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Candidate Biographies for 2011 Employee-Member Seat

Tim Dettwiller is currently the Treasurer for Madison-Plains Local Schools.  He was formerly the Treasurer for Springboro Community City Schools for 10 years and was a Deputy Auditor for the Auditor of State for 13 years.

Tim is an active member of the Government Finance Officers Association from where he earned his Certified Public Finance Officers Certification.  Tim earned his Bachelor's degree in accounting from Wilmington College. He is also certified by the Ohio Treasurer of States Center for Public Investment Management.

He successfully worked for more than 10 years with the Springboro Classified Employees Association (a part of the OEA) through the Interest Based Bargaining process.

Dettwiller also chaired numerous finance, budget, and insurance committees over the last 12 years.




Madonna (Dee) Faragher is seeking a second term on the SERS Retirement Board.

She has been a school bus driver for more than 14 years, and currently works for Westlake City Schools in Cuyahoga County. She also is an ESEA qualified paraprofessional educational aide. Additionally, she has served as OAPSE Local 276 president and has been OAPSE Northeast District Executive Treasurer for eight years.

In 2010, she was appointed as the Board vice-chair. As a part of her Board duty to protect and grow pension and health care investments, Faragher has taken four certified courses through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and completed three courses at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Finance on portfolio concepts, advanced investments management, and alternative investments.