Board of Education

The Edon Northwest Local Schools Board of Education meetings are held the second Monday of every month in the Media Center, room 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.

2018 Edon Northwest Local School Board of Education-1st Row: Jamie Schaffter, Erin Nester, Ashley Reed, 2nd Row: Dave Wehrle, Cody Best

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.
Cody Best


Cody Best

Board President

Cbest@edon-nw.org

419-212-2202

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!

Jamie Schaffter


Jamie Schaffter

Board Vice President

Jschaffter@edon-nw.org

419-272-2662

Current Term (2018-2021)


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.

Erin Nester


Erin Nester

Board Member

Enester@edon-nw.org

Current Term (2016-2019)

Ashley Reed


Ashley Reed

Board Member

areed@edon-nw.org

567-337-9311

Current Term (2018-2021)

Hello! My name is Ashley Reed and I reside in rural Edon with my husband, Nic, and our three boys, Cameron, Chase and Grant. I attended Trine University where I graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Human Resources; a Master of Science in Leadership and a Master of Business Administration. I also hold a Graduate Certificate in Post-Secondary Education. I currently work as a Human Resources Manager for a Fortune 500 Company.

I am a member of the Theta Kappa Sorority, and volunteer time to Junior Achievement and Relay for Life. I remain very active in the boys’ extracurricular activities and enjoy being involved with our community.

I am honored to be serving our district as a school board member. I encourage you to contact me if I can be of any assistance to you.

David Wehrle


David Wehrle

Board Member

Dwehrle@edon-nw.org

419-212-1687

Current Term (2018-2021)


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.