Officers, Trustees, Members

Trustees and Officers elected to serve are pictured from left:  George Gardner, Treasurer; William Martin, out-going Chairman; Pam Bard Steel, in-coming Chairman; Diana Moore Eschhofen, Trustee; Michael Shaffer, Vice Chairman; Karen Gallagher, Trustee; Steve Hess, Trustee; Mark Miller, Trustee; Jason Beals, Trustee; and Jack Brace, President/CEO.  Absent from the photo is Christopher Walker, Secretary; and Trustees Cliff Oberlin, Jason Kunsman, Diana Savage, and George Brown. 

Terms Expire in 2020

Jack E. Brace, President/CEO
Pamela Bard Steel, Chairman
Michael A. Shaffer, Vice Chairman
Christopher B. Walker, Secretary
George H. Gardner, Treasurer


Trustees are elected to three-year terms and may serve no more than two consecutive terms.

New Trustees

Elected to serve as Trustees (L to R) are George Brown, Diana Moore Eschhofen and Steve Hess.

Term Expires 2019

Karen K. Gallagher
Mark Miller
E. Clifford Oberlin, III

Term Expires 2020

Jason A. Beals
Jason Kunsman
Diana L. Savage

Term Expires 2021

George G. Brown
Diana Moore Eschhofen
Stephen Hess

 Dean Spangler and Connie Tipton were each recognized for their 20 years of dedicated service to the Foundation and the community. Dean has served on numerous Foundation committees and was BAF Chairman from 2010-2012. Connie has served the Foundation as a trustee for three terms and currently serves as the chair of the Grant Committee. Thank you Dean and Connie for 20 years of service to the Foundation and the community!


James R. Bard
Bruce O. Benedict
Scott G. Benedict
Julie A. Brown
Wayne Carlin
Michael Culler
Christopher Cullis
Carolyn Sharrock-Dorsten
Emily Ebaugh
Laura Eckharadt
Philip L. Ennen
Betty Franks

Ralph W. Gallagher
Larry Harsila
Thomas M. Herman
Albert H. Horn, Jr.
Kimberly Imm
Michael Johnson
Martin Killgallon, III
Bruce Manett
William G. Martin
Nancy K. Merillat
Amy Miller
David C. Newcomer
Glen L. Newcomer
Elizabeth Pool

David Reiser
David Schumm
C. Gregory Spangler
Dean L. Spangler
William Steel
J.T. Stelzer
George E. Stockman
Mary Thaman
Jodi Tinkel
Constance M. Tipton
John G. Toner
Thomas L. Turnbull
Kirkland Vashaw
Stephen R. Voigt
James C. Woods, III