Board Members

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Stephanie Mincey Board Member/Volunteer

  Stephanie Mincey Proud mom from Loris SC. Country girl at heart and firm believer in Paying It Forward! Loves horse riding and enjoying everyday life. Stephanie strives to help those less fortunate whether it is a friend or a stranger.  Her thought…”A stranger is just someone you haven’t spoken to yet!” Enthusiastic about showing her kids that kindness to others is a virtue she holds dear. She currently resides In South Carolina and works closely with our Director of Research and Development. Stephanie is an invaluable asset to our board and an integral part of our team!


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Teri Fernandez Board Member/Volunteer

Teri Fernandez is a married mother of one. She has resided in Stark County her entire life, but loves to travel. She graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, and has been employed at a local community agency since 2009. Her current role there is as a Case Manager, serving as a liaison between clients and the outside world. Teri volunteers for various charity functions through Forester’s, and has a special place in her heart for the Ronald McDonald House. To describe Teri in a few words it would be smart, witty and responsible.