|FOUNDATION GOVERNING BOARD & TRUSTEES|
|Governing Board for 2016
Trustees for 2015
B.A., Juris Doctorate from The Ohio State University, 37 Year Partner at Allen, Yurasek & Merklin Law Practice.
Past and Present Affiliations: United Way of Union County, First United Methodist Church, Memorial Hospital, Union County
Chamber of Commerce.
B.S . in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
Retired from the Nestle Company after 38 years.
Past and present Affiliations: Memorial Hospital of Union County Development Council, Union County Hospital Association,
member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Four children, eleven grandchildren.
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and partner in McCarthy & Cox,
Retirement and Estate Planning, LLC. Past community involvement includes stints as president of the board of both the
United Way of Union County and The Marysville Uptown Renewal team.
Jim is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and lives in Marysville with his wife Faye (of Schulze, Howard & Cox Law Firm)
with their two children.
Graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Finance and International Business. Employed with the
Foundation since November of 2002; Director of Finance and Development since 2007.
B.S. from The Ohio State University, M.Ed. from Ashland University. Retired from Olentangy Local Schools after 30 years in the
classroom and advising student publications. Individual member of the Union County Chamber of Commerce – present chairperson of
Covered Bridge Bluegrass Festival and Historical Marker Committee, past president of Marysville Business Association.
Member of Friends of the Marysville Public Library Board. Mardy and her husband Steve Stolte reside in Marysville.
President/CEO of The Richwood Banking Company and a Certified Public Accountant. Former chairman of Memorial Hospital Board of Directors. Has served as board member of the Richwood Business Association, Union County Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement. Has coached softball & baseball and
resides in Richwood with his wife and three children.
B.S. in Agriculture from The Ohio State University. Retired from The Scotts Company after 38 years. Served as Marysville Police Auxiliary Officer concurrently while employed by The Scotts Company. Was appointed as Marysville Police Chief upon retirement from Scotts. Currently operating
family farm with wife and son and doing limited consulting for major league athletic fields.
Eugene and his wife are the parents of two children and six grandchildren, and members of St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Financial Advisor and limited partner with Edward Jones. B.S. Journalism & MBA from Ohio University and is an Accredited Asset Management
Specialist. Chairman of the Union County Port Authority and Secretary of the Union County Chamber of Commerce board.
He is on the planned giving committees of Memorial Hospital of Union County and the Union County Family YMCA. Joseph is a cancer survivor,
avid cyclist, and active member of his church. Joseph lives in Marysville with his wife of 29 years, Janet.
Jennifer Morrison, M.D.
Doctor of Medicine degree from St. Louis University, Board-Certified Ophthalmologist from The Ohio State University specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases. Six years’ service as Board Chairman and Vice Chair at the former Marysville Ohio Surgical Center (now Memorial Outpatient Surgical Center). Assistant clinical professor at The Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology. Volunteer at the Columbus Medical Association Free clinic.
In private practice in Marysville for 14 years. Jennifer and her husband Matt Morrison (Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine) have 4 children.
Brian Ravencraft, C.P.A.
Brian has been with Holbrook &
Manter since 1995, primarily focusing on the area of Tax
Consulting and Compliance. Brian has a Bachelor of Science
and Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.
Brian and his wife have two children and reside in Marysville.
J.D. The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, B.A. Ohio Northern University. Of Counsel at Bricker & Eckler LLP and President, Argus Growth.
Director of the Ohio Development Services Agency; former Mayor of Marysville; former VP for External Affairs for Scotts Miracle-Gro Company; Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Board of Trustees; Women’s Small Business Accelerator; Ohio Northern University Board of Trustees; The Hope Center Marysville Board of Trustees; Past President of Union County Chamber of Commerce; Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees and Marysville Public Library Board of Trustees.
Chris and her husband Mike live in Marysville with their two children and attend Marysville Grace Brethren Church.
Victor Trianfo, D.O.
Vice President of Medical Affairs and Quality, Memorial Hospital of Union County.
Medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Board Certified in Family Practice. Served as chief resident of Family Medicine at The Ohio State University where he
also was an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Residency Director. Dr. Trianfo and his wife have three
children and he enjoys fishing, shooting and other outdoor activities.
David A. Vollrath
Earned his B.S. in Marketing/Management from Miami University in 1979. Life-long resident of Union County; owned
and operated a 3rd generation General Motors automobile franchise from 1980 until selling the business in 2001.
Leadership positions on numerous community boards and is very active in his local church. He has served as The
Union County Foundation’s Executive Director since the fall of 2001.
Carol Young, Ph.D.
Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Ohio University, B.A. and M.A. from Marshall University in Speech-Language
Pathology and Audiology and Education. Former Superintendent of North Union Local School District and served
as a school administrator, teacher, and speech-language pathologist in Ohio schools. Currently works as part-time faculty
with Otterbein University and as a school improvement consultant with Buckeye Community Hope Foundation. Carol and her husband Craig
have one child and one granddaughter and are members of the Richwood First United Methodist Church.
Steve Yurasek, J.D.
B.S. Business Administration (1974) and J.D. (1979) from The Ohio State University; 31 year Partner at Allen, Yurasek, Merklin & Owens-Ruff Law Office.
Past and Present Affiliations: Union County YMCA, United Way of Union County and Red Cross; Union County and Ohio State Bar Associations; First United
Methodist Church of Marysville.
Ron graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Economics, with a specialization in Finance.
He is a twenty-three year veteran of the banking industry, and is currently serving as President and CEO of Liberty National Bank. He currently serves on the Board of the Hardin County Economic Development Council,
Discovery Riders Board of Directors is past chairman for the Hardin County Chamber and
Business Alliance. Ron, his wife Kelli and their family reside in Bellefontaine.