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Newest Board Members


The Board of Control for the United Way of Coshocton County is very pleased to announce that it has brought on 3 new board members this month.

Tom Heading, Emily Adams and John Larson are all able to serve 2 consecutive three-year terms as a board member of the United Way.


Tom Heading is a Production Support Chemist for Organic Technologies and has worked there for 2 ½  years.  Tom volunteers as a Troup leader for the Boy Scouts of America and has earned his Eagle Scout.  He is also a OHSAA Soccer referee, a graduate of the Tree Commission Academy, works with the Financial Peace University, is a member of the Presbyterian Church and is a Euphonium player.  Tom enjoys reading, cooking, camping and hiking and computers.  He and his wife Caroline have 2 children, Jacob, 14 and Sarah, 12.


John Larson is the owner of Warehouse Steak and Stein as well as Oscar Rose restaurants.  For 31 years, John was in Education as a teacher, principal and superintendent.  He was a consultant for the Ohio Department of Education for 6 years as well. 

John has been a volunteer for Christ’s Table in Zanesville where he served not only as a volunteer but a board member and treasurer.  He has also volunteered with the Red Cross.  Before work became his main hobby, he enjoyed running, skiing and racquetball.  John has one son, one daughter and 4 wonderful grandchildren.


Emily Adams is the director of the Ohio State Extension Office since May of 2012.  Emily and her husband Ryan own Adams Family concessions and enjoy attending festivals.  They have 2 children, Nathan age 6 and Julia age 4.  They attend Keene United Methodist church where Emily enjoys being a table parent with the God’s Kids program.


The board of the United Way of Coshocton county is thrilled to welcome its newest board members.



Board of Control

Lyn Mizer,

Executive Director

Patty Wherley,

Executive Assistant 

Lynn Jacobs
725 Pine Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
Kevin Ratcliffe (2014-1)
Clow Water Systems
2266 South Sixth Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Diane Erwin (2012-1)
Erwin Family Eye Care
535 Chestnut St.
Coshocton, OH 43812
Kyle Ridenbaugh (2014 - 1)
Kraft Foods
1660 South Second St.
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Robert Mauch (2016-1)
305 Main Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Tina Stoffer ( 2015-1)
1632 Knob Hill Drive
Coshocton, OH 43812
Executive Committee Members:

Tim Rohr
AK Steel
17400 SR 16
Coshocton, Ohio 43812

Winnie Ellis (2012-1)
Rock-Tenn Corp.
500 N. 4th Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
740-552-2207 Fax: 623-3885
Rev. Murray McMillan(2016-1)
1776 Walnut Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Joy Padgett (2014-1)
Govenor's Office of Appalachia 
Patty Paul (2013-1)
Home Loan Savings Bank
413 Main Street
Coshocton, OH 43812

Ben Hall ( 2016-1)

Leech, Scherbel, Peddicord, Given
240 South Fourth Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812


Board of Control Members:
Doug Speicher (2012-1)
Edward Jones Investments
45 Downtowner Plaza
Coshocton, OH 43812
Sarah Vickers (Youth Rep)
Student at RiverView
Jennie Thompson (2015-2)
Ohio Heritage Bank
200 Main Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
740-622-8311 Fax: 622-8325

 Emily Adams (2017-1) 
OSU Extension
724 South Seventh Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812


John Larson (2017-1)
Old Warehouse
400 North Whitewoman Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812

Tom Heading (2017-1)
Organic Technologies
1350 South Sixth Street
Coshocton, Ohio 43812


United Way Board Members are the BEST!

Board member, John Larson, owner of the Warehouse Steak and Stein recently helped to construct the world's largest BLT sandwich in conjunction with the first annual Appalachian Bacon Nation Festival.  All proceeds from the sale of the SANDWICH were contributed to the United Way.  Thanks John!

Board member get inspiration at the Board Retreat!

Doug Speicher should not be left out of our board picture!

Civil Servants in our Staff and Board

Our Fearless Leader recently had the distinct pleasure of visiting United Way Worldwide.  It is an organization filled with competent, professional and very approachable and real people all united by their desire to be a servant!


Board members Diane Erwin and Tina Stoffer are ready for the fair!

Winnie Ellis and Tom Heading at the recent board retreat.



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