Amy Raynes, Executive Director
Amy has been the Executive Director of the Preble County Mental Health & Recovery Board since August of 2014. She is a Professional Clinical Counselor with a background of work experience that includes business and non-profit executive management. Amy serves on various Preble County advisory boards and committees and places a huge focus on advocacy for the betterment of those with mental health and substance use disorders. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology with a minor in Business from Bowling Green State University and her Master's Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. She loves her home in Preble County with her partner, enjoys spending time with children & grandchildren and plays golf in her spare time.
Sherry Hurst, Fiscal Administrator
Sherry Hurst is a lifelong resident with deeply rooted ties in Preble County. She started her career in the banking/financial world, then moved to a public service position at the Preble County Courthouse in 2012. Sherry had a strong desire to deeper serve her community, thus bringing her to PCMHRB. Sherry is married to Lucian Hurst and is a proud mother of two. She enjoys spending time with her family, working on her family farm in Lewisburg and reading.
Autumn Green, Community Outreach Coordinator
Autumn grew up in Preble County before attending college at Indiana University East where she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in Fine Arts. Autumn has always had a passion for mental health & recovery. She desired to deepen her involvement in the community therefore finding herself at PCMHRB. Autumn lives with her husband in Preble County with their three dogs. She enjoys reading, painting, and volunteering at the local library.
Miranda Armstead is a life-long Preble County resident; she earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Indiana University East and is currently employed at YWCA Dayton as a Rural Advocate. Miranda loves giving back to her community and has a passion for supporting Mental Health Services. Miranda also serves on Preble County Chamber Commerce Board of Directors. In her free time, Miranda enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends and is happiest when the weather is warm.
Ashley Clark is a lifelong Preble County resident. She graduated from Eaton High School in 2013. She received her LPN from Miami Valley Career Technology Center Adult Education Program in 2016 and went on to pass her boards in 2017. She is currently working at the Preble County ESC as a 1:1 nurse and has returned to school at Edison State Community College to work towards her RN license. Ashley has always been passionate about mental health. She has had family and friends struggle with their mental health and strives to learn more and become an advocate for those with mental illnesses. Due to her own experiences with mental health, Ashley is a believer that no two people have the same experience. Ashley’s free time is spent with friends and family. She has four children and rarely spends time away from them. Absolutely everything she does is for her children and becoming a member of the board is her way of improving the future of mental health & recovery for her children.
Megan Garton attended Bellefontaine High School and then went on to receive her bachelor's degree in secondary education at Ohio University. She is currently the wealth management operations specialist at U.S Bank. Megan is passionate about mental health because she has had family and friends who have struggled. She feels that education and awareness is extremely important. Megan enjoys spending time with family, reading, crocheting, and the outdoors.
Tyessa McQueen attended Dixie High School in New Lebanon. She has a desire to serve in her community especially on a board such as ours as she knows what it feels like to struggle with mental health and addiction. She enjoys volunteer work in Preble County with the homeless.
Tyessa enjoys basketball, art projects, and spending time with her family.
Tyessa enjoys basketball, art projects, and spending time with her family.
Landen O'Banion is a graduate of Eaton High School and University of Cumberland. He has been in banking since 2006 and is now employed by Twin Valley Bank. Landen joined the Preble County Mental Health & Recovery Board in 2017 with a desire to serve in a capacity that supports Preble County families. He enjoys fishing, hiking, flying drones, camping, and spending time outside with his family.
Paula Schlotterbeck is a graduate of Sidney High School in Sidney, Ohio. She then attended Kent University where she received her bachelor's degree in Sociology. Later Paula went back to school where she received her master’s degree in vocational Rehabilitation Counseling at Michigan State University. Paula understands the importance of quality mental health care due to family experiences that she has had in the past and her educational background. Paula retired as a counselor in 2008 and now enjoys spending time with her children & grandchildren at their family farm and reading a good book.
David M. Sizemore is a Police Lieutenant with the City of Eaton police division. David grew-up in Lewisburg, Ohio where he made a life-decision at an early age; he was either going to play baseball for the Cincinnati Reds or be a Police Officer. With those two dreams in mind, David spent his spare-time outdoors working on his swing and trying to follow the straight and narrow line in order to be eligible as a Police Officer. Unfortunately, the Reds didn’t work out. In 1984, David was the youngest graduate at 18 years of age for his Police Academy Class. At 19 years of age, David was working part-time for the Villages of New Paris, OH and West Alexandria, OH and part-time as a Police Officer/EMT/Fire for Lewisburg, OH. David began working full-time in Lewisburg, OH in 1987 and transitioned to the Eaton Police Division in 1990. In his 39 years as a police officer, David has seen the need rise for improved mental health training and education within the law enforcement community. While there will continually be a need for education, David is proud of the improvements in how mental health is addressed over the past two decades through joint trainings between the mental health providers and the law enforcement officers. David is proud to be a member of the board and collaborating to provide pathways to bring mental health and addiction services in the community. David currently resides in the City of Eaton with his wife, Elizabeth, and their two dogs, Zeus and India.
Shannon Steele attended the University of Cincinnati for her bachelors and the University of Florida where she received her masters in Pharmacoeconomics. Shannon has worked for CareSource of Dayton where she is currently the Manager of Pharmacy Community Programs. Shannon is passionate about mental health and through her work has invested interest in issues surrounding substance use and she would like to more deeply serve her community. Shannon is a lifelong resident of Camden, OH and is the mother of three children.
Robert Wood attended the College for Financial Planning and received his CLU and ChFC from The American College of Financial Services. He works as a consultant assisting business and political clients. Robert's late wife worked in the mental health field. He wanted to be involved in the mental health field to honor her and put his business experience to use. He enjoys golfing, hunting, reading and hiking. He is married with two children.
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