SBE At-Large: Thomas W. Gunlock

Tom Gunlock, Member At-Large Vice President, State Board of Education

Tom Gunlock is director of construction and property management at RG Properties in Dayton. He holds a Master of Arts degree in education from Ball State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Miami University.

Mr. Gunlock was previously a high school teacher. He also coached football at Morehead State University, where he was offensive backfield coach during the Phil Simms era. Prior to his appointment to the Board, Mr. Gunlock served as a board trustee with the Miami Valley Child Development Center, which provides Head Start programs for children at more than 50 locations in Montgomery, Clark and Madison Counties.

He has served on the board of directors of Richard Allen Schools, a community school in Dayton, and as an Advisory Council Member with the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. He also was a member of the State Board of Education School Readiness Group. Mr. Gunlock previously was appointed to the State Board of Education in 2006 to complete an unexpired term.

Mr. Gunlock has been a volunteer with the Washington Township Fire Department as both a firefighter and Emergency Medical Technician. He was the Centerville Noon Optimist Club Firefighter/EMT of the Year and received the Award of Excellence from the Washington Township Trustees. Long-time residents of Centerville, Mr. Gunlock and his wife Kimberly have one son and one grandson.

As an at-large State Board Member, Mr. Gunlock will serve as vice president of the Board and will serve on the Capacity, School Choice and Executive Committees. His term expires Dec. 31, 2014.

Thomas W. Gunlock, Member At-Large 10147 Putterview Way Centerville, Ohio 45458 Phone: (937) 609-6951 E-mail: Tom.Gunlock@ode.state.oh.us