Akron school board seeks applications to replace Otterman. Beacon Journal Ohio dot com report. The Akron school board met Saturday and came up with the process it will use to replace John Otterman, the school board member who resigned this week in the wake of a suspected fentanyl overdose. Those interested must submit a letter of interest and a resume. They will also be required to answer a brief online questionnaire, board President Patrick Bravo said Saturday. For more on this and other stories, visit Ohio dot com or pick up the latest copy of the Akron Beacon Journal today.