Fiscal Officer


Rita K. Drew

Fiscal Officer Drew is serving her first term as Bazetta Township’s Fiscal Officer. She was appointed to the position in May 2009. She was elected to the unexpired term in November 2009 and began her elected term on April 1, 2010.

Fiscal Officer Drew was born and raised in Geneva, Ohio. She lived in the Hartford, CT and Baltimore, MD areas before settling in Bazetta Township in 2004. She is an alumna of Geneva High School. She attended the University of Hartford and the University of Akron where she earned a BS in Business Management and MBAs in International Business and Management. She is a member of the Ohio Association of Public Treasurers and is currently pursuing their CPFA and CPIM certifications.

Prior to beginning her term as a public official, Fiscal Officer Drew worked in both the private and non-profit sectors. She was a Clerk in the University of Hartford’s Alumni House for 4 years. She spent 15 years as Retail Executive and Management Trainer with several nationally known retailers. She opened Arcady Sales & Consulting LLC in 2005 and Ace Equipment North in 2010. Both are located in Cortland.

Fiscal Officer Drew served two terms (six years) on the Board of Trustees for Lake Erie International Model United Nations (LEIMUN), an educational non-profit based in Ashtabula. Besides being a Trustee, she served as LEIMUN’s President for 1 year, Chief Financial Officer for 3 years, Chief Administrative Officer for 5 years, Director of Fund Raising for 1 year, and Secretary-General for 1 year. In addition, she either chaired or served on numerous committees, including Senior Staff, Advisory Council, Governance, Handbook Revision, Bylaws Revision, Rules Revision, and 30th Anniversary.


Bazettta Township Administration Building

3372 State Route 5 N.E.
Cortland, Ohio 44410

Phone: (330) 637-8816
FAX: (330) 637-4588