Walkway over Oregon Rd, Graduating Students, Students using computers in the Fireside

Board of Trustees Members

The Owens Community College Board of Trustees is a nine-member board appointed by the Governor of Ohio for six-year terms.

H. Richard Rowe

H. Richard Rowe, Chair, appointed April 2004.
Currently an Investment Representative with Edward Jones Investments in Findlay, he attended Bowling Green State University and holds a Series 7 Securities License as well as a Life and Health Insurance License.

Diana H. (Dee) Talmage

Diana H. (Dee) Talmage, Vice Chair, appointed November 2002.
A graduate of The Ohio State University and the University of Toledo, she has held several leadership positions at the K-12 and higher education levels. She served on the University of Toledo's Alumni Association Board of Trustees, is a Trustee Emeritus on the University of Toledo Foundation Board, and is currently a member of the Owens Foundation Board.

Mary Beth Hammond

Mary Beth Hammond, Trustee appointed December 2013.
A graduate of the University of Northwestern Ohio, she is currently Vice President, Senior Private Banker at Fifth Third Bank in Findlay. She has more than 30 years of financial experience. Currently, she serves on many boards including The Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County and The Business Affiliates for The University of Findlay. She is a past president of the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Srinivas K. Hejeebu

Dr. Srinivas K. Hejeebu, Trustee appointed December 2013.
A graduate of the University of Illinois and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Missouri, he is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toledo and an internist at the Medical Center. He also serves on the Maumee Valley Country Day School Board of Trustees.

Dr. Ronald A. McMaster

Dr. Ronald A. McMaster, Trustee, appointed March 1993.
The President of McMaster Motor Co. and McMaster Fuel Ltd., he retired from GlassTech Inc. as Vice President of Corporate Development. He earned bachelor and master's degrees from Ohio State University and a doctoral degree from the University of Michigan, all in mechanical engineering.

Edwin J. Nagle III

Edwin J. Nagle III, Trustee appointed June 2012.
A graduate of the University of Toledo, he is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nagle Companies in Walbridge. He serves on the boards for the Mercy St. Charles Hospital Foundation, the Ohio Trucking Association and the U.T. Intermodal Transportation Institute.

Bill Takacs

William E. Takacs, Trustee, appointed October 2008.
A graduate of Kent State University and the University of Toledo, he serves as President and Managing Partner for Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault and Schaffer Co., L.P.A. in Toledo. He is active in the local community and serves on the Board of Directors of Compass Corporation for Recovery Services and Equality Toledo. Mr. Takacs is a member of the Ohio, Michigan and American Bar Associations.

Thomas R. Uhler

Thomas R. Uhler, Trustee appointed June 2012.
A graduate of the University of Toledo, he is the President and Chief Executive Officer of TTL Associates, Inc. in Toledo. He is a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, and he serves as the Outreach Coordinator for Ohio Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve and is a member of the oversight committee of the Toledo Minority Business Assistance Center. He is a founding member of the Wood County Port Authority and a member of the Lucas County Improvement Corporation.