Board of Directors
A dedicated group of community members, business professionals and school district personnel are honored to be the initial Trustees of the Foundation.
When not working or spending time with his children, Mark can often be found running or strength training. He is passionate about fitness and wellness. He believes that the greatest gift he can give to his children and those of the community is to enhance their opportunity for lifelong happiness and success, and he believes that the Twinsburg Schools Foundation can be an excellent driver for both.
David served on the Twinsburg City School District Board of Education for nine years and is excited about the opportunity to be part of bringing a Schools Foundation to the community. In his work life, David is an attorney representing businesses across northeast Ohio. His other passions are travel--near home and far away--and baseball. Go Tribe!
Allison sees serving on the Twinsburg Schools Foundation as an opportunity to give back to the district that gave her son an excellent educational experience. When not volunteering, Allison enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling with her fiance and working with him on home projects.
Sherrie grew up in Northeast Ohio, and has been a resident of Twinsburg for over ten years. Sherrie and her husband (Quinton) have a daughter who currently attends Twinsburg City Schools. She is excited about the Twinsburg Schools Foundation’s mission and the opportunity to support the School District and its students.
Norm is happy to see the Twinsburg Schools Foundation being established to help the schools thrive in developing the future-ready classrooms needed for our students. Outside of work, Norm runs volleyball camps and clinics, speaks with various groups on teaching and learning, writes, and most importantly he spends time with his family.
He graduated from the University of Akron, receiving an MBA. He enjoys going to the ocean with his family and taking long walks.
Kathi was recognized by Cleveland State University with the Emerging Leadership Award in 1995 and she is also a Jennings Scholar. Kathi is the recipient of the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation’s 2019 Ohio Superintendent Outstanding Performance Award. Kathi serves on the Executive Committee of the Alliance for High Quality Education. She is a member of the Board of Directors for both the Ohio Schools Council (OSC) and the Greater Cleveland School Superintendents’ Association (GCSSA) where she is currently the Chairman of the OSC and the President of the GCSSA. Kathi and her husband Paul are residents of the City of Twinsburg.
Daisy P. Walker, Ph.D.
Prior to this, she worked in local government as assistant mayor, clerk of courts, and clerk of council. Dr. Walker’s greatest strengths are her creativity, drive, and leadership. She thrives on challenges--particularly those that expand educational reach. Dr. Walker is honored to provide support, training, funding, and resources to the Twinsburg Schools Foundation and its leaders in order to maximize the students’ success.
Karen has volunteered in some capacity with the Twinsburg schools since her children started school. She is passionate about public school education and hopes to contribute to the district’s schools through the Twinsburg Schools Foundation. She and her husband chose Twinsburg 20 years ago because of the excellent school system and vibrant community. They never thought they would still be here, but have stayed for the original reasons that brought them here in the first place. Karen enjoys reading, running, and spending time with her family and their energetic rescue dog.
Anthony is a Twinsburg High School alumnus (Class of 2012) and an alumnus of Kent State University (2016) and Lehigh University (2016). Anthony currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce and helps mentor students at the University of Akron on social media marketing. In his free time, he likes to work out, be outdoors, and travel.
John B. Houston
He has coached baseball and football in Twinsburg for over 30 years and is currently the Twinsburg High School freshman football coach. Mr. Houston is also the owner of Precipitation Unlimited--an underground sprinkler and night-lighting business. He attended the University of Akron. He enjoys playing golf in the Thursday night Gleneagles golf league, traveling, riding bikes, volunteering, giving back to the community, and most importantly spending time with his family. He and his wife Donna, who is a teacher at Twinsburg High School, have two children, Jacquelyn and Jonathan, son-in-law Justin, and granddaughter Olivia.