The Youngstown Board of Education filled a vacancy at their meeting Tuesday evening. 

The Board of Education voted to replace former school board member Dawn Turnage with former Superintendent Joseph Meranto. 

Turnage resigned from the Board on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 after accepting a new position outside of Youngstown.

Meranto has worked in education for 50 years, and retired as Youngstown City Schools Superintendent in 2021. 

The vote to have Meranto on the School Board was unanimous by the other members.