Ramona Malone is a former resident of Cincinnati, Ohio. After marrying George “Mike” Malone in 1985, he asked her to move back to his hometown of Newport, where her love for this city developed through her husband’s love for his hometown and the warm welcome she received from her neighbors. Ms. Malone is a graduate of Woodward High School; and attended the University of Cincinnati and Southern Ohio College. Ramona pursued a career as an insurance professional and earned an SCLA (Senior Claims Law Associate) degree. Ms. Malone worked in the Insurance Industry for over twenty years and as a Senior Claims Specialist, Ramona was required to obtain and review the facts of each case in order to make the right decision; an attribute she plans to use to make the right decision for Newport Schools. Ramona is the mother of four children and all four have graduated from Newport High School. Along with being an active advocate for the NIS district, Ramona has a personal stake in the success of our school district as a resident of the Newport community. Ms. Malone is very excited about her appointment as School Board Chair and is looking forward to this opportunity to serve our children and the communtiy.