Board of Trustees

 Permanent Trustees

(12 permanent trustee positions)

Name Representing
Jason Troutwine Chamber of Commerce – Reid Health
Chris Straszheim Chamber of Commerce – Kettering Health Network
Zach Shafer Chamber of Commerce – Shafer Concessions
Dave Haber Board of Commissioners
Lavon Wright Board of Commissioners – County Auditor
Joe Renner Eaton City Council - Mayor
Kathy Smallwood Mayor’s Association – Village of New Paris, Mayor
OPEN Township Association
Mike Freed Sinclair Community College
Jeff Parker Preble County Schools – Eaton City Schools, Superintendent
Becky Sorrell/Erin Harris OhioMeansJobs - Preble County

Private Sector Trustees

(Consideration of 5-yr term w/5-yr contribution of $15,000 annually, 1-yr term w/$2,500 contribution)

Name Representing
TBD Silfex
Tim Crammer Henny Penny Corp.
Bonnie Baker-Tattershall Kettering Health Network
Craig Kinyon Reid Health
Rob Beeler AES Energy
Heather Beatty/Bill Hutton Bullen Ultrasonics
Scott Roman LCNB
Brian Volpatti CenterPoint Energy 
Markus Pomper IU East
Brian Ault Bruns General Contracting
Rick Hanes Edison State Community College
Perrica Short New Paris Chamber of Commerce
Chad Bolser Ivy Tech Community College
Rodney Creech LawnPlus

Public Sector Trustees

(Consideration of government jurisdiction w/contribution of $2.75 per person multiplied by total population)

Name Representing
Brad Collins City of Eaton
Jeff Sewert Village of Lewisburg
TBD Village of Camden

Special Trustees – Voting

(Appointed by board, contribution waived or reduced, no more than 6 can be appointed, 1-yr term)

Name Representing
Eric Dolan MVCTC
Jeff Sewert Village of Lewisburg

Special Trustees – Non Voting

(Director of Economic Dev. & Exec. Director  of Preble County Chamber of Commerce)

Name Representing
Karen Moss Chamber of Commerce
Justin Sommer Economic Development Director

Executive Committee

Name Representing Member Role
Jeff Sewert Village of Lewisburg Chair
Jason Troutwine Reid Health Vice Chair
Craig Kinyon Reid Health Treasurer
Perrica Short New Paris Chamber of Commerce Secretary
Brad Collins City of Eaton Past Chair
Dave Haber Preble County Commissioner Government Representative
Karen Moss Preble County Chamber of Commerce Commerce Representative
Justin Sommer Economic Development Director PCDP