Phyllis Williams moved to Knox County in 1994 and has been a board member since 1999. She was the Treasurer for 19 years, Secretary for 10 years, and involved in media development and production. She developed and produced the first six Knox County Barn Tours. She is also a passionate gardener and a past president and active in the Town and Country Garden Club.
Renee is a Certified Public Accountant and received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Capital University. Although she started out her career in the field of public accounting at Kenneth Leventhal, Renee has also been the director of finance for The Builder’s Exchange of Central Ohio, a non-profit organization, as well as the controller of Maidware Products, Inc. In 2003, Renee returned to the field of public accounting because she loved the challenge and variety of the clients. As Managing Director, Renee is responsible for firm administration, along with accounting services and tax preparation for a variety of clients. She is a member of the Ohio Society of CPA's and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Renee enjoys an active involvement in her community. She is President of Knox Energy Cooperative, Treasurer for Heart of Ohio Estate Planning Council, Board member for Area Development Foundation, The Station Break, COTC Knox County Advisory Board, and a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church. Renee and her husband, Don, are avid water skiers, and proud parents of two sons both of whom attend the University of Toledo. Their son oldest son, Mitchell, is in medical school, and their youngest, Matthew, studies mechanical engineering.
Carrie Hyman, although born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, grew up in Mount Vernon, Ohio. The experiences of growing up in this tight-knit community have given Carrie the drive and desire to help support the building of a thriving place that others would want to live. Upon graduating from Mount Vernon High School and getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from Bowling Green State University, she enjoys giving back to her community through work with community organizations. Carrie serves on the board of MTVarts and coordinates the youth and other programs along with performing in several shows. Carrie is a member of the Mount Vernon Toastmasters Club, part of the Knox County Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Knox Class of 2016, and is the Executive Director of Main Street Mount Vernon. Carrie loves games night with friends and watching movies.
Stacy Haught works within Kenyon's Office for Community Partnerships in the Wright Center where she helps community partners build sustainable relationships with Kenyon and assists faculty, staff and students wanting to get more involved. She believes that the places, buildings and landmarks we share give our community a unique story to tell, can bring us together and point the way forward. When she isn't out and about, you'll find Stacy in her garden with the chickens and bees in Fredericktown.