Rocky Fork Enterprise

Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools

Harrell tapped to fill vacant board seat


Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools is expected to appoint Dewitt Harrell, chief financial officer of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, to the board of education during the Jan. 10 organizational meeting.

Harrell would fill the seat vacated by Heather Bishoff, who resigned Dec. 30, after winning her bid to the Ohio House of Representatives’ 20th District seat.

Harrell has worked as the chief financial officer of the library since 2007. He’s a member of the Gahanna-Jefferson Education Foundation, School Business Advisory Committee and member of the city of Gahanna’s Citizens Financial Advisory Committee.

The board of education received 23 applications for the seat.

For more on this story, read the Jan. 10 edition of the Rocky Fork Enterprise.