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.
John A. Gabis, MD
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.
Lindsay Foster Schrader
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.