Kevin D. Kimmel began his career with the Bucyrus City School District in 1998 as the Athletic/Activities Director, a position he held for 5 years. During this time, he also served as the Head Boys Basketball coach for 2 seasons. Mr. Kimmel transitioned to the position of high school assistant principal, which he held for 5 years, and then served as the secondary principal for 3 years. Mr. Kimmel was named Superintendent in the summer of 2011. Prior to coming to Bucyrus, Mr. Kimmel taught and coached at the Allen East School District and the Buckeye Central School District.
Mr. Kimmel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Mathematics from the University of Findlay and his Masters of Education degree in Education Administration from Ashland University, and also earned his Principal and Superintendent Licenses through Ashland University. Mr. Kimmel also successfully completed the Ohio School Leadership Institute through The Center for Creative Leadership.
Mr. Kimmel’s professional affiliations include membership in the Mid-American Association of School Superintendents, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, The School Superintendents Association, and Buckeye Association of School Administrators. He is currently active with the Crawford Partnership. Mr. Kimmel is a board member for the Bay Area Gas Consortium and the SPARC council.
Mr. Kimmel resides in Bucyrus and is happily married to his wife, Tonya, who is a first grade teacher. They have three children who all attend Bucyrus City Schools; Karson, Madalyn, and Aubrie.
Mr. Ryan Cook joined the Bucyrus City School District family December 2012 as the Interim Treasurer, and became the Treasurer in February 2013. Mr. Cook has served as a Board Member, Treasurer and Interim Treasurer during his career in education. He also has experience in Fiscal Services with TRECA
Mr. Cook provides financial, technical, and logistical support for the fiscal office of Bucyrus City School District as the Chief Financial Officer. He provides support and training for school administrators in support of their Federal program application process and program administration.
Mr. Cook works to ensure Board of Education satisfaction through the communication of financial information through Financial Committee Meetings and monthly reporting. He forges positive relationships with school district personnel and contacts at the State level, and provides financial management to the district by identifying and implementing sound financial practices and to support the goal of building fiscally sound educational organizations.
Mr. Cook earned the Associate and Bachelor of Arts degrees from The Ohio State University, and earned the Master of Business Administration from Tiffin University. He has completed School Finance and Economics and School Law and Ethics courses at Ashland University. Mr. Cook holds both the School Treasurer and School Business Manager licensure, and earned the Six Sigma Green Belt from Purdue University.