Christopher J. Maurer and Alice C. Stephens have been reappointed to the Stark State College Board of Trustees.
Maurer was renamed to the board by a caucus of the presidents of the county and city school boards within Stark County, while Stephens was reappointed by Gov. John Kasich. Their new terms will expire Aug. 1, 2020.
Stephens, of North Canton, retired as executive director of the Workforce Investment Board of Stark and Tuscarawas counties, Workforce Initiative Association and The Employment Source. She also held positions as deputy director of the Workforce Initiative Association and The Employment Source. She has worked as an administrator, counselor, manager, coordinator and specialist at various schools and agencies. A licensed professional counselor, she holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Kent State University and a master’s degree in community and college counseling from The University of Akron.
Maurer, of Jackson Township, is retired as executive vice president, chief human resource officer of FirstMerit Corporation. Previously, he spent 21 years holding various management positions in human resources at Diebold Incorporated. A graduate of the University of Akron with a bachelor’s degree in education, he also completed the American Bankers Association Graduate School of Advanced Human Resources Management and is a recipient of Cleveland Crain’s Lifetime Achievement Award in human resources.
Additional members of the board are Merle Griff, PhD; Kari Groh; Jeffrey A. Halm, Esq.; Jeffrey Walters; and Fonda Williams.