Anne Cole, was appointed to the Ohio State Marion Board of Trustees in 2010 and serves as vice chair. She currently is the vice president of United Bank in Bucyrus.
An active community member, Ms. Cole is a member of the boards of directors for the Bucyrus Area United Way and the Bucyrus Salvation Army. In addition, she served as president of both the Bucyrus Rotary Club and Junior Achievement of North Central Ohio.
A graduate of Colonel Crawford High School, Ms. Cole holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics management from Ohio Wesleyan University and an MBA from Ashland University.
Lynn Oliver Garvin was named to the Ohio State Marion Board of Trustees in June of 2003. Garvin is a native of Bay Village, Ohio, and a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Early and Middle Childhood Education.
A resident of Marion for the past 22 years, Garvin has served on the board of directors of Junior Service Guild, The Marion Association for Gifted Children, and Indian Mound Elementary P.T.A. She is the past president of Baker Middle School P.T.A., and was selected as 2001 Volunteer of the Year for the State of Ohio P.T.A. Garvin has served on the Board of Trustees, Administrative, and Youth Councils for Epworth United Methodist Church, and the Continuous Improvement Committee for the Marion City Schools. She is a board member of the Marion Educational Foundation, and serves as Vice President of the Harding Music Parents.
Lynn and her husband, Charlie, have three children. In their spare time, they breed and show Dalmatian dogs, and have bred over 85 AKC Champions.
Daryl Gates was named to the Ohio State Marion Board of Trustees in 2011.
Gates is the president/CEO of Morral Companies, LLC, Morral, Ohio. He serves as the treasurer of Marion General Hospital and the Marion Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of Marion Rotary Club, Marion County Farm Bureau, The Fertilizer Institute and the Fluid Fertilizer Foundation.
He has a degree in finance from The Ohio State Univeristy. He and his wife, Valerie, have four adult sons.
David Hypes, D.D.S was named to the Ohio State Marion Board of Trustees in 2012.
Hypes is a two-time graduate of The Ohio State University ('78, '81) and has practied denistry in Marion, Ohio since 1981. He is a member of the American Dental Assocaition, and past president of both the Ohio Dental Association and Marion Academy of Denistry. In addition, is a member of the American Orthodontic Assocation and a past delegate to the Ohio Dental Assocation General Assembly.
Stephen Keen was named to the Ohio State Marion Board of Trustees in June of 2007.
Keen is the branch manager of the First Federal Bank of Ohio in Mt. Gilead. A resident of Galion, he is involved with several financial literacy programs in the Morrow County area teaching finances and economics in several different local schools. In addition, he is the current treasurer of the Morrow County United Way Board, president of Whetstone MRDD, past president of Morrow County Kiwanis, YMCA Advisory Board, Morrow County Revolving Loan Board, SBDC Board, Masonic Lodge member, and active member in the Morrow County Chamber.
Keen received an Associate Degree in Business Management from Marion Technical College and is a graduate of Northmor High School.
Ronald Scharer received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Otterbein College and a Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University College of Law. He currently serves as branch manager and Registered Principal of Financial Network Investment Corporation, a securities broker-dealer.
Scharer is active in the Marion community serving as a board member of the Marion Family YMCA Endowment Fund and The Marion Palace Theatre Endowment Fund. Currently, he is a member of the Marion lodge No. 70, Free and Accepted Masons and is president-elect of The Marion Rotary Club.
He and his wife, Laura, are long-time Marion residents.
Vaughn Sizemore was appointed to the Ohio State Marion Board of Trustees in 2008 and is currently serving as the chair of the board. He is a partner in Slob and Sons Pipe and Casing/360 Degree Steel in Marion, Ohio, which provides steel supplies product to major contractors throughout the eastern half of the United States.
Throughout his career, Sizemore has given extensively to volunteer community efforts in the Columbus area, including Columbus Children's Choir; Regional Director, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve; Westerville Rotary Club; fundraising for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra; and volunteer work with the Native American Indian Center.
Sizemore is an alumni of The Ohio State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1976. He and his wife Pamela are residents of Galena, Ohio, and have two grown daughters. Pamela is owner of a health services company.
Craig Wanner, of Delaware, Ohio, was appointed to the Ohio State Board Marion in 2010. He is the president and owner of Wanner Metal Worx, Inc. and the vice president and owner of Deltaplex, Inc.
Mr. Wanner is an active member of the Ironworkers District Council of Southern Ohio currently serving on the Ohio Pension Fund, Ohio Benefit Trust, and Ohio Annuity Fund committees. In addition, he is active in the Delaware community serving on the Grady Memorial Hospital Advisory Board, president of the Arts Farm, and the Delaware Rotary Club.
He holds two Bachelor of Science degrees from Franklin University, one in electronics engineering and one in industrial management and a MBA from Xavier University. Mr. Wanner is also a veteran of the United States Navy serving in active duty in 1971-1975.
Patricia Young was appointed to the Ohio State Marion Board of Trustees in 2005. Young attended Ohio State Marion for one year before earning a Bachelor's of Science degree in Physical Therapy from The Ohio State University. Young began her career at Oakwood Hospital Sports Medicine in Dearborn Michigan. She continued in the field of orthopedic physical therapy and sports performance enhancement with O.R.S./Acceleration Program in Newark, Ohio. In 1994, she returned to Marion to become the Director of Physical Therapy for Doctor's Park Physical Therapy, now known as River Rock Rehabilitation.
Young lives in Upper Sandusky with her husband, Ken, an attorney, and their three children. She is an active volunteer for area youth sports programs and the Upper Sandusky schools.
Stuart Lishan is the faculty representative to The Ohio State University at Marion Board of Trustees. He received his B.A. in English literature from Reed College, his M.F.A. in creative writing from Columbia University, and Ph.D. in English Literature from the Univesity of Utah.
He is currently an associate professor of English at The Ohio State University at Marion, where he has been teaching since 1989. His book, Body Tapestries (Dream Horse Press), was published in 2006. His poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction have appeared in the Arts & Letters, Antioch Review, Kenyon Review, Boulevard, Bellingham Review, XConnect, Barrow Street Creative Nonfiction, and many other magazines.
Christopher Wilds was appointed to the Ohio State Marion Board of Trustees in 2012. He serves on the board as a respresentative of the student body.
Wilds currently works in the Office of Admissions as a student worker. In addition, he is the current president of the Undergraduate Student Government and a member of the 2012 Ohio State Marion Homecoming Court.