Justin Funk joined the Board of Education in January 2023, when he was unanimously appointed from a pool of candidates to fill an unexpired vacated seat. Mr. Funk holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from Ohio University, and a Master of Business Administration degree with a Finance specialization from Cleveland State University. He is a Project Management Professional and licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio. Mr. Funk currently serves as a senior project manager at NASA Glenn Research Center, and is a recipient of the NASA Silver Snoopy Award - a special honor awarded to NASA employees and contractors for outstanding achievements related to human flight safety or mission success. Prior to his current position at NASA Glenn, he ran the manufacturing department at ZIN Technologies, a NASA contractor. Justin grew up in Olmsted Falls. He is an alumnus of Olmsted Falls High School (‘01) and a member of the OFHS 2000 state championship football team. His father Greg is also a Bulldog alumnus (‘70) who still resides in the community. Justin and his wife Amanda reside in Olmsted Township and have three children enrolled in the district. They moved to the community the summer before his eldest child started kindergarten, returning for the schools! Justin is active in the Olmsted community including serving on the Woodgate Farms HOA, volunteering with Olmsted All Pro Dads and various Olmsted PTA units, coaching multiple youth sports teams in the community and serving as a member of the Olmsted Township Board of Zoning.