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Lindsey Wyckoff, Andrea Ziarko, Robert Roden, Jessica Stroia, and Alyssa Plakas

Dr. Bob RodenDr. Bob Roden

Dr. Roden is the father of 5, grandparent of 17, and great-grandparent of 5. He and his wife, Bonnie, have been married for 56 years. In addition to teaching, he was a principal in Canton City Schools, Lake Local Schools, and North Canton City Schools, where he served as the Superintendent. He was also Associate Superintendent at the Stark County ESC and Canton City Schools. 

He writes monthly columns for two local magazines and volunteers with several organizations, including the NC Rotary CHARACTER COUNTS board and the House of Loreto nursing home.


Jessica Stroia
Vice President

A graduate of Hoover High School, Mrs. Stroia received a B.A. and M.A. in Organizational Management from Malone University. She works as an Office Administrator at Victoria E. Schafer, Attorneys at Law. She served as the secretary for the North Canton Charter Review Commission and as a member of the North Canton Zoning Board of Appeals. 


Alyssa PlakasAlyssa Plakas

After graduating from Hoover High School, Ms. Plakas earned a BA in International Studies from The Ohio State University and a Master of Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Akron. Her career has included 10 years as a social studies teacher, work in the United States Congress, and for the Stark County Commissioners.

Ms. Plakas currently volunteers as a North Canton Soccer Club youth coach.



Lindsey WyckoffLindsey Wyckoff






Andrea ZiarkoAndrea Ziarko

An alumna of Hoover High School, Andrea Ziarko obtained her B.S. in accounting from Indiana University and her J.D. from The Ohio State University Morwitz College of Law in 2001. She is a lawyer at Baker, Dublikar, Beck, Wiley & Mathews in North Canton.

Ms. Ziarko is a member of the Stark County Bar Association and the Community Involvement Committee.  In addition, she is a member of the North Canton Charter Review Commission and the Board of Trustees for the North Canton YMCA. She is a sustaining Member of the Junior League of Stark County. She previously served on the North Canton Public Library website at Board of Trustees.


Board of Education Meeting Dates

  • Meetings are scheduled on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Hoover High School Media Center.
  • Dates and/or times may be changed or added. These will be noted by information releases from the Treasurer's Office.

Board of Education Sub-Committees

Academics:  Alyssa Plakas and Lindsey Wyckoff
Arts:  Robert Roden and Lindsey Wyckoff
Athletics:  Jessica Stroia and Andrea Ziarko 
Finance/Business/Operations:  Robert Roden and Andrea Ziarko
Policies:  Alyssa Plakas and Jessica Stroia 







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