CSRM is pleased to welcome Derek and "Kat" Linhart as Board of Trustee Members.
Derek grew up in an Evangelical Friends Church which he still attends. Being an active member for 28 years, he participated in the youth group and sports ministry throughout his childhood and remains active as a leader in the Sports Outreach Ministry, serves as a worship service usher, and he and Kat help lead a young married Sunday School group. Derek has played sports his entire life including: baseball, basketball (high school), football, softball, tennis, and rugby (college). He also enjoys running, weight lifting, and skiing. Other activities include remodeling, sport shooting and searching for his phone/wallet/keys that he misplaced around the house. Derek graduated from Ohio Northern University where he received a Mechanical Engineering degree and is currently employed as an Engineer for Fresh Mark.
Kat grew up attending Living Water Ministries in Payne Ohio then joined Derek at First Friends Church after moving to Canton. Kat is owner of Kat's Bake Shoppe, a home bakery in Canton, Ohio and has won multiple awards at including best in show at various "Taste of the Town" and other baking competitions. Her lifestyle and career revolve around food! She enjoys being fit and active, with the goal of burning more calories so she can eat more delicious food. Running, weight lifting, and skiing are some of her favorite calorie burning activities. When not baking or being active, you might find her planning remodeling projects around the house or busy finding her husbands lost phone/wallet/keys. She studied Marketing and Management at Ohio Northern University.