AWC Board of Directors

Board of Directors and Oversight


Charles Runion, MA

AWC Board President (Business Owner, former Ordained Minister and former Adjunct Professor at Ohio Christian University)


Jeff Layton Jeff Layton, PhD

(Northwestern Local Schools Superintendent)



Bernadette Paul

Bernadette Paul, PhD

(Registered Dietitian, Adjunct Professor at the University of Akron and Bowling Green State University, and USDA Trainer)



Dave Stauffer, LPCC

AWC Vice-President (Executive Director of Springhaven Counseling Center)




Monica Williams, PhD, MPH, MA

AWC Board Secretary (Lead Epidemiologist, Maxim Healthcare Service. Background in International Development, Banking and Finance, and Program Management)


Executive Director



Karen Potter, LSW, has done extensive community work in Wayne, Holmes, and Ashland Counties.  Her experience with various funding streams, including federal, state, local, and private funds, have benefited many organizations and the community members they serve.


Legal Counsel

Attorney Monica Miyashita

Certified Public Accountant and Tax Accountant

Greg Swartzentruber, CPA

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