Please Join Us!
Tuesday, February 20 | 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Kozmo's Grille: 37 1st St SW, Massillon OH 44647 (directions)
Registration deadline: Friday, February 16, 5:00 pm
Pre-Dinner Technical Session
(5:00 - 6:00 pm):
Habitat For Humanity
Presented by Beth Lechtner, Director Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio
Beth Lechtner, Director Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio, has served as the Executive Director/CEO of Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio for over a decade, overseeing an organization that has built nearly 500 homes, with over 2,000 individuals in need of decent affordable housing.
With Beth leading development and operations, Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio has become a leader among U.S. Habitat for Humanity ministries, having also been named the #1 affiliate in Ohio for best practices. In 2015, the organization received the Clarence E. Jordan Award for Excellence in Innovation from Habitat for Humanity International for its Homeowner Maintenance Education Program.
In addition to her oversight of the Habitat ministry, Beth facilitated the opening and operation of two Habitat for Humanity ReStore locations in Canton, non-profit thrift stores that support Habitat's homebuilding and renovating efforts. Proceeds from these two stores have built more than thirteen homes since 2005.
After-Dinner Technical Session
(6:30 - 7:30):
Hazardous Material Training
Presented by Jerry Smith, President of New Environment, Inc.
Gerald (Jerry) Smith is the President of New Environment, Inc. a health and safety training company specializing in the instruction and support of Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response instructors.
Jerry has a B.A. in Public Administration from Youngstown State University with concentrations in Environmental Science and Accounting. He is active in his Warren, OH based church and sits on the Ohio Valley Region Christian Service Brigade board.
Jerry is an avid outdoorsman and spends as much time as possible at his woodland home in Kinsman, OH with his wife Lana, son Austin, and dog Jax.