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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Taylor Peterson
District Youth Coordinator

We welcome Taylor Peterson as the Northern Ohio District Youth Coordinator beginning August 13, 2022.  Taylor has been a member of North Bend Church of the Brethren since a young age. She has served on the Christian Education Board for three years and has volunteered at Royal Family Kids Camp for six years. 

Taylor obtained a degree in Life Science Education from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2021. She used this degree as a substitute teacher during the 2021-2022 school year. She has a passion for junior and senior high students and is excited for the ways that God has led her into this position and where He will continue to lead her and the youth students. 

She married her husband Riley, who is also a member of North Bend Church of the Brethren, in 2021. They live in Bellville and hope to stay in the area.

Taylor can be reached at taylor@nohcob.org

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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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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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District Administrative Secretary

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