Board of Trustees


Mike Stevens – President (

Education: 1968 graduate of Glenwood High School; bachelor’s degree, Kent State University

Job title and employer: Operations superintendent, City of Massillon

Elected office experience: Lawrence Township trustee, 19 years; State representative, 50th District, 2000

Other political or community activities: Canal Fulton Kiwanis; Canal Fulton Chamber of Commerce


Lester E.Kamph - Trustee (

Education: Tuslaw High School, 1965; attended Canton Business College; Plumbers & Pipe Fitters Local 94 apprenticeship school

Job title and employer: Trustee, Lawrence Township

Public office experience: Tuscarawas Township trustee, 1995-1999; Lawrence Township trustee, 2010-2014

Other political or community activities: Canal Fulton YMCA board, 2012-2013; Canal Fulton-Lawrence Township Talk About Potential board, 2010-present; Lawrence Township Comprehensive Planning Board, 2009-2011; Lawrence Township Fire District board, 2011-2012; member and trustee, Chapel of the Cross United Methodist Church Member, 2008-present


Shawn Lockhart – Vice President


Education: Northwest High School, 1978; attended Wilmington College, ATI, Ohio State University and Stark State College

Job title and employer: Owner, Valley Creek Farms

Other political or community activities: Chairman, Northwest Stark Senior Citizens Center, 2011-present