Our Board of Directors

Board Members

The Urban Mission has been blessed with a dedicated Board of Directors who so graciously give of their time, talents, and resources to achieve the mission of the Urban Mission.  Board meetings are held at 5pm on the last Thursday of January, March, May, July, September, & November.  For more information about our Board, please contact us.

Board President

Dr. David Schaefer- Director of Department of Communication Arts, Franciscan University

Vice President

Cathie Caranda – Owner, Graphics In Print


Members At Large

Dr. James Baber – Vice President for Academic Affairs, Eastern Gateway Community College

Dominick Bonecutter – General Manager of the Wal-Mart Distribution Center

Rev. Dr. Vaughn Foster – Pastor of Christ’s Community Church (Steubenville)

Carissa Henry – Mental Health Professional, Academic Counselor and Tutor Coordinator, Eastern Gateway Community College

Mary Ann Homic – Assistant Vice President Huntington National Bank

Judy Manfred – Owner of Manfred’s Catering and Lounge

Dr. Robert McDonald – Associate Professor of Business, Franciscan University

Joseph McGurn – Director of Physical Plant – Franciscan University of Steubenville

Sandi Rue – Retired from Weirton Steel, NCDC Chairperson

Rev. Tom Snodgrass – Pastor of East Springfield Church of the Cross UMC

Cindy Taylor-Chesson – Media Relations Director for WCDK Radio (The River 106.3)

Ryan Vitek – Human Resources Offices at First Energy (WH Sammis Plant)

Rev. Jim Winkler – Ohio Valley District Superintendent of the United Methodist Church

Janie Wittmer – Retired Teacher and Tax Preparer