The will soon be in search of a new board member given today’s news that Curtis Grimes will be stepping down, reports the Falls News Press.
Grimes, a two-term member, said Thursday morning that “…it was time to go,” according to board president Dave Rump.
Grimes’s motivations to resign are unclear, but the move may have coincided with his son, Zachary, graduating from Wednesday night at
Grimes sent a letter of resignation Thursday morning to the Summit County Board of Elections. It stated, “I … hereby resign effective immediately from the Cuyahoga Falls City School District Board of Education.”
In following proper procedure, Joseph Masich, director of the board of elections, forwarded the letter to Falls schools Superintendent Dr. Todd Nichols.
According to cfalls.org, Grimes served as board president for two years and currently volunteers with the IMP, Cuyahoga Falls Athletic Boosters and the Cuyahoga Falls Alumni Foundation.
His wife Michelle, along with his sons Cory and Zach, are residents of Silver Lake.