Geissman, Patricia G.
Education: University of Akron, The Ohio State University, Buckeye College & Cleveland State University
Toughest Challenge: Being elected the first woman county commissioner in Medina County.
How I Motivate Others: Always smiling, always being positive, thinking anything is possible and complimenting others on their abilities
Most Inspiring Person: Larry Long, former executive director of the County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO)
Best Advice: Always follow through to a conclusion with anything you take on.
Proudest Moment: Being selected by commissioners throughout the state to serve as the CCAO president in 2003 Previous Leadership Positions: Executive director of the Medina County Unit of the American Cancer Society
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: Nothing can hold you back if you work hard.
Fun Fact: I performed with Bob Hope as a “Bob Hope Girl” in 1970.