Board Of Education
Title: President

Tim Tench, Vice President

Mr. Tench was elected to the Board in 2005 and was re-elected in 2009, 2013 and 2017. He served as President in 2009 and 2012, Vice President in 2011 and 2017, and is currently serving as President for 2017. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Bedford City Schools Foundation and is the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Annual Conference Alternate. He previously served on one of the Bedford City School District’s Strategic Planning Action Teams. Mr. Tench is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage. He is the owner of Hands on Wellness, a massage therapy business. He is retired from the Cleveland Heights-University Heights (CH-UH) School District, where he worked for 22 years as a tradesman. He also served as both Secretary and Vice President of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE) Chapter #617. Mr. Tench served in the United States Army Reserves from 1971 to 1977. He is the drummer in a local band called BuzzyJ. and theVerbs. He enjoys spending vacation time at his home in The Villages, Fla., where he looks forward to someday becoming a “snow bird.” A life-long Bedford resident and 1969 graduate of Bedford High School, he was 1st Team All-Conference, Captain, and Most Valuable Player for the Bearcat Varsity baseball team. He has two daughters, Stacey and Tesa, both graduates of Bedford High School. In addition, his four grandchildren, Jacob, Hannah, Jackson and Cameron all have attended or are currently attending the Bedford City Schools. Mr. Tench’s term expires on December 31, 2021.


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Bedford, OH 44146



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Bedford City Schools
475 Northfield Rd.
Bedford, OH 44146

Phone: 440.439.1500
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Bedford Local Schools