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Board of Education Bios

Eric Walter
(330) 317-2734

Term Expires: 12/31/2021

Eric Walter was born and raised in Wooster and graduated from Triway High School in 1995.  He went on to graduate from Walsh University with a degree in communications.  While at Walsh he met his wife, Renee.  Renee is a special education teacher at Wooster Twp. Elementary.  Together they have 3 children, Owen, Chase and Bailey. 

Eric is an Allstate Agency owner in downtown Wooster.  He has been active in coaching youth sports for many years at Triway.  Eric joined the Board of Education in 2012.

Ryan Gilbert
Vice President
(330) 621-2790

Term Expires: 12/31/2021

Ryan Gilbert was born in Wooster, raised on the east coast, returned to Wooster in 1992, and graduated from Triway in 1996.  Ryan went on to graduate, with honors, from The University of Akron in 2001.  He met his wife, London, in high school, who is also a 1996 graduate of Triway.  London is the EMIS Coordinator for the Triway District.  The couple has 3 children, a daughter, Jaymes, and sons, Roman and Deacon. 

Ryan is the Vice President Commercial Lending Relationship Manager for PNC Bank in Wooster.  He is the President of the Triway Youth Football League, Treasurer of the Triway Recreation Baseball League, and has coached numerous youth and Jr. High sports for Triway. 


Annette Mast
Board Member
(330) 262-0544

Term Expires:  12/31/2019

Annette Mast was raised in Moreland and graduated from Triway High School.  She graduated from Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor of Science in both Accounting and Finance with a minor in Mathematics.  Upon graduation, Annette worked for the State of Ohio Auditor’s office for 13 years.  This job involved working with cities, counties and schools preparing their annual financial statements, performing financial forecasts and overseeing their financial functions.  In 2006, Annette began working as a Cost Analyst for The Wooster Brush Company.  Today, Annette serves as Treasurer.

She is married to Jeff and they have two boys, Billy and Joey.  Both boys are involved in many Triway athletic programs.  Annette has served on the Board of Wee Care, a not-for-profit United Way preschool.  She also held offices in parent organizations at both preschool and grade school levels.  Annette can be found on the sidelines cheering for her boys and their teammates.  Her family is very important to her.

The Board must be fiscally responsible and see that every student is the best that they can be.  Every student is important and deserves a great education.  The students are our future and they are our responsibility.  Annette takes great pride in the Triway school system.  She is honored to serve on the Board of Education.


Donald Noble II
Board Member
(330) 466-1285

Term expires: 12/31/2021

Don Noble was raised in Millersburg and graduated from West Holmes High School.  He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  After working in the banking industry for five years after graduation, in 1994 he became Manager of Human Resources for United Titanium in Wooster.  Don continues in this role today and also earned his Professional in Human Resources certification in 1998.

He is married to Theresa and they have two children, Nicholas and Stephanie.  They have lived in the Triway School District for the past fifteen years and have been actively involved with the Triway community.

Don has been actively involved in the Wooster/Wayne County community for many years.  He currently serves on the boards of Goodwill Industries of Wayne and Holmes Counties, Rails-to-Trails of Wayne Co., Wayne County Children Services, Wayne Economic Development Council, Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce, Wayne County Schools Career Center, Wooster Community Hospital Foundation, District 16 Natural Resources Assistance Council, and the Ohio to Erie Trail.  Don is also currently a member of the Wooster Rotary Club and the Wayne Area HR Association.  He is actively involved with the Wooster Arts Jazz Fest and is a member of the 2001 Leadership Wooster class.

Don views his school board commitment as the most important role he has of all the “community service” avenues in which he participates.  Not only maintaining the excellence of the Triway Schools, but continually improving our schools for the betterment of students, parents, teachers, staff, and the community is his top priority.  He is always amazed by the support and encouragement from everyone in the Triway community.  The “Triway Difference” is a special brand.  Being fiscally responsible with the tax dollars of the Triway Local Schools while meeting the needs of the students, is also one Don's priorities.  He takes great pride in being able to serve the people of Triway and recognizes it as a true privilege to be a member of the school board.


Travis Snyder
Board Member
(419) 651-7076

Term expires: 12/31/2019

Travis Snyder graduated from Triway High School in 1995.  He continued his education at The College of Wooster and completed his degree in Mathematics in 1999.  Travis began working with State Farm Insurance following college.  He opened his own State Farm Insurance agency in Ashland, Ohio in 2001 and continues to manage his agency to this date. 

While attending The College of Wooster, he met his wife Yael.  After marrying in 2004, they added three children to their family:  Tyler, Payton, and Trypton.  All three children attend Triway Local Schools and keep their parents very active with all of their activities. 

Travis began his school board tenure with Triway Local Schools in 2012.  He is a proud member of the school board, and considers his responsibilities as a board member vital to the future of our childrens’ educations.  Travis believes that the strength of the Triway district comes from the collaboration between the district’s parents, students, teachers and administrators. 

Go Titans!