Board of Education

The Edon Northwest Local Schools Board of Education meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month in the Media Center H105, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The public is encouraged to attend these important meetings. Occasionally, the Board will hold a special meeting when district matters need immediate attention.

Meetings of the Board are open to the public, except for executive sessions during which Board members may meet for one or more of the following purposes as defined by Ohio law: personnel matters, sale or purchase of property, legal matters, negotiations, matters to be kept confidential by federal law or state statues, or security arrangements.

Duties of the School Board:

  • Make rules and regulations necessary for the government of the district.
  • Provide educational opportunities for all students of the district.
  • Appoint a school superintendent and treasurer.
  • Oversee the annual budget.
  • Enter into contracts with all personnel in the manner required by Ohio laws.

Jamie Schaffter

Board President


Current Term (2014-2017)

I reside in rural Edon with my husband, Jeff, and children, Paige and Tatum. I am a 1987 graduate of EHS, a graduate of BGSU with a degree in Elementary Education (1-8), and a graduate of Defiance College with a Master's in Education. I have been in education for over 20 years currently teaching at Bryan City Schools.

I am a member of Theta Kappa Sorority, Edon Athletic Boosters and St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Cody Best

Board Vice President


Current Term (2016-2019)

Hello everyone! My name is Cody Best and I reside in rural Edon with my wife Karelle and our children Ryker and Larkyn. I am a 2002 graduate of Edon High School and I am currently an Insurance Agent with Best Insurance & Financial Services.

I am a member of the Knights of Columbus, the Edon Athletic Boosters and a volunteer with Junior Achievement.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have and I will be glad to listen and point you in the right direction, provide you with any answers I may have and/or find the answer for you!

Aaron Hake

Board Member


Current Term (2014-2017)

My name is Aaron Hake, and my wife Hollie and I live at 07592 Co. Rd. 1, Edon, Ohio. We have two children Samantha and Mason. I am a 1995 graduate of Edon NW and completed my Associates Degree in Law Enforcement at Owens Community College. Currently, I am employed at Therma-Tru in Bulter, Indiana.

David Wehrle

Board Member


Current Term (2014-2017)

I am an Edon - Four County graduate and married to Sandy. We have three grown children and four grandchildren. I am a farmer and contractor. I have stay informed with school policies over the past ten years.

Erin Nester

Board Member

Current Term (2014-2017)