Our Board 

Scott Life

Board President

President and Co-Founder of Impact Development Company, an organization made to maximize the charitable impact of mission investments throughout NE Ohio. 

Patrick Mackie

Vice President

Director of Operations at Lemmon Development

Don Ackerman

Executive Director

Lead Pastor of Crossroads UMC in downtown Canton, Don is appointed by the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church as the Executive Director of Canton for All People.

Tricia Radosevic

Crossroads UMC member homeowner and active member of the West Park neighborhood association. 

Earnest Roberson

Crossroads UMC worshipper and active member of the Shorb Community (Newton Area)

Betty Smith

Executive Director of ENRICHMENT which is a local arts program for underserved neighborhoods and children. 

Jamar Flemming

Pastor of Agape ministries and Executive Director of “Men of Tomorrow” which is a local youth mentoring program. 

Terry Regula

CEO of My Community Health Center, a not-for-profit primary care federally qualified health center which provides care to all patients regardless of ability to pay. 

Jim Porter

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at Pro Football Hall of Fame

Cara Stutz Costello

Tuscarawas District UMC Superintendent

Joanna James

Executive Director of Project Rebuild which engages young adults to create pathways to academic, professional, and leadership opportunities while providing them with the skills and support to set them up for lifelong success. 

Jeff Talbert

Superintendent of the Canton City School District. Talbert is coming to Canton after working as the Alliance Superintendent since June 2013. Previous to that, he served as the assistant superintendent for Cleveland Heights-University Heights City Schools for three years.

Taylor Vickers

Our student member of the Canton for All People board, Taylor is a junior at McKinley High School and an aspiring civil rights attorney. She recently won a state title in dramatic interpretation and was a key part in establishing the Canton Free Store and Fresh Market. 

Tony Perez

President of Lemmon Deevelopment, has over 18 years of experience in construction development. Tony has built and managed over 800,000 square feet of senior living, multifamily and over 1,000,000 square feet of retail. Tony is responsible for site selection, municipality liason, plan development and construction management of projects. 

Carla Frank

Carla brings more than 30 years of financial and accounting expertise to Canton for All People and is responsible for overseeing the day to day financial operations and strategic financial planning for DeHoff Development.