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Board of Trustees


Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission is governed by a tripartite board made up of equal numbers of private sector, public sector and democratically-elected client sector representatives. The Governing Board members are responsible for policy, governance, and strategic oversight of NOCAC.  Each board member has a fiduciary responsibility to the organization to ensure it is managed properly and has sufficient resources to deliver programs and services effectively. The Executive Director of NOCAC reports to the Governing Board Members.

Board meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at the NOCAC Central Office, 1933 East Second St.  Defiance.  Meetings begin at 6pm.

2022-2023 Governing Board Members


Public Sector Representatives

David Kern

David Kern

Defiance County Commissioner
Mark Holtsberry

Mark Holtsberry

Vice President

Paulding County Commissioner
Joe Short

Joe Short

Fulton County Commissioner
Stan Owens

Stan Owens

Van Wert County Commissioner
Bob Hastedt

Bob Hastedt

Henry County Commissioner
Lew Hilkert

Lew Hilkert

Williams County Commissioner

Private Sector Representatives

Kris Walters

Kris Walters

Schultz, Huber & Associates
Penni Bostelman

Penni Bostelman

Henry County Senior Center
Rachel Eicher

Rachel Eicher

Defiance College
Ron Etzler

Ron Etzler

Payne Chamber of Commerce
Dean Genter

Dean Genter

Secretary

Genter Farms
Dennis Miller

Dennis Miller

Maumee Valley Planning Organization
Rick Turner

Rick Turner

Vantage Career Center

Client Sector Representatives

Lucia Myers

Lucia Myers

Fulton County
John Basinger

John Basinger

Van Wert City Schools
Kaitlyn Howard

Kaitlyn Howard

Head Start Policy Council Rep.

Henry County
David Miller

David Miller

Williams County
Tiffany Goings

Tiffany Goings

President

Paulding County Job & Family Services

Vacant Seat

Defiance County