Meet the team
Support Ohio Schools is an Ohio-based non-profit organization that works across the state with school levy campaigns by providing research-based tools, resources and expertise. Support Ohio Schools can help your school district’s campaign WIN and ensure a great learning environment for our children.
Support Ohio Schools Consultants are passionate about helping campaigns across Ohio and represent a significant amount of experience in all aspects of managing issue campaigns.
Nathan owns his own company, Momentum Strategy Group, which deals in Marketing, Strategic Planning, and Government Affairs. He formally worked within the Taft administration, within the governor's office, and on periodic assignment to multiple state agencies. He has served as a campaign consultant on statewide and national campaigns for the past 15 years.
Jerry Rampelt is the founder of Support Ohio Schools and has assisted over 300 levy campaigns in the past ten years. He is the the author of The Levy Book, which is the first Ohio book about conducting levy campaigns. He is a frequent speaker at conferences about levy campaigns.
Mike is a former Ohio State School Board and local school board member. He formally worked in a local school district, Department of Education (Ohio) and a national education oganization. He has 30+ years of experience in promotions, marketing, event planning, and campaigns. He is owner of the 'Michael Collins Group'
Andrea works at Momentum Strategy Group. She has a deep background and experience in PR and communications. She has served as Communication Director for the Department of Youth Services for 6 years. She currently is Communications Consultant to two different state associations.
Support Ohio Schools BOARD
Support Ohio Schools is actually two organizations:
SOS-Support Ohio Schools
Support Ohio Schools Research and Education Foundation
Support Ohio Schools is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide winning strategies and advice to levy campaigns. SOS is a 501 C 4 organization.
Support Ohio Schools Research and Education Foundation conducts research about levy campaigns and provides training. As a 501 (C) 3 charity the Foundation supports SOS.
Professor, Bowling Green State University
Bucyrus City School Board Member
Attorney, Bricker and Eckler
Executive Director, Ohio Educational Service Center Association
Little Miami levy chair
Executive Director, Ohio Education Association
Superintendent, Licking Heights Local Schools
Retired, Founder of Support Ohio Schools
Superintendent, Gahanna Jefferson SD