Linda L. Angelo

Trustee Linda L. Angelo has served the Holmes County Education Foundation since 1993. A strong advocate for students, she serves on the Foundation's Scholarship Selection Committee. Her experience as both a teacher and administrator within the school system gives her a strong background for her position on the Board of Trustees. She was a resident of Holmes County for over thirty years and an educator in the Holmes County School Systems for over twenty-five years. Linda's experience with and impact on local education is extensive. She was a teacher for ten years, Gifted Coordinator for three years, Curriculum Consultant for ten years, and served as the Federal Programs Coordinator prior to her recent retirement.

Julian L. Coblentz
Julian Coblentz is a lifelong resident of this community, and currently resides near Walnut Creek. He is the General Manager of Walnut Creek Foods. He is married to Brenda, his childhood sweetheart, and they have 3 children. Julian received a HCEF Scholarship and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Malone University. His family attends Providence Christian Fellowship, where Julian is the Music Director. In his free time, he enjoys reading, traveling, snow skiing, and bicycling.

Robert D. Rinfret

Judge Robert D. Rinfret currently serves as Common Pleas Court Judge in Holmes County. Rinfret served as the assistant prosecutor for the Holmes County Prosecutor's Office from 2004-2010 and has served as a private-practicing attorney for Rinfret Law Office since 1973. He previously served as the prosecuting attorney for Holmes County from 1984-2004, and as a professor of law at The University of Akron | Wayne College. Rinfret currently serves as a volunteer coach for the West Holmes High School track team and is a founding member of the Holmes County Junior Olympic Track Club. He has also been involved in the Holmes County Rails to Trails Coalition, is a former Holmes County Park District board member, a Holmes County volunteer basketball coach for East and West Holmes elementary school districts, and is a former advisor for the Holmes County Mock Trial Teams. He is married to Rosanne Parrot-Rinfret, who is a West Holmes Middle School teacher.  They have three daughters.

Michael K. Taylor

Michael K. Taylor, CPA is a principal with Rea & Associates, Inc. in Millersburg.  He is a native and resident of Millersburg.  He attended Bowling Green State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting.  He currently serves as an advisor to the board with numerous cooperations and is on the Board of Holmes County Share A Christmas, the Holmes County Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Holmes County Rails to Trails Coalition.  He has been active in not- for- profit organizations in Holmes County since his graduation from college.  He is married to Cindy Stutzman-Taylor and has two adult children that also reside in the Millersburg area.

John R. Waltman

John R. Waltman serves as the Chairman of the Board and as the legal consultant for the Foundation. He has been with Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston LTD for over 30 years and is a lifetime resident of Holmes County. He is a member of the Holmes County, Ohio and American Bar Associations, Fellowship with the Ohio State Bar Association, and is a Director of the Commercial and Savings Bank. As such, he is "totally dedicated to the people of Holmes County and the assistance the Education Foundation may provide to enhance their lives."


Board of Trustees Handbook- Updated 01/27/2015
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