Meet the Board Members
Heather Dean, Immediate Past President
Chuck Elgin, President
Chuck is a 1978 Ohio State graduate with a Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Chuck Grew up in Columbus and attended Ohio State where he met his future wife Sharon at the Ohio State Industrial and Systeme Engineering Department. Chuck and Sharon are both Industrial and Systems Engineering graduates and they have been happily married for 40+ years! Chuck is retired and lives in South Charlotte with his wife Sharon. Chuck is active with the Knights of Columbus and volunteers regularly with the USO.
Betsy Schaaf, Vice President
Ian Kinney, Treasurer
Ian received his MBA from Ohio State University in 1992. He currently works at Bank of America in finance and project management. Before moving to Charlotte in 2015, Ian and his wife, Christine, lived in Columbus for more than 30 years. They are avid hikers and spend many non-football Saturdays exploring the mountains in North Carolina. They have two sons; their oldest is graduate of Purdue University, and their youngest graduated from OSU with a degree in Microbiology in 2020.
Amy Twary, Social Media Chairperson
Amy graduated from Ohio State in 1987 with a B.S. degree and moved to Charlotte in 1991. She currently lives in Monroe and is a self-employed life and health insurance agent. Amy loves to travel, enjoys photography, hiking, and the beach. Amy also supports several local animal rescue groups. She is passionate about all things Buckeye related and loves being able to share the Buckeye spirit in Charlotte with others on the social media platforms.
Kelly is a 1985 graduate of Ohio State with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She has lived in Charlotte area since 1999 and is currently employed by General Motors. In addition to being a huge Buckeye fan, Kelly enjoys supporting the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns. She enjoys scrapbooking and reading in her free time. Her husband, Jeff, owns NetMetrics, which is a local digital marketing self-owned business. Kelly has two children; her son, Greg is a graduate of UNC-Charlotte and currently working in Sports Communications for Presbyterian College in Clinton SC and her daughter, Jill, is a graduate of CPCC and currently using her culinary skills at Barrington’s Restaurant in Charlotte.
Anna Talarico, Past Student Representative