Board Member Bios

Board Member Bios

Bill McGowan, President


  • Term Expires – January 1, 2024
  • Education – Graduate of Circleville High School & Bachelors degree in Education from Ashland College
  • Profession – retired Director of Facility Services and Safety for the Heinzerling Foundation in Columbus, which is the home of 208 severe and profound developmentally disabled individuals 
  • President of Eastland/Fairfield Career and Technical Center Board of Education
  • Was appointed to be on the Brooks Yates Center Housing Opportunities board in January 2022
  • Contact Information - 614.732.8051 or [email protected]  

Roxanne Davis, Vice President 

  • Term Expires – January 1, 2024
  • Education - Studied at SUNY Morrisville, Class of 1983 and Cornell University, Class of 1985. Agricultural Economics and Business Management
  • Profession - Currently, Office Manager at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home-Ashville. 1985-1999-District Manager. covering numerous counties for Telmark (an Ag. Finance Co.) in upstate New York and then Ohio
  • Contact Info - 614-329-8965 or [email protected]

Nichole Fannin

  • Term Expires – January 1, 2026
  • Education - Graduate of Teays Valley, class of 2000
  • Profession - Owner of AgVenture Seeds of Ohio, BCFannin Produce Company LLC and Fannin's Farm Market. Own and operates a Grain and Livestock Farm with her family.
  • Contact Info - 614-679-5666 or [email protected]

Karen Karshner


  • Term Expires – January 1, 2024 
  • Education – 1970 graduate of Worthington High School, Bachelor's degree in Education from Capital University, Masters Degree in Education in reading from the University of Dayton and Post Graduate coursework at Ashland University 
  • Profession – Retired teacher after 36 years in education.
  • Contact Information – 740.983.2776 or [email protected]

Charlie Morrison


  • Term Expires – January 1, 2026
  • Education – Graduate of Teays Valley in 1977, Associates degree in Communications and Bachelors in Business Management
  • Profession –Retired from the Ohio State Highway Patrol as their Technology and Information services Manager.
  • Contact Information – 740.983.3338 or [email protected]
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