Our Staff

Kris Hawk
District Executive Minister

Kris Hawk, an ordained minister in the Church of the Brethren, is our District Executive Minister. She has served on District Board several times and has been District Board Chair during that service. She has been Moderator and served on the ...
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Julie Watson
District Administrative Secretary

Julie Watson of Ashland serves as our Administrative Secretary. She is originally from Southern California where she worked as a legal secretary for over 10 years. Julie is married to Robert, a teacher in the Mansfield City School District, and together they ...
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Shannon Kahler
Inspiration Hills Camp Director

Shannon Kahler serves as Director at Inspiration Hills, the district camp located in Burbank. Her prior experience includes serving as Food Services/Marketing Manager at Camp Alexander Mack in Milford, Indiana, Head Chef/Assistant Food Services ...
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Esther Harsh
District Youth Coordinator

Esther Harsh serves as the District Youth Coordinator for the Northern Ohio District. Esther is a graduate of Malone University (2005) with specific training in Education and Youth Ministry, and she brings a wealth of experience to the task. She served as a missionary in Ukraine... 
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Linda Fry
District Peace & Conciliation Advocate

Linda Fry has served in various leadership positions with the Mansfield First Church of the Brethren and the Northern Ohio District Board, as well as in congregations in Illinois and Missouri. She served on the editorial staff of the Brethren ...
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