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Chagrin Falls

Exempted Village Schools

Mrs. O'Toole

Biography - Mary Kay O'Toole


Mary Kay was first elected as a member of the School Board in November of 2009. She is serving as the Board of Education president for 2016. She is also a member of the Policy Committee and the Facilities Committee and acts as the Board’s representative to PTO and to the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Mary Kay was a very active participant with the schools before being elected to the Board of Education. She was a member of the school district’s audit committee for twelve years. She also served on the school district’s last three strategic planning committees. 

She has been an active supporter of the major financial initiatives in the district by serving on the 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2012 levy committees as well as the 2005 bond committee.In addition, Mary Kay served as the Chagrin Falls PTO president for two years as well as being the PTO treasurer for three additional years.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree from John Carroll University in 1983 and became a Certified Public Accountant with Peat Marwick (now KPMG). Mary Kay is currently the bookkeeper for the Taos Institute, a non-profit educational organization. In addition, she is a parishioner of St. Joan of Arc Church and is member of the parish’s Finance Council.

Mary Kay and her husband Marty have been residents of the school district since 1994. They married in 1985 and have enjoyed parenting their four children to adulthood. All four of their children are graduates of Chagrin Falls High School: Maggie in 2003, Dan in 2005, Erin in 2009, and Shannon in 2014.

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