Honorary Dean

2019 Honorary Dean:

Mike Vlahos

Akron Fire Department (Retired), Design Restoration

 

Mike started the fire service in 1977 with Akron Fire Department.  In 1985, with Mike’s help, Akron Fire formed a special service rescue unit at station #4 which constated of Haz-Mat and Dive Rescue.  An on the job injury forced his retirement in 1998 with 21 years of service.  After having back surgery in 2000, Mike started working at Design Restoration as a fire department Liaison. 

Mike just celebrated 40 years of marriage with his high school sweetheart.  They have two children, Nick and Stephanie, and two grandchildren, Cohen and Rylan.

 

Previous Honorary Deans

2018 Honorary Dean - Bob Ballentine

2017 Honorary Dean -  Mike "Pineapple" Raymond

2016 Honorary Dean - Gary Klaus

2015 Honorary Dean - Steve Waltman

2014 Honorary Dean - Ted Elder

 

2013 Honorary Dean -

2012 Honorary Dean - Lois Welch
2011 Honorary Dean - Gary Romanchik
2010 Honorary Dean - John Sabo
2009 Honorary Dean - Richard Nester
2008 Honorary Dean - Phil McLean
2007 Honorary Dean - W. Parker Browne
2006 Honorary Dean - Dick Glessner
2005 Honorary Dean - Ron Taylor
2004 Honorary Dean - Dwayne Taylor