Zach is the Director of Wellness and Education at the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services. He serves as the coordinator of the Hancock County Community Partnership and the Hancock County Opioid and Addictions Task Force which are long-standing community coalitions focused on substance abuse prevention, mental health promotion, and local health challenges. He also manages the Board’s prevention investments and communications, and leads work in cultural humility and health disparities. Zach also serves as a Teaching Artist for educational programming at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts.
Zach began his career serving as Director of Bands at Liberty-Benton Local Schools in 1999 after graduating from Bowling Green State University with a degree in Music Education.
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How long have you lived in Findlay/Hancock County?
I moved to Findlay in July 1999 to start my career as Director of Bands at Liberty-Benton Local Schools
Where are some of your favorite places to travel?
New York City & Chicago
What is the best thing about the Findlay and Hancock County community
Findlay and Hancock County has the practice of collaboration imbedded in its culture. This is evident in work accomplished through the Community Partnership and Opioid and Addiction Task Force, as well as many other community coalitions and boards that work to serve the community’s residents.
What is an ideal day spent in Hancock County?
An Americano at Coffee Amici followed by a performance at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts.
What is your favorite event?
Any Youtheatre production
What is your favorite local restaurant?
I lean towards dinner at Oler’s
Favorite Findlay quirk/fun fact
How roads and bridges were paid for in the 1800’s…ask Joy Brown!
Favorite Findlay/Hancock County Hidden Gem
Litzenberg Memorial Woods