Board of Trustees

Officers of the Board 

  • Rodney L. Neuenschwander
  • Mervin C. Yoder
    Vice Chair
  • Brenda K. Smith
  • Alice M. Williams

The Executive Committee 

  • Matt Chesnes
  • Thomas L. Crawford
  • David A. King
  • Rodney L. Neuenschwander
  • Mark N. Rose
  • Brenda K. Smith
  • Alice M. Williams
  • LaMar Wyse
  • Mervin C. Yoder


  • Charles I. Bancroft D.V.M., '85
    Youngstown, Ohio 
  • Pamela G. (Huff) Burch '77
    Agency Manager, State Farm Insurance 
    Memphis, Tenn. 
  • Rev. Matthew J. Chesnes, D. Min.
    Oversight Board Chair of the Evangelical Friends Church-Eastern Region
    Senior Pastor, Morning Star Friends Church
    Chardon, Ohio 
  • Thomas Crawford, D. Min., '74
Executive Director,, Evangelical Friends Church-Eastern Region
    Senior Pastor, Morningside Friends Church
    Port St. Lucie, Fla.
  • Janet Weir Creighton
    Commissioner, Stark County
    Canton, Ohio
  • Ronald D. Crock, M.D., '88, '01
    Medical Director, Mercy Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Mercy Medical Center
    Canton, Ohio
  • Marcie E. Curry '98 
    Certified Public Accountant
    Salem, Ohio
  • Peter Fowler '01
    Lead Pastor, Salem First Friends Church
    Salem, Ohio
  • Susan Grabowski '91
    CEO, Desidara
    Uniontown, Ohio
  • Kevin J. Hammons '88
    Senior Vice President, CAO & Assistant CFO, Community Health Systems, Inc.
    Franklin, Tenn.
  • Shari N. Hansen '99
    Senior IT Manager, The Progressive Casualty Insurance
    Mayfield Village, Ohio
  • Flanvis J. Johnson II 
    Bishop, The House of the Lord
    Akron, Ohio
  • Edward C. Kapraly
    Owner, Riverside Native Trees & Nursery
    Delaware, Ohio 
  • David A. King, Ed.D.
    President, Malone University
    Canton, Ohio
  • Terry C. Magro
    Educator/Counselor (Retired)
    St. Clairsville, Ohio
  • Brian R. Miller '89
    President & CEO, Provia
    Sugarcreek, Ohio 
  • Leon Miller, M.D.
    Millersburg, Ohio
  • Rhonda J. Mitchell '87, N.D. 
    Beloit, Ohio
  • Martha L. Mooney '74, D.V.M.
    Owner/Maple Run Veterinary Clinic
    Mt. Gilead, Ohio
  • David V. Mungo, M.D.
    Founding Physician, Alliance Community Medical Foundation
    Chair, Department of Surgery
    President, Hospital Staff Medicine and Dentistry
    Alliance, Ohio
  • David P. Murray '82, J.D.
    Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    Washington, D.C.
  • Rodney L. Neuenschwander '99
    Partner, The Ruhlin Group LLC
    North Canton, Ohio
  • Lynn A. Pierce
    Director of Women’s & Children’s Ministries, Willoughby Hills Friends Church
    Willoughby, Ohio
  • David P. Rawson '62, Ph.D.
    Ambassador of the United States (Retired), Professor of Political Economy, George Fox University
    Newburg, Oregon
  • Mark N. Rose, M.D., J.D.
    Senior Vice President Legal Affairs, Aultman Health Foundation
    Canton, Ohio
  • Brenda K. Smith
    Deputy Director Probation, Programs & Services, Franklin County Domestic & Juvenile Court (Retired)
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Matthew C. Sutter
    AIA/Led AP, SOL Harris/Day Architecture
    North Canton, Ohio
  • Lyndon M. Thomas '82
    Manager Real Estate & Facility Planning, Timken Steel
    Canton, Ohio
  • Alice M. Williams
    Director, Federal Taxes, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company 
    Akron, Ohio
  • LaMar L. Wyse '68
    President, WyseSolutions LLC
    Galion, Ohio
  • Mervin C. Yoder '75, M.D.,
    Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine
    Indianapolis, Ind.