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MCS-TOUCH Board of Directors

 

Granville Waiters : Board Chairman

Granville Waiters

Board Chairman

Granville Waiters is a native of Columbus and graduate of Columbus Public Schools. Granville worked with young people while at The Ohio State University and was drafted in the NBA, playing there for five years and for two years in Spain. Returning to Columbus, he founded Granny’s Learning Centers and in seven years expanded the pre-school business to five locations. Granville co-founded The Coordinated Global Health Initiative and Mission to Africa and worked for the Ohio Governor’s Office for Closing the Achievement Gap as Regional Project Manager. Under former Senator C. J. Prentiss, Granville played a major role in developing and implementing an effective approach to helping young people in Ohio become better educated. Granville is now a basketball coach at Columbus East High School. His consulting focuses on entrepreneurship and fundraising.

Dr. Kvitko, D.D.S. : Vice Chairman

Dr. Kvitko, D.D.S.

Vice Chairman

In addition to practicing dentistry in Clintonville for 34 years, Dr. Kvitko spent 20 years as a faculty member of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Dr. Kvitko holds a BA in Biology from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1980. He is married and has four children (2 boys and 2 girls) and two grandsons. Dr. Kvitko enjoys NASCAR, golfing, camping and rooting for the OSU football and basketball teams. He enjoys giving back to the community and is always working to help those in need.  He and his wife, Carrie, who have been married 37 years, not only enjoy each other's company, but also their pet cats and the occasional visiting "grandpuppy."

Carol Bowman : Board Secretary

Carol Bowman

Board Secretary

Carol has a public service career of over 25 years, including administrative and management positions with various employment and training programs. She has managed the day-to-day operations of employment and training projects serving over 5,000 program participants with a budget of $8 million, tracking their enrollment, time, and attendance, as well as payroll and support services activities. Carol has served as a member and chairperson of various boards and committees (National Management Association, CPD Ethics Board, Information Technology User Group (ITUG), Systems Management and Records Technology (SMART) Committee, Bexley High School PTO, and Bexley High School Black History Program (as co-chair)). Carol and husband Ben have two daughters and four grandsons.

Wolf Lant : Board Member

Wolf Lant

Board Member

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he moved to Columbus  in 1977 to attend The Ohio Wesleyan University and later The Ohio State University, and he has been a Dublin, Ohio resident since 1982. He is currently the owner and President of CompuCorp, a computer networking company established in 1989. He is also a general partner of SmartLine, LLC, a Voice over IP telephone services company founded in 2005. He has been married to Susan Lant since 1988. He is currently active and on the board of the Dublin A.M. Rotary, and he is a former board member and past board president of the Capital Area Humane Society as well as the past board president of MCS-T.O.U.C.H.  Other interests include water sports, music, racing, motorcycles, reading, golf and skiing. He got involved with T.O.U.C.H. after meeting Brian Woods and donating some computer equipment to the organization. After hearing Brian's story, he was impressed with the mission of MCS-T.O.U.C.H. and wanted to be involved with this worthy cause.

Brian Woods : Executive Director

Brian Woods

Executive Director

Brian is the founder and CEO of T.O.U.C.H. With the help of Fred Banks, he brought T.O.U.C.H. to life in 2008, and he has dedicated his life to achieving the T.O.U.C.H. mission. Brian is involved with the Franklin County Reentry Coalition and serves on its Faith, Family, & Community subcommittee and the Employment & Education subcommittee.

Bob Bailey : Board Member

Bob Bailey

Board Member

Bob is married with 4 children and 3 grandchildren. He has been a Whitehall resident for 51 years and currently serves as the Public Safety Chair on the Whitehall City Council. He also serves as the president of the Whitehall Instrumental Music Booster Association (W.I.M.B.A.) board, with past experience as the Whitehall Bantam Football League Board president. Bob works at Nationwide Insurance and remains involved with the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and the Whitehall Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (WCPAAA).

Johnny C. Mitchell : Board Member

Johnny C. Mitchell

Board Member

Johnny was born in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended The Ohio State University, which landed him in Columbus to settle down.  His 38-year career with the City of Columbus includes the development and oversight of neighborhood and civic organizations, social service agencies, youth and adult employment and training programs, and research and development projects.  He is an avid worker in his church and is willing to do anything from preaching to cleaning and picking up trash.  He loves working with people and helping them to help themselves.

Stephanie Taylor : Board Member

Stephanie Taylor

Board Member

Stephanie has a public service career in Paralegal. She has a bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management along with an associate’s degree in Paralegal/Legal Assisting. She has served as a board member for MCS-T.O.U.C.H. for two years. Stephanie joined the board to make a positive change within the community and help with the mission of the organization.

Trey Addison : Board Member

Trey Addison

Board Member

Trey Addison has accumulated a wide array of business, government, and large non-profit experience. Mr. Addison has worked for a United States Senator in Washington D.C., where he was involved in comprehensive research and legislative development on banking, agriculture, social security and appropriations. Trey was also a member of the University of Toledo Council on Diversity. As a council member, Trey directed the University of Toledo on issues pertaining to human capital management, MBE and EDGE contractors and minority affairs. Mr. Addison was also appointed by the Governor of Ohio to become a member of the University of Toledo Board of Trustees. In his capacity as a board member for a 900-million-dollar institution, Trey assisted in union negotiations, fiscal governance, urban development and a multitude of other complex issues that face today’s institutions of higher education. Currently Trey is an Associate Director at AARP, where he manages AARP Ohio's Central, Southwest and Northwest Ohio activity. In this capacity he supervises the external affairs, public relations/outreach and government affairs portfolio for AARP and its 1.5 million members statewide.

Also on the Board of Directors:

John Mills

Beth Berkemer

Monica Guidry

Steven Shkolnik