Anne has been involved with Canal Winchester Human Services since 2012 when she began as a volunteer in the food pantry. As her desire to help others through the services provided by CWHS grew, she joined the Board of Trustees where she has served in various positions and continues to volunteer.
She is employed by the US Department of Defense where she has served in various financial management positions over the last 35 years. Anne and her husband Tom have been residents of Canal Winchester since 1995. They have two children who graduated from Canal Winchester High School.
Laurie is a 20-year resident of Canal Winchester. She is passionate about the services provided by Canal Winchester Human Services and to all the residents who need them. Her heartfelt desire for reaching out to people in tangible, hands-on ways was inspired by her late daughter, Shelby, who cared deeply for people and was always giving back. Shelby was a role model for all to follow. Laurie volunteers at the pantry and is continuously humbled by the day-to-day needs that so many volunteers, like herself, willingly fill with helping hands. Laurie is married to her husband Craig, and together they raised both of their daughters in Canal Winchester. She is an IT Manager for a large insurance company in Columbus. Her passion to serve extends professionally as well, as she gives back by serving as a co-captain for the company’s Hunger Relief campaign, raising thousands of dollars for the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. Personally and locally, she attends X Church and serves as the liaison between Human Services and her church.
Doug Synder has been a devoted Canal Winchester resident for the past 25 years. His passion for community service led him to Canal Winchester Human Services (CWHS), where he's committed to enhancing the community's well-being. Doug actively serves as a member of the Lions Club, shapes young leaders as the Scoutmaster for local Boy Scouts, and contributes to the broader Ohio community through his involvement in the Ohio Trucking Association.
Professionally, Doug is the Director of Warehousing and Logistics at DNO Produce, leveraging his expertise with a BBA in Marketing and Management from Kent State University. His dedication extends to his family, including his wife, Lisa, and three children. Two of his children proudly graduated from Canal Winchester schools, while the youngest is currently a sophomore at the local high school. Doug's multi-faceted contributions and strong community spirit make him grateful for the opportunity to make a positive impact in the community he holds dear.
Kristin serves on the board as a community member representative. Kristin is a licensed social worker and has twenty years of experience in the social work field. She currently works for CWLSD as the Work-Based Learning Coordinator at the High School. She and her husband, Ryan, currently reside in Canal Winchester with their two children.
Susan Reichley is new to CW Human Services, however she has always had a heart for community service and supporting those in need.
Susan has been married for 30 years to her husband Dan. They have 2 sons who graduated from Canal Winchester High School. They also have a granddaughter.
Susan has worked at Faith Educare for 12 years and is a member of Gender Road Christian Church.
Tracy represents the Canal Winchester Senior Citizens. She graduated from Groveport-Madison in 1982. She has lived in Canal Winchester for 17 years. Tracy is a member of St. John XXIII Catholic Church and enjoys reading, volunteering and spending time with family and friends. Tracy believes Human Services is a vital part of the community and she is honored to be a small part of it.
Brooke is a life-long resident of Canal Winchester, having only lived elsewhere (Atlanta, Georgia) for four years following her first graduation from OSU. She followed her mother and grandmother in graduating from Canal Winchester High School, married a CWHS graduate, and supported two step-children and her own two children through the Canal Winchester School District. Her youngest will be graduating in 2022. Brooke has her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University and has taught and supervised in the field of special education since first obtaining her teaching degree there. She currently works for the Canal Winchester School District as the Director of Special Education. Brooke is a member of Hope United Methodist Church. She is honored to be on the CW Human Services Board because of her life-long relationships with Pat Hartman and the late Jo Weiser, two pillars of the Canal Winchester community.
Jim Bohnlein and his family have lived in Canal Winchester for 23 years. He is an active volunteer with Community Watch, Furniture Bank of Central Ohio, Destination Canal and Knights of Columbus at St. John XXIII.
A resident of Canal Winchester since 1990, Bruce and Paula, his wife of 44 years, live in the Historic District. A U.S. Army veteran, Bruce attended DeVry University after discharge earning a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems. He retired from the U.S. Department of Defense as an IT Director. Afterward, he served as the Executive Director of Main Street Canal Winchester leading the effort to convert that into a Visitor Bureau (Destination: Canal Winchester) where he co-founded the C.W. Blues and Ribfest among several other hometown initiatives. He served as a member of Village/City Council from 1996-2009 and from 2016-2019 for a total of 18 years. Was appointed to serve as Madison Township Trustee in January 2023 to serve the final year of an unexpired term. Father of two adult children. Grandfather of six. Hobbies include family events, fishing, woodworking, and military history.
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The Canal Winchester Chamber is thrilled to join forces with Canal Winchester Human Services for a fun, unique volunteer happy hour--with a twist! Join us for our "Brews & Blankets Challenge" at BrewDog DogTap Columbus on Thursday, December 7th from 3:30PM - 6:30PM to make fleece blankets for the CWHS Adopt-A-Family holiday program.