|Governing Board for 2023|
|Trustees for 2023|
|Board, Trustee and Staff Bios|
|Cathy Blackford |
B.S. from Ohio State University. Retired from 35 year career with The Builders Exchange of Central Ohio, having served 22 years as executive director. Past affiliations: president of Leadership Columbus board of directors, board member Ohio Society of Association Executives, director of The Arlington Bank, member Ohio Union Council, board member O.S.U. Alumni Association Student Loan Foundation, and advisory board Buckeye Leadership Fellows. Recipient of numerous community leadership/service awards.
|Rev. Pamela Connolly, MDiv |
Pamela serves as the Pastor of Milford Center United Methodist Church and teaches as an online
adjunct Instructor at Indiana Wesleyan University, where she also serves as an Online Chaplain. Pam
grew up on a large family grain farm in rural Saskatchewan and appreciates the agricultural roots of
Union County. She has lived in Marysville for almost two decades and is happily married to John;
together they are raising their two children, a teenage daughter and son. Pamela is an Ordained Elder in
the Church of the Nazarene and earned a Master of Divinity from the Nazarene Theological Seminary in
Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to her Masters she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Rocky
Mountain College in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and an Associates in Tourism Management from Red Deer
College in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.
|Tim Emerick |
|Greg Gerten |
B.S. and Master’s of Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton with Post graduate work at the Air Force Institute of Technology in Navigation and Electronic warfare. He has created two separate engineering firms that have been merged into billion-dollar defense contractors where he continues to support the Department of Defense and entrepreneurship. Greg has been married to his wife Angelina for over 15 years and has four boys that enjoy working on their family farms around Union County. They are members of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and he supports the Knights of Columbus as a Trustee.
|Judi Green |
Lifelong resident of Marysville and member of MHS class of ‘64. B.A. from Miami University, Master of Arts in Teaching and MA in Educational Leadership. Retired from Marysville High School as the At-Risk Coordinator after having worked at O.M. Scotts and Sons Co. as an information specialist and Fairbanks High School as an English, Spanish and speech teacher. Judi currently tutors in the Homework Help Program at the Hope Center and serves as President of the MHS Alumni Scholarship Selection Board. Judi and her husband David live on their farm north of Marysville.
|John Hanby |
John and his wife Janet grew up in Marysville and are both 1964 graduates of MHS. They have been married for 55 years and have three children, 5 grandchildren and 2 great-children. They left Marysville in 1967 and traveled the country with John’s work and returned in 2012 when he retired.
Most of his career was spent in Executive positions with a variety of corporations and more recently with Private Equity. He served as President of Krueger Mfg., Executive V.P. for a division of Harsco Corp., President and as C.E.O. of Allpoints Food Service. In those capacities he had responsibility for
facilities in the U.S., Malaysia, China, Germany, and the U.K. he served on the Board of Harsco’s Malaysian affiliate and after retirement served on the Board of Allpoints for several years. He is an avid boater and fisherman.
|Adam J. Hodnichak, CFP®|
Bachelor’s degree in business marketing from
Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA. Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional (FPQP) and has FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 licenses.
Adam formerly worked for for McCarthy & Cox Retirement Specialists as a lead advisor for their Yellow Finch Financial division.
He also has worked for Dell Software as inside sales account manager and for Scotts Miracle-Gro as a merchandiser.
Adam is 2007 graduate of Marysville High School, graduate of the Union County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute,
an Eagle Scout, former St. Vincent College swim team captain, and former MHS class president. He resides in Marysville with his wife Kimberly and two children.
|Chad Hoffman |
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. He is very active in his community and resides in Richwood with his wife and three children.
|Chip Hubbs |
B.S. and Master of Health Administration Indiana University, fellowship at the Sinai Health System in Chicago. A fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, listed by Becker’s Hospital Review of Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know, Columbus Business First’s C-Suite Award Honoree, Union County Business Leader of the Year, Columbus Business First’s “Forty Under 40” and Modern Healthcare Magazine’s Up and Comer Award, delegate to the American Hospital Association’s Regional Policy Board, board member of the Institute for Health Innovation. Past board president Ohio Hospital Association, Fairbanks Board of Education, Union County Chamber of Commerce, and the Union County Family YMCA. Chip is married, has four children, and resides in Marysville.
