Westlake selects new treasurer, DIS principal

At a special board meeting on June 22, the Westlake City Schools Board of Education unanimously selected Todd Hopkins as the district treasurer and Alexander Fleming as principal of Dover Intermediate School.

Mr. Hopkins is currently the treasurer at Brooklyn City Schools and previously served as the assistant treasurer and computer network manager. He also worked in the banking industry. His contract begins Aug. 1 and he will begin working with the district on an interim basis during the month of July while he finalizes work with the Brooklyn City Schools. Mark Pepera, the district’s outgoing treasurer will remain on contract through July 16.

Board President Carol Winter states, “Mr. Hopkins has an excellent reputation as a treasurer. With the great work our treasurer’s office has done over the last few years to earn perfect audits from the state, we are confident that he will hit the ground running.” 

Alexander Fleming most recently served as the principal of Bassett Elementary School and previously as a principal in the Midview Local School district in Lorain County. Mr. Fleming’s two year contract begins Aug. 1.

“Mr. Fleming is familiar to the Westlake community and has been an exceptional principal at Bassett. There is no doubt that he will do extremely well in this new role,” said Brady Sheets, Director of Human Resources.

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Volume 8, Issue 13, Posted 9:23 AM, 07.06.2016