“Chris was always committed to making sure our children had the best opportunities,” said Stephanie Byrd, Cincinnati Preschool Promise (CPP) interim executive director. “We appreciate not only his service as a school board member, but also his support for CPP from the beginning. His presence on the board will truly be missed.”
Nelms passed away Tuesday after a long fight with cancer. He was first elected to the Cincinnati Public School board in 2008.