Meet the Board

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Pam Bachman, President

Pam is a retired OLSD principal and administrator. She lives in Powell with her husband, Ron. Pam is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and Ohio State University. She has two grown children and two granddaughters.

Lived in District: Over 10 years
Philanthropic Organizations: St. Joan of Arc Church

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Emily Robinson, Vice-President

Emily is an Olentangy "lifer," graduating from OHS in 1995. She has three children attending school at Shanahan and Alum Creek. Emily is a graduate of LSU and is employed by the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation.

Lived in District: Over 15 years
Philanthropic Organizations: Trustee - Delaware County Foundation; Deacon - Liberty Presbyterian Church; OFK - Area Volunteer Coordinator

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Fran Gardner, Treasurer

Fran lives in Powell with her husband of twenty years, Dave Gardner and their three children currently attending school in the Olentangy Local School District - Anna, Evan and Ella. She is an OLSD Parent Mentor helping families navigate the world of special education. Fran graduated in the top five in the College of Agriculture from Iowa State University.

Lived in District: More than 12 years
Philanthropic Organizations: Special Olympics, Liberty Music Boosters, ISU Foundation

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Sarah Rupp, Secretary

Sarah Rupp wears many hats in the Olentangy Local School District. In addition to serving as the OEF Secretary, she presently serves as the President of the Walnut Creek PTO. Sarah has two daughters, Olivia and Ava, attending elementary school at Walnut Creek.

Sarah is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Finance.

Lived in District: 5 years
Philanthropic: American Cancer Society and Olentangy for Kids


Krista Davis

Krista Davis is the Director of Communications for the Olentangy Local School District. Her two children, Andrew and Katie are both graduates of OHS, attending Clemson University and University of Colorado-Boulder, respectively. Krista was raised in Akron and is a BGSU graduate.

Lived in District: Over 25 years
Philanthropic: Gamma Phi Beta

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Jack Fette

Jack is the Chief Academic Officer at OLSD. He has been at OLSD since 2011. Jack's undergraduate degree is from Ashland University and his graduate degree and doctorate are from Ohio State.

Jack has two children, Lyla and Isaac, who both attend Alum Creek ES. His wife, Nicole, is the Director of Student Affairs at the College of Nursing at Ohio State University.

Lived in District: 7 years
Philanthropic: Supporter of Pelatonia, serves on the board of SourcePoint

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Dave King

Dave graduated from Ohio University in 1970 with a Bachelor of Architecture. He founded Horne & King Architects in 1978, specializing in public commissions.

Dave serves on the Board of Education, is a volunteer on the Facilities Committee, and is a volunteer for the Liberty High School Marching Band and Drumline.

Lived in District: Over 25 years
Philanthropic: Liberty High School Band and Drumline

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Lisa Moore

Lisa lives in Delaware with her husband, Mike, and has been an Olentangy Local School District resident since 2003. Her oldest son graduated from Olentangy High School in May 2018 and is attending WVU. Her youngest son will be a part of the first class at Olentangy Berlin High School to attend all four years. Lisa is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and helps OEF with marketing-related needs.

Lived in District: Over 15 years
Philanthropic Organizations: Olentangy Berlin Baseball Boosters

Steve Sargent

Steve is currently the principal at Freedom Trail Elementary School. Steve grew up in Olmsted
Falls and is a graduate of Miami University. He and his wife, Jen, have two children, one currently attending high school in the district, and one at Western Michigan University.

Lived in District: Over 15 years
Philanthropic Organizations: Steve is active in Olentangy for Kids


Ryan Johnson

Ryan is a Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual. He lives in Powell with his wife, Lee, a teacher with Westerville City Schools, and his two children.

Lived in District: Over 10 years
Philanthropic Organizations: Ryan continuously supports Alex's Lemonade Stand, fighting against Childhood Cancer, the National & Local Alzheimer's Association, and is currently an Elder of Liberty Presbyterian Church.


Derek Pentenburg

Derek graduated from OHS in 2006. He received a scholarship from the Olentangy Education Foundation when he was awarded the McPherson Scholarship to attend The Ohio State University. He graduated from OSU with degrees in economics and strategic communications in 2011 and is currently a commercial real estate salesperson in Columbus.

Lived in District: 15+ Years Collectively
Philanthropic Organizations: American Cancer Society – Columbus; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; Mount Leadership Society Scholars at Ohio State