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Board Members


Mrs. Cindy Rebman - President


Mrs. Rebman is serving as President of the Board for the 2016 school year. 

Term End: December, 2017

Mrs. Rebman is serving her second term on the Finneytown Board of Education (first term 2006 -2009). She and her husband Mike moved to Finneytown in 1986. Their sons Matt (‘07) and Joe (‘09) each thrived while attending Finneytown schools, K through 12. Both have gone on to successfully complete degrees at universities.

Cindy received her Practical Nursing Certificate from Northern Ky. Health Occupations Center. She is currently employed at Wyoming HS as an Educational Assistant in the special services department. Cindy has spent many volunteer hours working with students and through PTA and FMPA activities. Cindy also co-chaired the 2004 operating levy campaign.

Cindy looks forward to her second term as a school board member and serving all students and families who choose Finneytown as their school district.

Mr. Scott Haarlammert


Mr. Haarlammert is serving as Vice President of the Board for the 2016 school year.

Term Ends - December, 2017

Mr. Haarlammert received his degree in engineering from Miami University and spent 17 years as an IT professional within a number of local consulting and telecommunications providers.  Mr. Haarlammert was elected to the Finneytown Board of Education in November of 2013.  He and his wife, Stephanie, moved to Finneytown in 2002 and currently have three children enrolled in Finneytown Schools.  Scott enjoys coaching youth sports and has coached baseball, basketball, soccer and flag football.

Tony Gast


Term Ends - December, 2019

Mr. Tony Gast was elected to the Finneytown Board of Education in November, 2015 for a four year term.

Mr. Gast, a graduate of Indian Hill High School and Purdue University, is employed as a scientific developer at 84.51° in Cincinnati.  He and his family moved to Finneytown in 1992 and since then he has been an active volunteer in civic and school organizations.

He and his wife Dawn are parents of five Finneytown graduates and two current Finneytown students.  Mr. Gast is the former president of the Finneytown Music Parents Association and was the leader of equipment transportation for the marching band.  He is also a former FAA baseball, soccer and softball coach and serves as the Secondary PTA representative for Kroger Community Rewards.  Mr. Gast enjoys volunteering with the Special Riders program at Winton Woods Riding Center.

In 2014, Mr. Gast was honored with the Finneytown Elementary PTA “Friend of Children” Award.

Ms. Joyce Johnson


Term ends - December, 2019 

Ms. Johnson was elected to the Finneytown Board of Education in November 2015.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign and recently retired from the Procter & Gamble Corporation after 25 years of service.

She is the parent of two current Finneytown students.  She and her family have lived in Finneytown since 2004.

Ms. Johnson finds great wisdom in Frederick Douglass's quote, “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”  She is passionate about ensuring that all children have the resources needed to develop a foundation for long-term success.  She is excited about serving the Finneytown Local School District and helping to facilitate conversations that will lead to lasting change. 

Ms. Anita E. Ruffin


Term Ends - December, 2017

Ms. Ruffin is serving her third term on the Finneytown Board of Education.

She received her BA in Public Administration with a concentration in Law and Criminal Justice from Miami University and her Masters in Business Administration with an Accounting Specialization from Indiana Wesleyan. Anita’s volunteer efforts include Radio Reading Services for Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. She serves on the Executive Committees of WINGS (Women Investing in the Next Generation), an affinity group of UW that advocates for early childhood education, and on the Southwest Regional Board of the Ohio School Boards Association.

She is excited to be a part of a district where “innovation guides how learning occurs” through empowering students to employ the tools of critical thinking, creativity, problem-solving, and self-reflection; creating safe and supportive environments that value relationships and address individual needs; implementing challenging standards for success and staff while providing value to parents and community members; and, cultivating knowledge networks to create and recognize opportunities. 

Ms. Ruffin has two daughters in Finneytown Schools.


                                               Communicating with the Board

Contact members of the Board of Education at the email addresses listed below their names, or send correspondence to their attention at Finneytown Administrative Offices, 8916 Fontainebleau Terrace, Cincinnati 45231.  Community members will receive a response to emails within four business days.