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TEAM

 Meghan Reed

  President 

 Shawn Carvin

  Secetary 

 Jim Fogarty

  President Pro Tempore

 Curt Ambrosy

  Member 

 Maria Placanica

  Member 

 Richard Baker

  Member 

 Brian Martinek

  Vice-President 

 James Guy

  Treasurer 

 John Large

  Member

 

 Jordan Taylor

  Member 

 Tim Phares

  Member 

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 Meghan Reed 

  President 

Meghan Reed is the director of the Trumbull County Historical Society.  She holds a masters in public history from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and specializes in developing museums as community assets.  Reed also serves on the boards of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley and the Ohio Academy of History.

 
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 Brian Martinek 

  Vice-President 

Brian Martinek has served as an officer with the Warren Police Department since 1997.  In 2019, he additionally became the Chief of Police for Hartford Township Police Department and has served on the W.D. Packard Foundation since 2015.  Markinek is currently involved with the Dave Grohl Alley Committee and clean ups in Warren City.

 
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 Shawn Carvin 

  Secetary 

Shawn Carvin is a native of Warren and graduate of Youngstown State University. Shawn has worked at Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership since 2013, has been involved in a number of nonprofit boards and has been with the W.D. Packard Foundation since its revival in 2015.

 
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 James Guy 

  Treasurer 

Graduate of Warren Western Reserve 1990. Graduated from DeVry in 1994 BS in Business and 2003 with a BS in Computer Information Systems. Board member of Direction Home of Eastern Ohio as well as Treasurer. Board member and President of Raider Pride Park. Assistant coach with the Warren Striders Track Club.  Investment Advisor Representative with Lincoln Investment.

 
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 Jim Fogarty 

  Past-President 

Jim has served his community in various capacities for over twenty years as an outspoken activist, arts educator and motivational speaker. He’s volunteered with several non-profits including as the former marketing chair for both the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts Any Given Child Warren arts learning initiative and The Trumbull Art Gallery, as well as past President for both and The W.D. Packard Foundation the W.D. Packard Park and Music Hall board of Trustees.

 
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 John Large 

  Member 

John was born and raised in Ohio and graduated in 1988 from South Point High School in South Point, Ohio.  He earned a bachelor's from Ohio University and worked as an industrial electrician from 1992 to 1997, during which year he graduated from the University of Akron School of Law.  John moved to Warren, Ohio in November 1997 and served as a practicing attorney from 1997 through 2018.  He currently manages commercial real estate holdings and volunteers for a variety of community projects.

 
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 Curt Ambrosy 

  Member 

Curt Ambrosy’s is a practice attorney focused on school/education law, public employment law, and litigation. Curt has an in-depth knowledge of the Packard Trust through his time as the legal counsel for the Packard Park Board of Trustees and he joined the W.D. Packard Foundation Board in 2018 to assist in furthering the organization's impact in the community. 

 
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 Jordan Taylor 

  Member 

A native of Westlake, OH, Jordan graduated from the University of Mount Union in May of 2000 with a degree in Sport Business and Business Management. Jordan currently resides in Howland with his wife Kristen, son Jensen, daughter Sullivan and dog Matilda.

 

Community Involvement-Current:

Current Vice President & Board Member of Trumbull 100 | Trumbull County Tourism Bureau Board Member | Kiwanis Club of Niles Member | Packard Foundation Board Member | Akron Children’s Hospital Corporate Alliance Committee Member 

 
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 Maria Placanica 

  Member 

Maria Placanica has been a member of the Board since January 2019 and has lived in the Warren/Cortland area since 1996.  Maria has been an attorney for 22 years, and a significant portion of her practice is based in Trumbull County.  Maria also is a member of the Board of Directors for the Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board and currently serves as its Treasurer.

 
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 Tim Phares 

  Member 

Timothy Phares is a Warren Native and graduate of Howland High School with a background in creative writing and production. Timothy currently works in television production and favors clean up days and the improvement of Packard Park. 

 
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 Richard Baker 

  Member 

Richard Baker is a Registered Nurse who has spent his life in Warren and surrounding areas.  He graduated from Lakeview High School and Trumbull Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. He has worked locally at Trumbull Memorial Hospital and Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital.  Currently he is a Contract RN.  He also enjoys playing music in Warren and surrounding areas.