Board member Tracy Russ was elected to the Licking Heights Board of Education in Nov., 2013, and began her first four-year term in Jan., 2014. She was re-elected for a second term in Nov., 2017. Tracy previously served as President of the Board of Education in 2018 and 2020.
She graduated from the University of Toledo in 1993 with a Bachelors Degree in Business with a major in Accounting. She moved to the Columbus area in 1998 when she married her husband David, and accepted a position with a local small business accounting firm located in Reynoldsburg which specialized in financial write up, tax preparation and financial investing. In 2007 she obtained her license to become an Enrolled Agent with the IRS. She also owns and manages her accounting and tax practice, Russ and Associates.
In 2002, her family moved into the Licking Heights district. One son currently attends Licking Heights Local Schools, and one is a proud graduate. Mrs. Russ became actively involved in the school district volunteering in the classrooms, and by becoming the Licking Heights Levy Treasurer in July of 2012 and helping to co-chair both levy campaigns in November of 2012 and May of 2013.
In her spare time, Mrs. Russ enjoys camping with her family, being involved with her church, and spending time with her friends.