Board Members

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Mark Butterfield ('19)     President


  5122 Oxford-Milford Road
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Phone:   513.594.1866

  • Lifetime resident of Milford Township
  • Elected to the Board of Education November 2003
  • 1990 Talawanda Graduate
  • Wife, Nicole, and two children
  • Vice President, Engineering, Manufacturing- Magnode Corporation
  • Corporate Officer, Magnode Corporation
  • Currently represents approximately 223 companies internationally through a Chicago based council
  • President & Co-founder of an Oxford based company (employing 16 local staff)
  • Trustee, Butterfield Farms
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Mary J. Roberts ('21)     Vice President

  3 Chestnut Hill Road
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Phone:   513.523.3268

  • Elected to the Board 2009
  • Resident of Talawanda School District over 40 years
  • One daughter, two sons- all THS graduates
  • Grandchildren attend Talawanda schools
  • Educator since 1968- taught from preschool level to graduate level at MU
  • Special Education teacher, Title I teacher, principal in Talawanda School System
  • Retired- now a private consultant working as a curriculum specialist
  • Very active in the community-  Member of the Trustees of the Presbyterian Church, President of the Cemetery Board, Member of Kiwanis, Citizen of the Year 2009
  • Academic and Legislative Liaison for TSD
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Mike Crowder ('19)      Member

  2109 Dana Drive
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Phone:   513.523.0246

  • Elected to the Board 2007
  • Resident of Oxford
  • Wife, Debbie, and three children
  • With Jeff Winlsow, co-founder of Miami-Talawanda Science Week
  • Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Chair of the Chemistry Department at Miami University
  • Academic Liaison for TSD
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Chris Otto ('19)     Member


  505 Glenview Dr.
Oxford, Ohio 45056 
Phone:   513.529.6536

  • Elected to the Board in 2015
  • 27 year resident of Oxford
  • Resides in the City of Oxford
  • Wife Lisa, and four grown children, all THS graduates
  • Licensed School Treasurer
  • Senior Director of University Advancement Finance & Business Services
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Pat Meade ('21)     Member



100 Lantern Ridge Dr.
Oxford, Ohio 45056

Phone:    513.523.3490

  • Elected to the Board 2017
  • Resident of Oxford for 45 years
  • Married to, Lois, and they have 6 children together (all THS graduates)
  • Grandchildren attend Talawanda Schools
  • 39 years in education, with a focus in Career Based Intervention
  • Began the Butler Tech Connections Program with Leah-Wasburn-Moses
  • Chair of the OPD Community Relations & Review Commission
  • Member of St. Mary's Parish