ABOUT AMANDA

Amanda Marie Karpus (nee Coyne) was born and raised in Northeast Ohio.  She is a mom, a wife, and a local business owner who wants to bring integrity, transparency, and accountability back to the Parma City School District.

WIFE AND MOTHER OF SIX

In 2010, Amanda married Ron and they became a blended family. Ron graduated from Parma Senior High in 1999 and works for IPS as a Master Technician.  All six of their children are in the Parma City School District, ranging from high school through pre-school age.  She has been an active parent – serving on thePTA Scholarship committee, STEM Advisory Council member, and most recently the Focus on the Future Facilities Usage and District Operations Committee.

PROUD GRADUATE OF PARMA CITY SCHOOLS

Amanda graduated from Valley Forge in 2003.  During her time as a Patriot, Amanda participated in the district’s visual communications vocational program VISCOM. This experience sparked her entrepreneurial spirit and love for photography.

SUCCESSFUL LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER

In 2011, Amanda launched a photography business, Hai Bales PhotographyLLC Hai Bales is a Northeast Ohio Wedding Photography Company specializing in visual storytelling.  

AUTHENTIC AND TRANSPARENT LEADERSHIP FOR OUR SCHOOLS

Amanda wants to bring back accountability and transparency to our schools. She will work tirelessly to end the current culture of secrecy, misspending, and lack of answerability to improve the quality of education for her children and yours.


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  • Jenn Petitto endorsed

    “She is the perfect person to help get our school system back on track!”

July 11, 2017

Its almost time!

Its almost time to turn in our petitions to be certified at the Board of Elections. With that date rapidly approaching, its more important then ever to start spreading our message throughout the 3 cities. That is where you come in, we need your support to provide the vehicles for the message and allow it to be heard. $5 dollars can help change the tide of our school district come November. #PCSDSTRONG

March 17, 2017

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  • Jenn Petitto endorsed

    “She is the perfect person to help get our school system back on track!”