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Career of the Month:  Healthcare, EMS & Biotechnology "Prospective Student" Open House * November 8 * 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm Fall weather! September is School Attendance Awareness Month Kettering Board of Education Offices at the Barnes Building The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game We are the FIREBIRDS! The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher Students at Indian Riffle Elementary Brought Famous Artists and Musicians to Life with their 'Living Mural' Project A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park
Career of the Month:  Healthcare, EMS & Biotechnology "Prospective Student" Open House * November 8 * 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Students in Southdale Elementary's KIDS Club enjoy the warm Fall weather! September is School Attendance Awareness Month Kettering Board of Education Offices at the Barnes Building The Firebirds Opened the 2017 Football Season with the Traditional Fairmont vs. Alter Game We are the FIREBIRDS! The 2017-18 Marching Firebirds are 271-Musicians Strong! CJ Roden, Oakview Elementary School's Music Teacher Students at Indian Riffle Elementary Brought Famous Artists and Musicians to Life with their 'Living Mural' Project A Kettering Teacher Works One-on-One with her Student Turf Field at Roush Stadium, Home of the Firebirds Kettering Bus Drivers Log more than 600,000 Route Miles a Year Kettering has Once Again Been Named a 'Best Communities for Music Education' Fairmont Park, home of Firebird Soccer, Field Hockey and Lacrosse Indian Riffle's Firebird Chorus Sings "God Bless America" at the Dedication of the Veteran's and Inventors Walk at Delco Park

Board Of Education

George Bayless
Photo of George Bayless
Title: Board Member
Phone: (937) 293-8794

George Bayless has been a member of the Kettering Board of Education since 2001.

The Bayless family moved to Van Buren Township in 1949, when George entered Van Buren Junior High School (now Van Buren Middle School) as a seventh grader. He graduated from Fairmont High School in 1955 and received his bachelor's degree from Denison University in 1959.

George and his wife, Charlene, have two daughters, Rebecca, a graduate of Fairmont West High School; and Laura, a graduate of Kettering Fairmont High School.

George worked for Gem City Building & Loan Association (later Gem City Savings Association) until it was acquired by National City Bank in 1990. He served as purchasing officer for National City Bank until his retirement in 1998.

George's extensive community service includes membership in the Sertoma Club of Dayton, the Presidents Club of Dayton, the Miami Valley Military Affairs Association and the Kettering Arts Council. George has also served as president of Kettering Holiday at Home and represented the city of Kettering as a delegate on the board of the Miami Valley Regional Transit Authority from 1994 to 1999. He currently serves as a representative of the city of Kettering with the Miami Valley Communications Council.

    

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