Sally works with organizations and governments to solve social problems in the intersection of housing, homelessness, behavioral health and criminal justice. Sally is the housing consultant for Stepping Up Ohio, a national initiative to house and reduce jail days for people with mental health disorders, and the Ohio Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-Ohio) for the Fulfilling the Promise campaign. Sally was instrumental in the development and opening of the $1.2MM Adam-Amanda Mental Health Rehabilitation Center and helped raise nearly twelve million dollars for mental health housing in Ohio. As a former federal HUD technical assistance provider, Sally trained and assisted over 20 communities across the country end homelessness. Sally was a State Director for CSH, a national nonprofit that invests in supportive housing. She is the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Affordable Housing. She holds a bachelor's degree in Social Work, and a Master's in Public Policy and Nonprofit Management from The Ohio State University.
Dan joined Snider, Fuller and Stroh, in 2010. Currently, he serves as the Executive Vice President with the firm and works with individual investment and employee benefit plan clients. In addition to ISBH, Dan also serves as the Treasurer of the Board for Stuart’s Opera House and the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce. Dan received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ohio University.
For the last four decades, Dr. Hanners has practiced as a Dentist in his private practice in Piketon, Ohio. He is currently a National Board Examiner with the Commission on Dental Competency Assessments, a Fellow in the American and International College of Dentists - and has served on the Ohio State Dental Board under two different governors. In addition to his dental career, Dr. Hanners has always enjoyed entrepreneurial endeavors and is a founding member of the Frontier League of Professional Baseball and the Prospect Baseball League. Additionally, he has served for 27 years on the Board of Directors with the First National Bank in Waverly, Ohio and currently serves as the Chairman of the Board.
Randy Leite, Ph.D. serves as executive director of the Appalachian Children Coalition, an organization focused on expanding and enhancing child mental health resources in the 32-county Appalachian Ohio region. In this role, Dr. Leite is engaged with schools, mental health boards, social service agencies, and governmental entities to address significant mental health resource disparities in the region. Leite assumed this position after serving for twelve years as the Dean of the College of Health Sciences and Professions at Ohio University. In the dean role, he facilitated a number of academic and community engagement programs focused on bringing positive impact to children and families in Southeastern Ohio. During his tenure, the college grew to enroll over 10,000 students in a broad variety of academic programs. While serving as dean, Leite taught a variety of classes on family policy, family dynamics, and family diversity. His interest in family policy is reflected in his development of the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health at Ohio University and the Institute for Child and Family Policy at Bowling Green State University. Randy has been a member of the ISBH board for the past four years.
Jeff has over 35 years of experience with health insurance and managed care product development, health care policy & regulatory compliance in both government and commercial venues. He received his undergraduate degree in History and a Master of Science in Preventive Medicine from The Ohio State University. Jeff has worked in several private sector and regulatory roles in Medicaid and commercial healthcare insurance markets in Ohio, Indiana and South Carolina. He has more than seventeen years of service in Ohio state government in various roles with both the Ohio Departments of Medicaid (ODM) (formerly the Ohio Dept. of Job & Family Services) and Insurance (ODI). He has worked in four managed care plans, with a primary focus on Medicaid and Medicaid-Medicare health plans. More recently, Jeff has focused his efforts on understanding social determinants of health (SDOH) and their impacts on the health and well-being of communities. His work has focused more specifically on issues of housing insecurity, food insecurity, transportation and engagement of persons in their health and wellness post incarceration.
Arlene Jones began leveraging her lived experiences within the child welfare and housing systems in 2001. Her dedication to equity is demonstrated through her service as a founding member of the OHIO Youth Advisory Board, Court Appointed Special Advocate, child welfare caseworker, youth housing specialist, workforce development program coordinator and through her work with the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program as a trainer, consultant and curriculum content developer. Arlene works with the Capacity Building Center for States as a Senior Family Consultant, a role where she provides coaching support, technical assistance, and helps the leadership identify opportunities for the organizational integration of persons with lived experience. In addition to these activities, Arlene works as the Youth Navigator Network Program Manager for Kinnect, a nonprofit organization based out of Cleveland, OH. A very proud graduate of Wright State University, Arlene enjoys the outdoors, working out, exploring new places, music and spending time with her husband and their five sons.
