Our Advisory Committee is committed to ensure that Kids Voting Ohio is successfully implemented, accessible to all, and provides resources and opportunities for all Ohio Students.
The Kids Voting Ohio Advisory Committee
Social Studies Education Consultant
Ohio Department of Education
8th Grade ELA Teacher
Northmont City Schools
Office of the Ohio Secretary of State
Michael Collins has been involved and invested in Ohio education and students for decades. Mr. Collins Served on the Westerville City School Board and the Ohio State Board of Education. Currently, Mr. Collins is the president of an education policy consulting firm, The Michael Collins Group, located in central Ohio.
"Kids Voting Ohio is the new version of the non-partisan civic education program that has been entirely revamped to fit the 2020's perspective and voting practices for students of this era."
Email Mike at email@example.com
Matina Bliss is an advocate for youth education and youth engagement. Matina Graduated from Ohio State University in 2019 and began her career in education policy at The Michael Collins Group. Ms. Bliss considers voter and civic education necessary for a thriving democracy and society.
"Kids Voting Ohio will offer students a pathway to life long voting habits and deep-rooted community and civic engagement."
Email Matina at firstname.lastname@example.org
Board of Directors
Phil A. Long, President
Board Member, Ohio Association of Election Officials
Melvin Brown, Vice President
Superintendent, Reynoldsburg City Schools
Associate Director, Ohio Department of Education
Patricia Collins Murdock
Executive Director, Ohio Education Association
Social Studies Teacher, Valley Forge High School
Superintendent, Cleveland Heights-University Heights City Schools
Ohio Secretary of State
Executive Director, League of Women Voters of Ohio
State Board of Education Member, District 6
Executive Director, Westerville Education Foundation
Senior Deputy Director of Board and Management Services, Ohio School Boards Association
Associate Director of Student Services, Educational Service Center of Central Ohio
Civic Education Outreach Programs Manager, Supreme Court of Ohio
Executive Director, Ohio Center for Law Related Education
President, Toledo Public Schools Board of Education