ABOUT BOARD MEMBERSHIP
OHuddle believes in the vision of helping every child to thrive and enrich their community.
OHuddle Board leadership invests your talents and gifts in the mission to awaken youth to their unique value through hope-filled relationships and one to one mentorship.
Are you interested in contributing to OHuddle's leadership team? Board commitment is a 3 year obligation. Find out more by emailing Sara Reith prior to completing the below survey.
Trevor Dunlap, Executive Director at Nuhop is passionate about experiential learning and fosters creative environments where people can succeed through self and team discovery.
Trevor is a graduate of Wittenberg University with degrees in elementary and special education.
Trevor serves on the North Central Ohio Land Conservancy & Muskingum Watershed Advisory Councils.
He lives in Wooster, Ohio with his wife Sarah and three children.
Secretary / Treasurer
Andrew Heller is a Wooster High School alumus and a graduate of Malone University in Canton, Ohio. Andrew has served as an associate pastor on staff at Wooster Nazarene since January of 2016. He spends the majority of his time ministering to High School students.
Andrew is married, and he and his wife Samantha have 2 children who they are raising in Wooster.
DAVID NEWBERRY YOKLEY
David Newberry-Yokley, and his partner Laura, are raising their two children in Wooster, Ohio. Professionally, David works as Senior Associate Director of Admissions at The College of Wooster. In addition to coordinating recruitment efforts for a geographic territory, David serves as the Director of Multicultural Recruitment and co-leader of the admissions office's social media team.
A graduate of The College of Wooster, David has been working in admissions higher education and diversity for nearly 20 years.
Dean and his wife reside in Sterling and have three children. Their oldest son is at Ohio State University, their middle son serves in the Navy and their daughter is at Green Local Schools.
Dean has spent 27 years in education, 6 as agricultural education teacher, 16 years as a Principal and is currently serving as the Superintendent of Green Local Schools.
Matt Beres is a husband and father raising his family right here in Wooster, OH where he currently serves as the Director of Elementary Education at Triway Local Schools.
Before working in public education he served as a pastor at NewPointe Community Church in various roles. His undergraduate work was done at Cedarville University, then pursued further education at Ashland University, and most recently completed a MEd in Educational Leadership at The American College of Education. Matt loves the Wooster community and serves as a member of the College of Wooster External Advisory Board for Education Department and is involved with The Wooster Resiliency Network in Wayne and Holmes County.
Aside from professional pursuits, Matt enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
James Fox is currently the President/CEO of Community Action Wayne/Medina and has worked in the non-profit sector for over 25 years.
Originally from California, James earned his Bachelor's from the University of Nevada and a Master's of Counseling in Adolescent and Family Therapy from the University of Missouri.
James and his amazing wife, Stephanie, moved to Wooster in 2008 with their three children.
Beth Miller, the owner of Everything Engraved, lives in Wooster with her husband, Mike and the youngest of their four children, Oliver.
As an OHuddle mentor and Wooster City schools parent, Beth has served in various volunteer capacities in the community and school system for the past 25 years. She is currently on the boards of Central American Medical Outreach and the Monday Night Mile.
Beth holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in biology from the University of Toledo and The Ohio State University, respectively.
Beth enjoys being physically active and she can be seen daily walking the family poodle, Sylvie.
Abby has focused her career as a social worker on working with traumatized youth.
She is the co-owner of Illuminate Mental Health, LLC with Angela Workman. Illuminate was founded to create a safe space to connect with and to educate everyone about mental health.
Abby has a passion for helping individuals and families connect with themselves and each other. Her goal is to make mental health education available and accessible for every child and family.
She is a lifelong resident of Wayne County and was blessed to grow up in a home that valued serving others. Abby does my best to honor this in the work she does daily.
Amy grew up in the village of Smithville, Ohio, and continues to grow her family there with her husband, Michael and their two daughters.
She is the owner of Miss Amy's Bakery in Wooster. Along with OHuddle, Amy's passions include bringing awareness to the growing need of mental health resources for our Veterans and children, providing inclusion for individuals with disabilities, and investing in her local community to build a better future for generations to come.
Amy serves on the Family and Community Engagement Committee for Green Local Schools and helps with numerous non-profit events. In her spare time she enjoys attending New Pointe Community Church, camping with her family and cheering on THE Ohio State Buckeyes Football!
Heidi Elser and her husband Chad reside in Wooster and have three children who attend Northwestern Local Schools.
Heidi is a graduate of Muskingum University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She is currently the Assistant Controller at Seaman Corporation, where she has worked for the past 8 years. She is involved in the Internal Communications team at Seaman Corporation that helps connect employees with the community through volunteer opportunities.
Prior to her time at Seaman Corporation, she worked in both corporate and public accounting. She is a member of Northwinds Church. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children, warm weather vacations, hiking, coaching, cooking, and hosting friend and family events.