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Board of Directors

A board of directors, presently consisting of 7 superintendents and 2 treasurers, governs The Jefferson Health Plan.  The Board administers the various plans, approves the administrative services and insurance contracts on behalf of the consortium, and handles the selection and annual renewal of all contracts necessary to manage benefit programs.  Members of the consortium vote on the election of the Board members who serve staggered two-year terms. 
Each member is entitled to one vote at the semi-annual membership meetings for business matters requiring a vote of the membership.
Dr. Chuck Kokiko
Dr. Chuck Kokiko
Chuck Kokiko earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Akron, a Master's degree from Franciscan University, and his Doctorate at Robert Morris University.  During the past 23 years in education, he has served as a teacher, coach, principal, curriculum director, chief academic advisor, and superintendent.  In addition to his education involvement, Chuck is entering his sixth year as fiscal officer for his local township.
John Dilling
John Dilling, Vice Chair
John Dilling has completed 41 years in public education, serving as a teacher, a vocational director, and for the past 15 years as Superintendent of the Crestview Local School District.  John received a B.S. degree from The Ohio State University and an M.A. in Educational Administration from Kent State University.  In addition to serving on The Jefferson Health Plan Board of Directors, John has served on numerous other committees and Boards including the Salem Community Hospital Board of Directors for nine years, serving as Chairman in 2011.
Board Member Bill Beattie
Bill Beattie
Bill Beattie has been employed by the Edison Local School District in Jefferson County for the last 29 years.  He has served in many capacities while employed there.  He has been the superintendent since 2012.  He received his undergraduate degree from West Liberty State College and his Masters in Educational Administration from Salem University.
Bill has been married for 21 years to his wife, Nancy.  They have two children: Brien, 20, who attends The Ohio State University, and a daughter Brooke, 18, who attends the Ohio School of Cosmetology in Columbus.
Board Member Bill Kocher
Bill Kocher
Bill Kocher earned a Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree in Political Science from Ohio University in 1991.  Bill has worked in local government and has been a City Manager for over 20 years.  He has worked his entire career in local government with the City of Mt. Healthy, but also worked 7 years in the private sector in administration and operations. Currently he serves as the president of the Center for Local Government Benefits Pool in the greater Cincinnati area.  Bill has been married to his wife, Amie, for 18 years and has 3 children - Gracie 16, Will 13, and Nina 8.
Dennis Mock
Dennis Mock
Dennis Mock has completed 40 years in public education, serving as a teacher, coach, Principal and as Superintendent for the Genoa Area Local School District the past 21 years.  He has served on numerous BASA committees the past 15 years.  Dennis received Bachelor of Science and Master in Educational Administration degrees from Bowling Green State University.
Board Member Adam Pittis
Adam Pittis
Adam Pittis has worked in education since 2005, serving as a teacher, assistant principal, special education director, curriculum director, and currently as superintendent.  He earned a College Prep Diploma from Claymont High School, an Associates of Applied Science degree from The Ohio State University, a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Kent State University, and a Masters of Educational Administration degree from Salem International University.
Adam is a member of the Buckeye Association of School Administrators, serving as a Legislative, Financial Advisory and State Teachers Retirement System Committee member; and a member of the Coalition of Rural and Appalachan Schools.  In addition to serving on the Jefferson Health Plan Board, he serves on the Ohio Mid-Eastern Regional Education Service Agency (OME-RESA) Board of Directors.
Margie Travis
Margie Travis
Margie has twenty-eight years of experience in public education.  She has been employed for the past twenty years at Hillsdale Local Schools as Treasurer/CFO.  Prior to working in the education field, she was employed in a law office and worked at financial institutions.
Graduating from Ashland University with a Masters Degree in Education, she also has an Associate in Applied Business Degree in Accounting from North Central State College.  She is currently on the Accounting Advisory Board at North Central State College.  She is a member of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials and a member of Tri-County Treasurer's Group in Ashland, Wayne, and Holmes Counties.
John Wilson
John Wilson
John Wilson holds a Masters in Educational Administration from Franciscan University of Steubenville.  He has served 22 years in education with a variety of experiences including coaching, teaching, and administration.  He previously served as the district superintendent.  
John's interests include digital education, educational management, and curriculum design.  He has been married to his wife, Stephanie, for 15 years and has two children, Angelo, 7, and Sophia, 3.
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