Board of Directors

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The SCHTF Board of Directors is an all-volunteer “working board,” united to support the mission of alleviating hunger in Stark County and to guide the organization into the future.
From representing the organization at various local events, as well as at our own fundraisers to serving as executive officers, and chairs and/or members of committees, members of the SCHTF Board of Directors contribute their time and talents in many different capacities. Some have been with us for 13+ years, and others for 1-5 years,  and come from a variety of different professional/personal backgrounds. What they all have in common, regardless of those differences, is a commitment to making an impact on the struggling members of our community by providing a basic need — food.


Robert Feielin – President – The Timken Company
Terry Regula – Vice President – Aultman Hospital
Robert Fay – Treasurer – CPA
Theresa Donato – Secretary – Retired from Diebold
Mark Clendenin – Northeast Regional Business Development Manager- Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
Richard Desrosiers- Executive Editor-Canton Repository
Joey Ellwood – Huntington Bank
Katherine Gessner – MCTV

Brook Harless
Ashley Harwell – Haines Direct
Debbie Horn – Emeritus
Paula Lane- Retired Attorney
Redda Latona – Retired from Plain Local Schools
Joe Rozsa – Site 14, Owner/Creative Director
Mary Anne Schwartz –  Your Life in Pictures: Photography by Mary-Anne Schwartz, Owner
Marie Sumser – Alliance Publishing
Lisa Vitale Arnold – Attorney, Vitale Legal LLC
Yvette Zingery – SoL Harris/Day Architecture, Interior Designer

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What our board members say:

“I have always felt that in a country as rich as this, there is no reason for anyone to go hungry.  It saddens me to know so many people right here in Stark County are hungry.  I am excited to fill that need.”

“It always amazes me at how far our organization has grown and how much more we are accomplishing each year.”

“I want to help my community and give to those less fortunate, particularly those that cannot even provide adequate food for their families, the most basic need.  SCHTF is a great organization to get involved with because it is a working board – so tons of opportunities to not only serve on a board, but volunteer in the community and get your hands dirty!”

“What excites me about SCHTF is that we are meeting such a basic need in our community.”

“I wanted to join a non-profit board to share my professional experiences while giving back to the community. I thought that the fight against hunger was a compelling and worthy cause.”