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Board Member Profiles

Board member profiles are listed alphabetically.
Brian Begley, Board President
TermBrian Begley photo: Current term expires December 31, 2025
Biography: Lifelong resident of Fairfield. Married to Barbara Begley and has two daughters, Kaitlyn and Lyndsay.
Education: 1983 Fairfield High School graduate; Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration from Illinois State University.
Professional: Vice President and General Manager of Schiff Insurance Agency.
Community Involvement: Past president and current member, Fairfield Rotary Club; Board member and former president, Partners in Prime; served three separate three-year terms on his churches' board of Deacons, and twice been Deacon board chairman; Chairman of the Fairfield Community Foundation Board of Trustees.
Telephone: 513-829-6263 (home)
Abigail Berding-Miller, Board Member
This is an image of new board member Abby BerdingTerm: Current term expires December 31, 2025.
Biography: Lifelong resident of Fairfield and Fairfield township
Education: 2008 Fairfield High School graduate; studied Economics at Bowling Green State University.
Professional: Customer Services Representative at Standard Textile
Community Involvement: Volunteer at school and local events including Father-Daughter Dance, Mother-Son Dance, and youth basketball league games.
Telephone: 513-939-7260
Scott Clark, Board Vice President
Image of Scott Clark, the new board of education member.
Term: Current term ends December 31, 2027.
Biography: A resident of Fairfield for 17 years, Clark and his wife, Lori, have three children who attend Fairfield City Schools.
Education: Attended Miami University; American Bankers Association Certification
Professional: Business Development Manager for First Financial Bank 
Community Involvement: President, Rotary Club of Fairfield; Member, FCSD Business Advisory Council; Vice President of local charity Dougie & Ray’s; Vice President, Fairfield Prevention Coalition; Trustee, Fairfield Community Foundation Board.
Telephone: 513-886-7561
Jerrilynn Gundrum, Board Member
Term: Current term expires December 31, 2025. 
Biography: Grew up in Fairfield and Fairfield Township. Moved back to Fairfield Township in March 2018. Married to Jason Gundrum and has one grown son and a daughter. 
Education: Earned a Bachelor's degree in Legal Assisting from the University of Cincinnati in 2003 and a Juris Doctor from Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2012.
Professional: Attorney since 2012.
Community Involvement: Former board member of the Fairfield Township Youth Basketball League.
Telephone: 513-266-3360
 Michael Napier, Board Member
Mike Napier head shotTerm: Current term expires December 31, 2027
Biography: Lifelong resident of Fairfield. Married to Charlene Napier and has two sons, a daughter, and a stepson who are all graduates of Fairfield High School; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Education: 1977 graduate of Fairfield High School.
Professional: Fairfield City Schools for 22 years - Bus Driver for three years, Educational Assistant for eight years, and 11 years as Security (through the Butler County Educational Service Center) at Fairfield High School. Retired in 2021. Former treasurer of Local 378 OAPSE-AFSCME. Also worked at Fisher Body Automobile Company; Frito-Lay in sales; and Klosterman in sales.
Community Involvement: Butler County Umpires Association (president and treasurer); Butler County Basketball Officials Association (treasurer); Board member, Hamilton-Fairfield Youth Basketball League; Inducted into the Butler County Hall of Fame for Umpiring in 2019.
Telephone: 513-520-8797
*All biographies are provided by the individual board members.