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Board Members

Board of Education


Lebanon City Schools Board of Education members pictured from left:
Jennifer Daulton, Michael Lane, Roy MacCutcheon, Esther Banta Larson, and Kim Cope. 

Kimberly Cope - Board Member

Kim Cope - Vice President

Email:  Cope.Kimberly@lebanonschools.org

Kimberly and her husband, Michael, have lived in the Lebanon area for more than 20 years and have four children. Three of their children, Zachary, Ashley, and Austin, are graduates of Lebanon High School and one of their children, Morgan, currently attends Lebanon High School.   

Kimberly received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Grove City College in Elementary Education and her Master of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from The University of Dayton. She holds an Ohio Department of Education Professional License for K-8. Kimberly is a former adjunct professor at Sinclair Community College and taught at Lebanon Christian School for 9 years, served as the Director of the Academy Preschool for five years, and is currently the Head Principal for Lebanon Christian Schools. Mrs. Cope's term expires December 31, 2023.

Jennifer Daulton - Board Member

Jennifer Daulton - Board Member

Email: Daulton.Jennifer@lebanonschools.org

Jennifer and her husband, Tom, have lived in Lebanon since 2010 and have three teenage children. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Arizona State University in Business Operations. She worked in pharmaceutical and cardiovascular device sales for 18 years before starting her own business which allowed her the flexibility to raise their children and volunteer in sports and school events. Jennifer is a member of St. Francis De Sales Church and Lebanon Kiwanis. Mrs. Daulton's term expires December 31, 2025.

Mike Lane

Michael Lane - President

Email: Lane.Michael@lebanonschools.org

Michael Lane is serving his first term with the LCS Board of Education. 

Mike and his wife, Amy, have lived in the district for more than 12 years and have two children attending Lebanon City Schools:  Alexa and Logan. He was born and raised in Warren County, attending Mason High School, before going to Miami University.  There Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and returned to Mason High School where he taught and coached for 6 years before deciding to transition to the private sector.  Mike has been in the mortgage industry since 1998 and  is currently leading the mortgage department at Peoples Bank.  In addition to working at the bank, Mike is a local business owner of Whit’s Frozen Custard. Mr. Lane's term expires December 31, 2023.

Esther Banta Larson - Board Member

Esther Banta Larson - Board Member

Email: Larson.Esther@lebanonschools.org

Esther Banta Larson is in her fourth term as a board member. She is a retired teacher of 37 years of which 32 were in the Lebanon City Schools district. She also managed their family pool maintenance business for 15 years. She was inducted into the Lebanon School’s Hall of Fame as were both of her parents, Harold and Elizabeth Banta. She and her late husband, James, and two children, are all Lebanon graduates. Of their five grandchildren, four are Lebanon grads and the fifth is currently attending. She has two great-grandsons and a great-granddaughter who she hopes will soon also be in the Lebanon School District.

Mrs. Larson's term expires December 31, 2023

Roy MacCutcheon Board Member

Roy MacCutcheon - Board Member

Email: MacCutcheon.Roy@lebanonschools.org

Roy MacCutcheon grew up in Lebanon and graduated from LHS in 1983. His son Joseph is a LHS graduate as well (2009). Roy received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from The Ohio State University in 1988. After graduation, Roy served as a District Sales Manager for Dekalb Plant Genetics in Illinois. In 1994, Roy moved back to Lebanon and purchased The Black Barn Farm Market and Greenhouse, which he continues to run. Roy and his wife Joanna are active members of the Lebanon community with various volunteer and fundraising activities, supporting both the schools and community. Roy is a member of the Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street Lebanon and The Ohio State University Buckeye Club.

Mr. MacCutcheon's term expires December 31, 2025.