Board Members

Gary Crim

Board Member & Legal Counsel Church of the Brethren

Bio text coming soon.

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Duane Flora

Board Member & Treasurer
Old German Baptist New Conf.

Duane Flora is a member and minister of Old German Baptist Brethren Church – New Conference, and serves as a volunteer for the Brethren Heritage Center... More>>

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Jimmie Geaslen

Board Member
Grace Brethren Church

Jimmie R. Geaslen has been married to Carol E. (Deeter) Geaslen for 51 years, having three children and nine grandchildren. Jim joined the Brethren Church in...More>>

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H. Douglas Graybill

Board Member & Volunteer 

Church of the Brethren

Doug was born November 11, 1933 in Manheim, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. His parents were Noah “Bill” and Evelyn Danner Graybill. His Christian roots are in... More>>

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Larry Heisey

Board Member & Secretary
Church of the Brethren

Born on a farm south of Bradford, Ohio in 1942. (The farm is still in our family and has been for well over 100 years). I was graduated from Bradford High School in 1960... More>>

Rick Kingry

Board Member, Old German
Baptist New Conference

Bio text coming soon.

Glen has served on the Brethren Heritage Center Board of Directors since its beginning in 2001.  He is a retired farmer, has always had an appreciation for church... More>>

Board Member
Old German Baptist New Conf.

Glen Landes

Zac Rice has served on the board since 2014. He is married to his high school sweetheart and together they are parenting four homeschooled children. Representing the... More>>

Board Member
Dunkard Brethren Church

Zac Rice

Bio text coming soon.

Board Chairman

Old Brethren

Dale Savage

The daughter and granddaughter of Old German Baptist Brethren ministers, she has a deep interest in history, in general, and genealogy and Brethren history... More>>

Board Member
Old German Baptist Brethren

Lois Shuman

Following graduation from Northmont High School in Englewood, Ohio, Julie was offered a position with a bank in West Milton, Ohio. She completed... More>>

Board Member
Church of the Brethren

Julie Stickler

Volunteers

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Maureen Cole

Volunteer
Church of the Brethren

Maureen Cole has lived in Miamisburg for 50 years, but grew up in rural Jefferson Township where her parents owned a greenhouse, growing flowers and... More>>

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Ted Foster

Volunteer
Church of the Brethren

Ted Foster is retired from a career in radio broadcasting. He worked at a single station for twenty-eight years, starting as a part-timer and finishing as the station manager... More>>

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Karen Garrett

Volunteer
Church of the Brethren

Karen is a member of the Church of the Brethren, currently a member of the Bear Creek church, Southern Ohio/Kentucky District. Karen has retired from public school... More>>

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Joyce Heisey

Volunteer
Church of the Brethren

I grew up in Bradford, Ohio and was graduated from Bradford High School in 1960.  After working in a dry-cleaner shop, I entered Manchester College... More>>

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Kathy Hepner

Volunteer

Church of the Brethren

I have volunteered since soon after the Brethren Heritage Center opened. I have sorted the old Gospel Messengers and the Messengers. Then I sorted, filed, and... More>>

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Steve Hottle

Volunteer
Church of the Brethren

Steve Hottle is a member of Happy Corner Church. He has been retired from teaching since 2013. In his career he taught at Mississinawa Valley, Greenville, and... More>>

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Marcus Miller

Volunteer
Old German Baptist New Conference

Marcus Miller, MD has been interested in Brethren History since M.R. Zigler visited Covington, Ohio seeking Brethren who would be willing to "sit down & talk" across... More>> 

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Kelly Oren

Volunteer

Church of the Brethren

Born in Dayton, Ohio, Kelly likes to clean and straighten up the center, organizing the work areas, sometimes working with the ink cartridges getting them... More>>

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Roger Oren

Volunteer
Church of the Brethren

Born in Dayton, Ohio, Roger has been active in the Brethren Church, was a camp counselor at Woodland Altars, helped build the new Happy Corner building, and still is the... More>>

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Terry Rinehart

Volunteer
Church of the Brethren

Terry began volunteering at the Brethren Heritage Center in March 2017 and has also volunteered with other Brethren organizations such as Brethren Disaster Ministry... More>>

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Evelyn Wogoman

Volunteer
Church of the Brethren

Evelyn Wogoman has volunteered at the Heritage Center for a decade and works to categorize materials from a variety of Brethren organizations. She is a member of Troy... More>>

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Jerry Wogoman

Volunteer
Church of the Brethren

Jerry Wogoman is a 10 year veteran volunteer at the Brethren Heritage Center. His duties include handyman tasks, maintenance and using PhotoShop... More>>

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Dana Wray

Volunteer​
Old German Baptist New Conf.

Dana is a member of the Old German Baptist Brethren Church New Conference, Morning Star. Dana enjoys volunteering at Brethren Heritage Center... More>>

Brethren Heritage Center

The Brethren Heritage Center (BHC) is a historical archive for printed materials and artifacts connected to a variety of Christian groups that trace their roots to a specific group baptism in Schwarzenau, Germany in 1708.

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