in Silver Lake.
I am a member of the Stow-Munroe Falls Booster Club, Friends of the Library, Stow Federation of Police Associates, American Legion Auxiliary and the Stow-Munroe Falls High School PTSA.
I am in my second term on the Board of Education serving since 2008 and look forward to serving the students, staff, administrators and community and I am honored to be entrusted with this responsibility. I am currently serving as President and as the liaison to the Athletic, Education and Technology Committees for the Board.