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Staff & Board

HopeWood Outdoors Directors

Executive Director

Associate Director

Program Director

Administrative Staff


Office Manager

Guest Relations Manager

Property and Facility

Property and Facility Manager at HopeWood Shores

Property and Facility Manager at HopeWood Pines

Property and Facility Manager at HopeWood Pines

Board of Directors

HopeWood Outdoors (LOMO) has a wonderful Board of Directors. With the guidance and direction of these members, HopeWood Outdoors will continue its mission: “Bringing people together to experience Christ through natural settings and programs.” You may email the HopeWood Outdoors Board at

Northeastern Ohio Synod Appointments

Jane Salem
Geoffrey Whidden 
Andrew Potsko 

Northwestern Ohio Synod Appointments

Thomas Grey
Melissa Griggs 
Janine Shearer

Southern Ohio Synod Appointments

Mary Ellen Helms 
Aaron Layne 
Hermon (Pete) Sharp Jr. 


Susanna Mayo

Advisory Members to the Board

Mitch Phillips
Bishop Barbin’s Representative, NEOS

Jarrod Schaaf
Bishop Beaudoin’s Representative, NWOS

Gary Pecuch
Bishop Darcy Dillahunt’s Representative, SOS

Drew Tucker
Executive Director