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Board & Staff

Who We Are

Our board and staff have an unwavering commitment to the Habitat mission, and a passion for serving those in need of affordable housing. We work tirelessly to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization.

Our Board

Chairman: Geoff Gregory, Ohio Health Physician Group-Vice President, North Region

Vice Chairman/Secretary: Jacqueline Peterson, Elder/Pastor, Logos Christian Ministries

Treasurer: Scott Bennett, United Bank, N.A., Division of Park National Bank

Dennis Swartz, Retired- Vo-Ag Educator

Robert Baer, Kibbey Development Group/KCI Realty

Christine Brown, MB Farms, LLC

Fred Rode, Retired- Carpentry Educator

Janelle Hafer, Ohio Health/Marion General Hospital Charge Nurse, ICU 

Vern Smith, Ada Technologies, Inc. Senior Manager

Erin Bender, The Point at Otterbein University, Executive Director

Catherine Gerber, The Ohio State University Marion, Director, Development & Community Relations

Steve Gilmore, R-12 Restorations

Kelly Marsh, Augusta Sportswear, Director of Culture, Communications, and Talent

Jim McGuire, J.L. McGuire & Associations

Jim Terry, OhioHealth/Marion General Hospital, Maintenance Supervisor


Our Staff

Our Sponsors and Partners