|Gary Lee |
Born in Union County, graduate of Marysville High School and O.S.U. Served 16 years as Union County Commissioner. Former president of the State Commissionerrsquo;s Association. Has testified “dozens” of times in the Ohio House and Senate. Served as a founding board members and president of the Union County Foundation. Union County Chamber “Lifetime Achievement Award” and UCF honoree. Married to wife Marcia for 50+ years. Assists sons Ryan and Greg on the family farm as well as enjoying their family.
|Meg Michel |
Licensed since 1983 and broker since 1991. Meg grew up in the real estate industry in construction and sales. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from Denison University, served as a business consultant in New York, Philadelphia and Brussels for CIGNA Corporation, and then returned to Marysville after her father’s death. She opened her own company, King Thompson/Meg Michel Realty in 1997 and in 2001 converted her office to RE/MAX Winners.
|Matt Milholland, CFP®|
A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and co-owner of Milholland Financial Group. Previously worked as a Financial Advisor at Skylight Financial Group and the MetLife Premier Client Group. He was raised in Marysville, graduated from Marysville High School in 2008, and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a B.S. in Finance. Matt holds FINRA Series 7, 63 & 65 registrations as well as Ohio life, health, and annuity licenses. Matt is on the Search Ministries Columbus Local Leadership Board and is a member at Urbana Country Club. Married to wife Annie and they reside in Marysville.
|Jennifer Morrison, M.D. FACS|
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 since 2002. Jennifer and her husband Matt Morrison (Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine) have 4 children.
|Roger C. Nicol |
BS and MS in Agricultural Education from The Ohio State University. Retired from 43 year career (with Landmark, Countrymark and Land O’Lakes) in Human Resources. Past president of the Ohio Human Resources Council, past president of the Fairbanks Board of Education, a member of the Ohio FFA Foundation and a director for the Ohio Suffolk Sheep Association. Memberships include the Ohio Agricultural Council, the Columbus Maennerchor Club and St. John’s Lutheran church where he has served as elder, vice-president, and secretary. Roger and Barb have two grown daughters, Tami and Amy.
|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.
|Christie Snider, CPA |
Lifetime Union County resident and graduate of North Union High School and Mt. Vernon Nazarene University (Magna Cum Laude). Christie is active in her church and community and enjoys spending time with her husband and their four children.
|R. Mark Stover, DO |
Board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon since 1982. During his residency, he completed specialized rotations in total joint surgery and hand surgery. Awarded the title “Fellow” by the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO) in 1993. Former President of the AOAO in 2000, Board Member of the AOAO from 1992 through 2001, Medical Staff President of Memorial Hospital, Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Memorial Hospital, Member of the Medical Executive Committee at Memorial Hospital, Chairman of the Credentials Committee at Memorial Hospital, and Chairman and Residency Program Director of the Department of Orthopedics at Doctor’s Hospital. Member of the medical staff of Memorial Hospital.
|Georgia Tobin |
Georgia has been a resident of Union County since 1993. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a major in Latin and Greek and a minor in Computer Science. She manages the Foundation’s website and is the Scholarship Administrator.
|Andrea Weaver, AAS MBA|
Andrea has served as Union County Auditor since 2011. She serves as the County Auditors Association (CAAO), Legislative Chair and was elected to a progressive 4-year term of the state board of directors. She will serve as President in 2021. She serves on the Ohio Government Finance Officers Association board, the Ohio State Audit Committee, the Memorial Health Foundation board and is a past board member of the Union County YMCA. She is a member of the Association of Government Accountants, and the Union County Republicans Central Committee. She is a graduate of Union County’s Leadership program and the JoAnn Davidson Leadership Institute. She has served as the County Recorder in Mercer County. She earned a BS, Accounting from Miami University and an MBA, Finance from St. Francis University. She and husband Dave live in Marysville. She has 5 adult children and 4 grandchildren.
|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.