Amy Weisbrod named executive director of the Stark County Hunger Task Force
CANTON, Ohio — Amy Weisbrod of Canton assumed duties as executive director of the Stark County Hunger Task Force (SCHTF), the leading hunger-fighting organization in the county.
Officials announce Weisbrod comes to SCHTF from The Canton Chapter of The Foundation for Community Betterment, where she served as director since 2007 and was a founder of the local chapter.
Weisbrod succeeds Eric Smer, who was named in April as director of ystark!, a department of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Weisbrod also served as a girls high school basketball coach for St. Thomas Aquinas in Louisville and owns and manages E. Brown Properties LLC of Canton. She formerly served as a skip trace investigator for Source One Adjusters of Ohio at Canal Fulton and a case manager for the Sister-to-Sister program and MST program for Berea Children’s Home and Family Service in Cleveland.
She earned a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice and sociology from the University of Dayton and holds an associates degree in applied business, private investigation, from The Academy of Court Reporting.
Chairman of the board of directors for the Canton chapter of The Foundation for Community Betterment, Weisbrod also serves as a member of the national board of directors for The Foundation for Community Betterment in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the board of directors for Canton city’s Fair Employment Practices Board.
Founded in 1981, Stark County Hunger Task Force at 408 9th St. SW, Canton, leads the battle against hunger in Stark County. SCHTF feeds more than 22,000 individuals and families every month through more than two-and-a-half dozen food pantries, “Backpacks for Kids” programs, an emergency pantry, mobile pantry services and senior pantry services. For more information, call 330.455.6667 or visit SCHTF on-line at www.starkhunger.org.