Advisory Board

Key Personnel:

Bonnie Bazill-Davis, Owner Speak Out Services, LLC

Rebekkah Brewer-Klontz, Start Right Manager, Montgomery County Juvenile Court

Jim Butler, House of Representative

Harry Couch, Technical Consultant, Polymer Technologies Consulting

Heather Koehl, Principal, Timberlane Learning Center

Lou Luedtke, CEO, Third Millennium Metals, LLC

Carol Smerz, M.Ed., L.S.W., P.C.C., CEO, South Community

Mark Willis, Director Public Relations, Dayton Metro Library


Ken Botts, Owner, Visual Marketing Associates (VMA):  For over twenty-five years, this Strategy-Driven Design firm has provided “visual marketing” support for national brands including: Huffy, Heartland Airlines, Acushnet Co. (Titleist), The Scotts Company, Ford Motor Company, Dolly, Inc., Crown/Crown Equipment Corporation, Cambridge, Five Star & Mead/Mead  Westvaco Corporation, Sterling Ultra Digital/NewPage Corporation, and Columbia is Passion! As a full-service, multi-disciplined (digital design, graphic design and industrial design) design firm, VMA’s capabilities include marketing programs, product design, print design, package design, exhibit design, web site design and corporate communications.

Del FaulknerDel retired from Oakwood City Schools in June, 2009 after 35 years of teaching in the fourth grade elementary school. Del was active in leadership roles throughout his teaching career. He was President of the Oakwood City School Teacher’s Association and was actively involved in mentoring new teachers into the profession.

Roselyn Faulkner:   After teaching in the elementary school setting for 38 years, Roselyn retired from the Centerville City Schools, a district that was recently awarded “Excellent with Distinction” for the 11th straight consecutive year. Both as a parent and as an educator, Roselyn understands the important role that parents play in the students’ education.

Scott Harter, Owner SRH Creative

Provide a variety of marketing support services to local and national businesses. Services include: Graphic Design; Copy Writing; Photography; Website Development; Direct Mail; Trade Displays; Large-Format Graphics/Displays; Large and Small Format Print Production. SRH Creative specializes in developing marketing-communications for outdoor sports companies including firearm manufacturers/distributors, shooting sports, hunting, fishing, and more. We work where we live.

Randy Johnson is a freelance web designer from Dayton, Ohio. He specializes in WordPress website design, search engine optimization, photography, and videography. Having worked as an in-house designer at several companies, as well as in a small agency, he decided working for himself was his real life calling. Eight Deuce is the name of his company.

Sarah Petty is a graphic artist living and working in Springfield, Ohio.

Print design, web design, front-end web development, content management systems, search engine optimization, concept development, photo editing/manipulation, illustration, advertising and marketing techniques.