Mr. Shives was elected to the Struthers Board of Education in January 2014 and was re-elected for a second term in January 2018. Mr. Shives is a business professional where he leads a team of business professionals that deliver Electronic Security Solutions (Alarm, Video, Access Control, Fire Life Safety and the many services supporting those solutions) to a customer base in the United States. 2021 marks 28 years with the same company headquartered in Canton, OH. Mr. Shives was sworn in as a board member of the Mahoning County Career & Technical Center in January 2018 and again for a second term in January 2021. Mr. Shives is a 1985 graduate of Struthers High School and completed his undergraduate degree at Youngstown State University. Mr. Shives proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and is a Persian Gulf War Veteran. He and his wife, Megan, reside in Struthers and are members of Christ Our Savior Parish and have three daughters, McKenna, Karli, and Kamryn.