Candidatesí Education and Experience


[Limit of 100 words]


Mayor of Amesville


Gary Goosman

I have a degree in Social Work from Ohio University. I have worked in non-profits for 35 years and have extensive supervisory experience. I currently serve as the President of the Amesville Village Council. I am employed at the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) as Director of National Service Programs. I serve as the Board President for Village Productions, Board member for Rural Action and the Legislative Chairman for the National Senior Corps Association. I previously worked as the Food bank Director in Cincinnati, and as Administrator for the Cincinnati Waldorf School.

No response received by deadline:Randy Baker


Melissa Keirns

I was born and raised in Athens County. I have been a resident of Amesville for nine years. A graduate of Athens High School (1992). I have an Associates Degree in Office Adminstration from Hocking College(1996). I have been employeed by Tri-County County Action Agency (1996) and COAD as a Training Administrative Assistant (1998). I am currently continuing my education through Tri-County Adult Career Center as a Pharmacy Technician and working as a foster parent mostly with children of special needs through Athens County Children Services.

Barb Klaer (Write-in Candidate)

I have lived in Amesville for over twenty years and cannot think of anywhere else I'd rather live. I have been self employed in two different businesses while living here as well as having worked at The Community Bank in Amesville. Although I am now employed in Athens at Diagnostic Hybrids, Iam glad to be part of the Amesville community. I have assisted in flood clean up and have supported local businesses and Village Productions as I am able. I have been on Amesville Village council since


No response received by deadline:Brian D. Hines


No response received by deadline:Shawn Phillips, John L. Sullivan


Robert H. Funk, Jr.††

graduated Trimble Local Schools, United Electronics Institute, Louisville. Kentucky...married 40 years to Martha Funk....father to Mike, Jeremy, and Kevin Funk......mayor for 8 years, village council for 8 years, 4 years as council president

Miles Wolf†††

B.S. Public Administration

Buchtel Village Council1 year; Buchtel Village Mayor4 years;N-Y Bd. of Education 7 years



Roseanna Hines

I am currently serving as fiscal officer for Ames Township. I am also Head Cook for Amesville Elementary School. Previously I worked for The Community Bank. I have held the office of Fiscal Officer since 1998. I have been successfully re-elected for each term since then. I have completed Public Record and UAN training. I have successfully completed several audits by the Ohio State Auditor's office and have always had clean audits. Each meeting I prepare the Trustees with a copy of our Fund Status Reports so they are aware of funds available.


Matthew Sayers

Education and Experience:I have a Bachelorís degree in Business Management from Ohio Christian University.I am the Process Development Manager of Crane Plastics.I have experience in Capital Expenditures, generating return on investments, departmental budgets, and company forecasting.†† My department is responsible for continuous improvement and productivity for the entire company through technical advances as well as cost cutting measures.