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COG Contact Person Governance/By-Laws Document
Name:Ohio Coalition for Equity & Adequacy of School Funding
Date Formed:1/30/1991
Service Explanation:The Ohio Coalition for Equity & Adequacy of School Funding provides the following services: 1. Provides school finance information and analyses relating to the promotion of an equitable and adequate system of public education 2. Conducts regional and school district meetings regarding school funding issues 3. Provides testimony to legislative committees, in particular, the Finance Committee in each House 4. Participates in joint ventures regarding school finance and related issues with statewide education organizations such as the Ohio Education Association, Ohio School Boards Association, Ohio Federation of Teachers, Buckeye Association of School Administrators, Ohio Association of School Business Officials, Ohio Congress of Parents and Teachers, Coalition of Rural and Appalachian Schools, etc. 5. Participates in a variety of meetings, conferences and seminars sponsored by local school districts, educational service centers and related organizations regarding school finance and other education issues. 6. Makes presentations to civic and service clubs regarding school finance and other education issues. 7. Responds to inquiries from school officials and the general public. 8. Monitors school funding and related legislation. 9. Monitors school finance issues nationally.
Objective Statement:To secure high quality educational opportunities for all students without diminishing the opportunities for students that currently reside in high capacity districts. This mission is drawn from Ohio’s constitutional provision for public education (Article VI, section 2):
First Name:William
Last Name:Phillis
Address:100 S. 3rd Street
 File Name
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Participating Organizations Members Revenue Operating Expenses
Adena Local Bd. of Ed. 119 West High St., Frankfort, OH 45628 Alexander Local Albany, OH 45710 Allen County E.S.C. 1920 Slabtown Road, Lima, OH 45801 Alliance City Schools Alliance, OH Amanda-Cle
Officer• Dr. T. Richard Murray, Chair
OfficerWilliam L. Phillis, Executive Director
OfficerNicholas Pittner, Legal Counsel
OfficerChristine Wagner, Treasurer, MVESC
OfficerDr. samuel Kern Alexander, School Finance Expert
Board MemberLinda Blum
Board MemberBob Caldwell
Board MemberDale Dickson
Board MemberJames Frazier
Board MemberCathy Johnson
Board MemberLori Snyder-Lowe
Board MemberJames Payne
Board MemberDr. Robert Smith
Board MemberSteve Stirn
Board MemberFrank Sukup
Board MemberMark Wilcheck
Donations: $6,000.00      Membership Fees: $186,405.00
Assessments: $0.00      Event Registrations: $0.00
Add-On Fees: $0.00      Percentage of Revenue: $0.00
Matching Funds: $0.00      Grants: $0.00
Taxes $0.00      Other: $0.00
Personnel: $45,044.00      Fringe Benefits: $20,143.00
Travel: $6,267.00      Meetings: $0.00
Professional Development: $0.00      Rent: $6,660.00
Contract Services: $139,559.00      Printing: $0.00
Office Supplies: $225.00      Office Equipment: $3,221.00
Postage: $0.00      Pro Services: $10,000.00
Insurance: $0.00      Dues: $0.00
Phone: $3,542.00      Advertising: $0.00
Publications/Subscriptions: $0.00      Depreciation: $0.00
Training/Seminars: $0.00      Other: $0.00