Meet the Board Members


Heather Dean, President 

A born and bred Buckeye, Heather graduated from OSU with a BA in Psychology. Before relocating to Charlotte in June of 2010, she was actively involved with the OSU Alumni Club of Richland County, Ohio. Heather is in her 6th consecutive term as club president and she loves it! She organizes and assists with planning various events in her free time, and enjoys traveling, yoga, sand volleyball, and all things OSU. Her view of sports can be summed up in two words: GO BUCKS!!

Betsy Schaaf, Vice President
Betsy and her late husband, Glen, are both Ohio State graduates. They lived in Cincinnati for many years, before moving to Charlotte in June of 2005. Betsy currently works part time at CPCC Central Campus, where she teaches reading and math to adults in the Foundational Learning program. Betsy has two children; her daughter, Lauren, is a graduate of Queens University of Charlotte and her son, David, is a graduate of NC State. 
Lisa Robinson, Secretary
Lisa is a 1985 OSU graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science.  She has lived in the Charlotte/Harrisburg area since 1985 and is currently employed by Carolinas HealthCare System.  In addition to being a huge Buckeye fan, Lisa and her husband are big Carolina Panthers fans.  She enjoys spending time with family, traveling, scrapbooking, reading, and volunteering at Levine Children's Hospital.  She has 3 daughters, 1 son, and 2 sons-in-law. 


Chuck Elgin, Treasurer

A long-time resident of Charlotte, Chuck graduated from OSU with a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Chuck is currently the Chairman of the Alumni Advisory Board of OSU's Department of Integrated Systems Engineering. He 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. An avid golfer, you'll find Chuck enjoying his down time on the greens.
Vicki Reich, Special Events/ Community Service Chairperson
A 1980 Ohio State graduate with a Bachelors Degree from the School of Allied Medicine, Vicki relocated to Charlotte in 1994. Her secret career goal is to be an archeologist when she grows up! She loves the theater, traveling, mountain trekking, kayaking, tennis, going back to Columbus, and anything outdoors!   Her two children, Andrea and Rob, bleed scarlet and gray as well!

Phil Marlowe, Scholarship Chairperson
Game Day Captains: Strike City- Marc Woodruff
                                         Hickory Tavern- Phil Marlowe 
Incoming Student Representative- TBD

Anna Talarico, Outgoing Student Representative
Erika Ulrich, Past Student Representative
Anne Hohler, Past Student Representative