Dr. Marrah holds Degrees from The Ohio State University, Florida Institute of Technology and Ashland University. He has been married to Jennifer for over 31 years and enjoys the time he spends with her each day. Doug and Jennifer are the proud parents of four children, Ashley, DJ, Katie & Amanda. They have lived in Ohio for the past 27 years and met while teaching school in Florida.
During his career Doug has taught in the state of Florida as well as Ohio. He has taught students at all levels and served as an Elementary Principal and Superintendent of Minerva Local Schools prior to becoming Superintendent of Ashland City Schools. Dr. Marrah is proud to be a part of the Ashland community and considers himself fortunate to serve the children of Ashland as the Superintendent.
Dr. Marrah enjoys listening to music and performing music at home or with his friends. He and his family members, are also avid water-skiers. They enjoy many of the "family" oriented activities associated with water sports. Doug considers his duties and responsibilities as a husband and father to be his most important commitments.