The work of the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio is largely achieved through the strong support and expertise provided by the Board of Trustees. Each member, past and present, has contributed tremendously to the Foundation's mission and is greatly esteemed for their tireless efforts and dedication to the region.
Current Foundation for Appalachian Ohio Board of Trustees
Chairperson: Joy Padgett, Coshocton County | Governor's Office of AppalachiaTreasurer: TJ Conger, Jackson and Franklin Counties | John Gerlach & Company LLP
Secretary: Belinda Jones, Vinton and Franklin Counties | Capitol Consulting Group, Inc.
Mike Brooks, Athens County | Rocky Brands, Inc.
Ron Cremeans, Washington County | Duke Energy
Matt Eli, Muskingum County | Y City Recycling
Terry P. Fleming, Washington and Franklin Counties
Barbara Hansen, Muskingum County | Muskingum University
Thomas W. Johnson, Muskingum and Franklin Counties | Ohio Strategic Advocacy Partners, LLC
Christiane W. Schmenk, Franklin County | Bricker & Eckler
B.J. Smith, Muskingum County | AT&T
Alan Stockmeister, Jackson County | Elemetal, LLC; OPM Metals, LLC; Echo Environmental, LLC
David Wilhelm, Athens and Franklin Counties | New Harvest Ventures
Mike Workman, Morgan County | Contraxx Furniture, Inc.
Current Board Emeriti Members
Marianne Campbell, Gallia County | Retired, Holzer Medical Clinic
Robert "Mick" McLaughlin, Clermont County | Retired, UC Clermont College
Ronald Strickmaker, Athens County | StoreFlix, LLC