Lindsay Foster Schrader has been employed with the First National Bank of Waverly for 25 years. She began her career at FNB in 1997, as a part-time teller, while attending Shawnee State University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, graduating in 2002. In 1999, she moved to a full-time position as loan clerk, then advancing to the manager of the credit card & merchant accounts and eventually to the Director of Business Development. In 2019, Ms. Foster Schrader was further promoted to Sr. Vice President and held that position until 2020 when the Board of Directors appointed her to the position of President.
In addition to a bachelor’s degree, Lindsay completed a 3-year certification program from the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin. Ms. Foster Schrader has served on the Board of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce from 2012 to 2014, with a tenure as President of the Board. She currently sits on the Board of Pike County Community Action Committee, Pike County Community Improvement Corporation, and the Waverly Athletic Boosters.
A lifelong resident of Pike County, Lindsay resides in Waverly with her husband, Jason and their two children, Jake and Abby.
Dr. Gabis received his Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio in 1983. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wright State University School of Medicine in 1987. Dr. Gabis served his first year of residency at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina where he received recognition for teaching medical students from MUSC. His post-graduate training continued at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, where he was named Chief Resident for the Family Medicine residency program. He was also named Outstanding Family Medicine Resident by the Miami Valley Chapter of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians.
In 1990, he moved to Chillicothe, joined Paul F. MacCarter, Jr., MD in private practice at Chillicothe Family Physicians and then as part of Adena Primary Care in 1997. He was elected as the Ross County Coroner in 1992 and served in the position for 26 years. Since April of 2011, Gabis has been providing primary care to patients at Pickaway Ross Family Physicians in Chillicothe. He has served in various physician leadership roles throughout his career at Adena. He previously served as the Senior Medical Director of Primary Care for Adena Health System as well as Program Director for Adena’s Transitional Year Residency Program and President of Adena Medical Group, a 250-provider multispecialty group at Adena. He is currently the Medical Director of Community Partnerships for Adena Health.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is a Certified Physician Executive.
In his roles as a coroner and a physician, Gabis has championed the fight against opiate drug overdose deaths in Ross County and helped to found the Hope Partnership Project, a multi-agency government initiative that assesses and addresses the opiate addiction and overdose death epidemic in Ross County and across the State of Ohio.
Alex Bishara, MSW, LISW, LCDC III, ICADC. Alex received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2001 and Masters of Social Work in 2010 and both from The Ohio State University. After providing 5 years of substance abuse counseling early in his career, Alex moved into program management. Over the next 10 years he opened and directed four outpatient substance abuse and mental health centers serving nine counties across Ohio. The majority of Alex’s 20 years’ experience in Behavioral Health has been focused on program management and development and spans the continuum, from prevention to residential treatment services. Alex currently leads Behavioral Health in Behavioral Health Community Engagement efforts for Big Lots Behavioral Health Services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Alex is an Ohio Child Welfare Training Program (OCWTP) trainer for the University of Cincinnati focused on the intersection of substance use disorder and child welfare for the. In addition to serving on various state and not-for-profit boards, Alex was previously a kinship and foster parent in Franklin County.
Alex’s current interests include developing collaborative, coordinated and integrated systems of care for children and families with behavioral health conditions in Ohio.
Samantha Shafer serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Integrated Services for Behavioral Health and has worked in the Behavioral Health field for over 15 years. Ms. Shafer believes that as we design programs, we must keep a strong focus on the innate strengths of individuals and communities. Ms. Shafer is committed to a constant and respectful critique of herself as a leader, ISBH as a team, and of all systems in order to assure we are meeting the needs of those we are dedicated to walk alongside and serve.