Board of Directors

The Crawford Partnership is led by a Board of Directors and Officers, which includes local leaders from public and private sectors.


President: Pat Hord, Hord Family Farms

Vice President / President – Elect: Brad Ekin, Elliott Machine Works, Inc.

Secretary: Lisa Workman, The Community Foundation for Crawford County

Treasurer: Anne Cole, United Bank


Business & At-Large Community Directors

Todd Boyer, Ohio Mutual Insurance Group

Cindy Wood, The Ohio State University at Mansfield

Brandy Hoepf, First Federal Community Bank

Joshua Fleck, Bucyrus Precision Tech

Jason McMullen, Crossroads Original Designs

Jessie Furner, Bucyrus Area Chamber of Commerce

Joe Kleinknecht, Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce

Malissa Nelson, OhioHealth

Rick Niese, Niese Farms

Andy Studer, Studer-Obringer, Inc.

Heath Watkins, American Family Insurance

Kim Winkle, Avita Health Systems


Public Sector Directors

Jeff Reser, Mayor  |  City of Bucyrus

John Rostash, Village Administrator  |  Village of Crestline

Tom O’Leary, Mayor  |  City of Galion

Doug Weisenauer  |  Crawford County Commissioner

Tim Ley  |  Crawford County Commissioner

Mo Ressallat  |  Crawford County Commissioner

Joan Wolfe  |  Crawford County Auditor

Ben Lash, Mayor  |  Village of New Washington

Open  |  Township Association Representative