Debby Compton - President
Debby Compton is a 1996 graduate of Van Wert High School. She received her Bachelor's of Science in Physical Therapy from Bowling Green State University, her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Des Moines University and her Master's in Business Administration from Tiffin University. A physical therapist by trade, she is now currently the Administrative Director of Ancillary Services at Van Wert County Hospital. Debby is the VWCS representative on the Vantage Career Center Board of Education and the Van Wert Area Schools Insurance Group. She is also a member of the Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce Board. Debby and her husband, Luke, who is also a VWHS alumnus, have two children, LJ and Clara. Debby takes pride in being a part of the Van Wert City Schools and supporting the work of meeting every student's individual needs.
anthony Adams - Vice President
Anthony Adams was raised outside of Findlay, Ohio. He is a 1993 graduate of Liberty Benton High School. Anthony attended Bowling Green State University where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance in 1997. In 2000, Anthony moved to Van Wert when he married Nikki Butler who is employed at Van Wert City Schools as a preschool teacher. The Adams’ are proud parents of three children; Spencer, Cooper, and Landon. For the past 16 years, Anthony has been employed at First Financial Bank as a Vice President, Commercial Underwriter. In addition to being a member of the Van Wert City School Board, he also serves on the board of the Van Wert Service Club and is involved with Junior Achievement, Life House Church, coaching youth sports, and many other community organizations.
RJ Coleman was born and raised in Clarksburg, WV. He is a 2002 graduate of Robert C Byrd High School. RJ attended The Ohio State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology in 2006. While at Ohio State, RJ was a member of the football team. He was a part of two Big Ten Championship teams as well as the 2002 National Championship Team. He was also a part of 3 victories over Michigan. RJ moved to Van Wert in 2007 and is married to Jill Coleman who is a first grade teacher for Van Wert City Schools. RJ and Jill are the proud parents of three daughters: Josie, Gia, and Mary-Kate. For the past 10 years RJ has been employed by Central Insurance Companies. He currently holds the position of Client Center Manager. In addition to the school board, RJ is very involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Watch Dogs at VWES, and coaching his daughters' youth teams.
Cindy Hurless is the Vice President of Customer Services at Central Insurance Companies in Van Wert, Ohio. She and her husband Mark have six children – all graduates of Van Wert City Schools. She is an active member of the local Rotary Club and is also a board member of the local YWCA. She is a 1985 graduate of Hope College, Holland Michigan. In her spare time she enjoys travel, gardening, sports and community volunteer work.
Scott Mull is a claims supervisor at Central Mutual Insurance Company. In addition to serving on the Van Wert City School Board, Scott is active with the United Way of Van Wert County, Junior Achievement of Van Wert County and serves on the Board of Trustees at Northwest State Community College. Scott is married to Kim Mull, a para-professional at the Early Childhood Center and they have two daughters, Gracie and Lilie, who are active in the Van Wert City School system. Scott enjoys being part of the Van Wert City Schools to help promote its educational excellence, best-in-class staff and financial stability.
School Board meetings are scheduled for the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Goedde Building.