MCCTC Governing Board
Our governing board acts effectively and ethically in their duties related to overseeing the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center's mission, financial integrity, and educational excellence, and to recruiting, supporting, and evaluating our administration. The governing board accomplishes these tasks while maintaining a strategic focus on the future of our educational institute.
Mrs. Dockry has been an MCCTC board member since September of 1995. She is also a 20-year member of the governing board of the Mahoning County Educational Service Center. Mrs. Dockry is a certified school counselor and is beginning her tenth year as a school counselor at Austintown Fitch High School. Prior to that, she was a family and consumer science teacher at Fitch and Ursuline High Schools. Mrs. Dockry completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Youngstown State University. She and her husband, Mike, have three daughters, Michelle (husband Grayson), Kaitlin, and Andree, and a grandson Gus.
Beth has been a Campbell City School Board Member since 2001. She has been an appointed Board Member of MCCTC since 2014. She is a graduate of Youngstown State University, with an Associate Degree in Medical Assisting and Wheeling Jesuit University, with a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration Leadership. Beth has been employed at Edgepark Medical Supplies, a division of Cardinal Health, since 2005, currently as an Advisor in the Medical Documentation Customer Service Operations.
She and her husband Gene reside in Campbell and are members of Christ Our Savior Parish. They are the parents of three children, Vincent, Gina and Danielle and grandparents to five grandchildren, Cameron, Elise, Olivia, Ethan, and Connor.
He was one of the first graduating classes, in 1974, of the Mahoning County Joint Vocational School Aviation Mechanics program. He started Gemco Aviation Services, Inc. in 1977 and is the owner and operator of the Youngstown Elser Metro Airport located in North Lima, Ohio. He also serves on the board of directors, and is the technical advisor, for the Beechcraft Heritage Museum located in Tullahoma, TN. He is a published author on the maintenance and restoration of the Beechcraft Staggerwing aircraft. Mr. Stanko has been a lifelong area resident and currently resides in Boardman with his wife Linda, are members of St. Michaels Byzantine Church in Campbell and have two sons Gregory and Nicholas.
Mr. Shives was sworn in as a board member of the Mahoning County Career & Technical Center in January 2018. Mr. Shives is a business professional where he leads a team of business professionals that deliver Electronic Security Solutions (Alarm, Video, Access Control, Fire Life Safety and the many services supporting those solutions) to a customer base in the United States. 2018 marks 25 years with the same company headquartered in Canton, OH. Mr. Shives was elected to the Struthers Board of Education in January 2014 and was re-elected for a second term in January 2018. Mr. Shives is a graduate of Struthers High School and completed his undergraduate degree at Youngstown State University. Mr. Shives proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and is a Persian Gulf War Veteran. He and his wife, Megan, reside in Struthers and are members of Christ Our Savior Parish and have three daughters, McKenna, Karli, and Kamryn.
Jeff Good is the Chief Education Technology Officer for PBS Western Reserve, Ohio’s largest PBS station with over 5.1 million viewers and one of eight State of Ohio educational technology agencies funded to provide support to eight counties of educators in the field of educational technology and the effective integration in the classroom.
eff’s educational technology experience began at Youngstown State University serving as Associate Director of Media Services assisting higher education faculty with their requests for technology integration. His educational career continued with the Trumbull County Educational Service Center in the role as Broadcast Supervisor where the development of a distance learning network also involved working with K-12 educators in integrating educational technology in both the distance learning and traditional classroom setting. Jeff’s experiences in educational technology took him out of Ohio to work with the Oakland Intermediate School District where he served as Program Manager for the Oakland Network for Education, a 14 million dollar distance learning project connecting over 30 K-12 sites in Oakland County, Michigan and then to the Genesee Intermediate School District in Flint, where he assisted in the reconfiguration of an existing distance learning network into a higher speed, higher quality educational delivery system to over 22 high schools throughout Genesee County.
Jeff also served as an adjunct faculty at Youngstown State and Kent State where he worked with graduate and undergraduate students in the field of educational technology. Jeff currently possesses a graduate degree from the University of Phoenix in Curriculum and Technology and a bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State University in Speech Communications.
Jeff serves as a founding member and president of ITIP Ohio, a non-profit agency charged with providing educational technology support to teachers across the state of Ohio. ITIP Ohio is Ohio’s only ISTE affiliate and hosts Ohio’s largest Google conference bringing in over 800 educators over the last ten years.
Jeff has also served as a board member and president of South Range Local School district and is currently a board member and former president for the ESC of Eastern Ohio (known as Mahoning County Educational Service Center until 2020).
Jeff lives in Salem, Ohio with his wife and two dogs Connor, a golden retriever and Finnegan, a golden doodle. He has two grown children, Dan and Megan.
Richard S. Scarsella
Richard S. Scarsella
Mr. Scarsella is the Vocational Special Education Coordinator with Choffin Career and Technical Center and Youngstown City School District in Youngstown, Ohio. He has been a Board member with MCCTC since 2006 and was the Board President for 2015. He is a Governing Board Member with the Mahoning County Educational Service Center (MCESC) and serves on the Board of Supervisors with the Mahoning County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Mr. Scarsella’s Board memberships include past and present: MCSWCT, Youngstown Steel Heritage Museum, William Holmes McGuffey Historical Society, Idora Park Institute, Youngstown Center for Industry and Labor, Brier Hill Cultural Center, Ethnic Heritage Society, Boardman Boosters Executive Cabinet, St. Charles Home and School Executive Cabinet. He has been appointed to the Mill Creek Metroparks’ Board of Commissioners Interview Committee and the newly formed park citizens’ advisory development committee.
Memberships for Mr. Scarsella include: Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens, Friends of Boardman Library, Phi Kappa Phi, Ohio School Boards Association, Ohio Association of Career Technical Education, National Education Association, Ohio Education Association, Youngstown Education Association, Youngstown Area Transition Service providers, St. Charles Parish and Sacred Places Dialogue.
Mr. Scarsella is a graduate of Boston College, with a Bachelor of Arts in History/Secondary Education; he also has earned a Youngstown State University Master of Science in Education Administration and a Master of Science in Special Education. He has continued his studies at Kent State University, where he earned a Transition to Work endorsement. Mr. Scarsella is the author of publications titled: Memories and Melancholy and Reflections on the Mahoning Valley and Youngstown, Ohio, iUniverse, 2005.
Attorney Kathi McNabb Welsh
Attorney Kathi McNabb Welsh
Attorney McNabb Welsh has been on the Mahoning County Career & Technical Center board since June 2003. A graduate of Bowling Green State University and the University of Akron College of Law, Attorney McNabb Welsh has been the Mahoning County Chief Deputy Clerk of Court since December 1994. She was the first woman elected President of the Mahoning County Bar Association. Attorney McNabb Welsh is a past Trustee of Eastern Gateway Community College and is currently on the Board of the Boardman Civic Association. Attorney McNabb Welsh and her husband, Attorney Tim Welsh , are members of St. Charles Church and have one son.