2021 Brecksville-Broadview Heights Board of Education
President Fred Pedersen, Kathleen Mack, Mark Dosen,
Vice President Ellen Kramer & Brittany Wigman
Fred Pedersen, President
9247 Windswept Drive - Brecksville - 330-714-9102
Fred Pedersen was elected to the Brecksville-Broadview Heights Board of Education in 2017. Fred lived in Brecksville from 1964-1966 and with his wife of 47 years, Annette, since 2007. They have two children, Dana and Lauren, and two grandchildren. Alyssa and Chelsea.
Fred has business degrees from the University of Akron and Baldwin Wallace University. After selling his business, Fred retired in 2016 after a 42 year career in the rubber industry. He belongs to the Brecksville Kiwanis, the Brecksville Partnership for a Healthy Community, the North East Ohio Friends of Public Education and is President of the North East Ohio Iris Society.
Ellen Kramer, Vice President
7775 Sunstone Drive - Brecksville - 216-403-4056
Ellen Kramer was elected to the Brecksville-Broadview Heights Board of Education in 2017. Ellen has lived in Brecksville with her husband and three children, Luke, Mia and Peter, since 2006. A partner at a Cleveland law firm, specializing in business and consumer litigation, Ellen also has been a volunteer attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland for more than a decade. She also has worked in a wide variety of roles with the PSOs at Chippewa Elementary School, Central School and the Middle School.
5555 Woodmill Circle – Brecksville – 440-915-6072
Kathleen Mack, a graduate of Ohio University, obtained her BSED degree in 1992 and also has attained her masters degree in gifted education. Currently, she is working in the Brooklyn School District as a gifted intervention specialist. Also, in Brooklyn, Mrs. Mack coaches the 7th grade Power of the Pen Team. Mrs. Mack and her husband, Rex, have three children: Alexis, graduate of BBH attending Oregon University on a softball scholarship. The team played in the Women's College World Series in 2018; Ethan, 12th grader is a cross country/track athlete; and Chelsea, 9th grader is a Chicago Bandit softball player. Her current term expires on December 31, 2023.
8691 Jenna Drive – Broadview Heights – 440-546-1883
Mr. Dosen has spent most of his life as a resident of Broadview Heights. He and his wife, Marilyn, have three children: Alexandra (2011 BBHHS Graduate), Derek (2013 BBHHS Graduate) and Dana (2017 BBHHS Graduate). Mr. Dosen is also a graduate of BBHHS and has earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science with a minor in Accounting at Cleveland State University. He has spent his career in the Information Technology field and currently works as a Senior Database Technical Architect for Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. He is an active member of Saint Basil The Great Catholic Church and has been involved with our community for many years. His term expires on December 31, 2023.
7532 Winding Way- Brecksville - 440-785-9536
Brittany Wigman has been a resident of the Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District for the last 7 years and is a 2003 alumnus of our schools as well. She has two children, one of whom is currently enrolled in our school district and one future Bee to enroll in the Fall of 2023. Brittany holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and a Master of Education in Higher Education degree from Ohio University. She has served in business development for the Sports Alliance of Greater Akron over the years, with a keen experience in connecting people to the right resources to yield positive outcomes. In her spare time, Brittany is a member of the BBH Schools Foundation and a former member of the City of Brecksville’s Master Planning Committee as well as the levy and bond campaign.