Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of local volunteers from Delaware and Morrow Counties. These volunteers are appointed by the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) and our local County Commissioners.

Members of the Board are community leaders, professionals in mental health, alcohol and drug addiction fields, consumers and people interested in helping people and our community.

Part of the Board's role is to make decisions regarding the purchasing, monitoring and evaluating of services through the contracted providers of care.

Board Members as of July 1, 2016:

Adelbert Robeson, Chair: Delaware County

Vanessa Marks, Vice-Chair: Delaware County

Kathleen Schnipke, Secretary: Delaware County

Melinda Burgeson: Delaware County

Linda Gordon: Delaware County

Jane McCray: Delaware County

John Schiller: Delaware County

Stephen Serio: Morrow County

Carolyn Slone: Delaware County

Brian Smith: Delaware County

Lynn Stacy: Delaware County

Cynthia Tizzano: Delaware County

Marnie Whaley-Buckel: Morrow County


Our staff works every day to assure residents are receiving high quality, cost effective services. The staff also must effectively manage the public funds entrusted to it and assure compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. Our staff is comprised of experts in the field of treatment and recovery.

To contact a staff member please click on the appropriate name below to email or call (740) 368-1740.

Steve Hedge
Executive Director

Amy Hill
Associate Director, Client Rights Officer

Paul Damron
Care Management Director

Shirley Robinson 

Finance Director

Dorothy Spain

Office Manager