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Faculty & Staff


 Meet our Staff:


Stephanie Gerber-
Front Desk


Deanna Laury-
Front Desk

Rachelle Gallo-
Store Volunteer


 Meet our Visual Arts Faculty: 

Ryan Failor



Meet our Dance Faculty:            



Meet our Music Instructors:




Richland Academy of the Arts Board of Directors 2016-2017

Richland Academy is governed by a Board of Directors that support and embrace the concept of Community Schools in Ohio.

Cindy Cordial, Business Woman, Parent and Owner of Cordial Communities, Inc.

Sharon Grimes, Working Musician and Parent

Edwin Gutchall, Radio Talk Show Personality, Insurance Broker and owner of a DJ Service

Brian Hamilton, Vice President of Hamilton Insurance Service, Inc.

Jim Henry, Senior Partner in WOB—Accountants and Advisors

Joann Hipsher, Administrator in Traditional & Charter School, currently Superintendent/CAO of Foundation Academy in Mansfield

Don Hoover, Former County Judge and Practicing Attorney-at-Law and Partner in Weldon, Huston & Keyser, LLP

Sarah Horrigan-Ramos, Richland Academy Director of Dance and Faculty Representative

Sarah Howard, Owner of Appleseed Appraisal and Real Estate Services

Dave Morehead, Director of Plant Operations for Avita Health Systems

Pat Olson, a Practicing Visual Artist and Realtor

Tim Hilterman, The Boyd-Eichinger-Bradford Group of Merrill Lynch

Scott Heiman-Resource Development NCSC


The staff at the Richland Academy shares in your desire for all to have an exceptional experience with the arts. The best way to see if the programs currently offered at the Academy are a fit for you is to request information »

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