Northern Buckeye Education Council

About Us

The Northern Buckeye Education Council (NBEC) is a not-for-profit Council of Governments organized under Chapter 167 of the Ohio Revised Code. The purpose of the NBEC is to provide educational entities in greater northwestern Ohio access to a variety of cooperative administrative services thereby reducing the cost of obtaining these services. Currently the NBEC provides data processing services through its Northwest Ohio Computer Association (NWOCA) subsidiary; assists in the preparation of financial reports and offers inservice training sessions to employees of its member districts.

The NBEC is organized to:

  • Foster cooperation among educational entities.
  • Provide leadership in planning for the future needs of educational entities in our service area.
  • Provide cooperative services to member educational entities in order to achieve efficiencies of scale and reduce overall costs.

Presently, there are forty one public education entities as full members in the NBEC, all of which are located in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Williams and Wood counties.

The NBEC office is located at 209 Nolan Parkway, Archbold Ohio. The Northwest Ohio Computer Association subsidiary has an auxiliary office located in the Wynn Center, Oregon Ohio.

Administrative Team

Dr. John Granger
Interim Executive Director
Phone: 419-267-2500
Email: granger@nwoca.org

Photo of Robin Pfund Robin Pfund
Treasurer/Business Manager
Phone: 419-267-2509
Email: pfund@nwoca.org
Photo of Joe Prchlik Joe Prchlik
Director of Operations and Technology
Phone: 419-267-2515
Email: prchlik@nwoca.org
Photo of Tammy Butler Tammy Butler
Assistant to Treasurer
Phone:  419-267-2508
Email:  butler@nwoca.org