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Board of Directors

Reginald N. Crook graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice in 2002 and from The University of Akron with a Masters in Public Administration in 2004.  He is employed with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Inspector General as a Federal Special Agent.  He is married to Arnetta (Montgomery) Crook for eight years.  They have three sons; 5, 3, 2. Reggie and Arnetta are the Youth Directors and Sunday School Teachers.


Renard Dale Parnell II graduated from Kent State University with Bachelors in Business Administration in 2004. He is currently working for the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for 8 years.  He is married to Shante Lynette (McDougal) Parnell. They have two sons, Shawn and Desmond.  He is active in the church, community, and a youth/high school coach.  Renzy is president of the Usher Board and a member of the Choir.


Milton R. Bates graduated from Central-Hower High School and majored as a draftsman. He attended The University of Akron. He was employed at B.F. Goodrich as a high tech specialist for 17 years.  He has been in the real estate business for 25 years, currently with Howard Hanna as a sales representative.  He is a member of the Board of Realtors and the Million Dollar Club.  He is married to Rose (Payne) Bates for 39 years.  They have three children and four grandchildren.  Mr. Bates has been in ministry for over 30 years and is currently Associate Pastor.

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