Darlene Kassner

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Darlene is a graduate of Blanchester High School. She attended Wilmington College and graduated with a degree in Elementary and Secondary Business Education. She began her education career by teaching in the Fayetteville Perry School District. She received her Master's Degree from Xavier in Educational Administration. She then became Principal of Jefferson Elementary in the Blanchester Local School District. She was Principal for 5 years before becoming the District Treasurer, a position she has held for the past 13 years.
Darlene was elected to the CCLI Board in 2014 and currently serves as the Vice President. She has been active as a basketball coach, soccer coach and cheerleading advisor. She is also active in church activities and member of Order of the Eastern Star. She also serves on the Board of the Blanchester Area Historical Society.
She and her husband live on a farm outside of Blanchester with their 4 dogs and 2 cats.