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About Greg Simmons:
Mr. Simmons elected November 2016 for a four year term commencing January 2, 2017. Greg is a graduate of Piqua Central High School and is Edison States first graduate. He also obtained a Bachelors and Masters degree in Education, from Wright State University and Parkersburg Bible College. He served four years in the United States Navy being deployed overseas three times during the Vietnam conflict. He is the founder and retired Senior Pastor of The Upper Room Worship Center. He remains an active part of the Pastoral team supporting the lead pastor and community events. He directed government agencies for over 25 years. He retired from Director of West Central Juvenile Facility after working in that position over 14 years. Greg and his wife reside in Troy, Ohio. They have six children and eleven grandchildren, all of which reside in Miami County, but one. They are active supporters in the community.
2003 - Alumnus Award from the Ohio Association of Community Colleges
Received two Certification of Appreciation awards from the Miami County Commissioners
2002 - Recognition from State Legislation of Ohio
2001 - Received a Bob Radar award: Chosen as Top Director in the Nation from the National Juvenile Detention Association
1985 - Received a Governor's Award for working with FEMA in the West Virginia Flood