Chamber Staff

Sarah Stephens Krupp – Chamber/Small Business Director

Sarah Stephens Krupp spearheads Chamber activities and works to represent and advocate for business owners and employers in the Fostoria Area. She works to assist new and existing small businesses in growth and expansion as well as promote and strengthen the community by working to promote a healthy economy.

Michele Cochran – Community Development & Tourism Director

Michele Cochran is a lifelong Fostoria resident who is passionate about seeing the community grow and prosper.  Michele currently manages the day-to-day operations of the Fostoria Area Visitor’s Bureau and has been instrumental in Fostoria being a host community for the Midwest Sculpture Initiative as well as growing the Barn Quilt Trail in and around Fostoria.

Sherry Yaple – Administrative Assistant

Sherry has been with the Chamber and Fostoria Economic Development Corporation for almost 8 years and is the first friendly face you will see when you visit our office. Sherry is responsible for all bookkeeping and membership data for the Chamber and Fostoria Economic Development Corporation as well as of our affiliated programs.

Chamber Board of Directors

Immediate Past Chair, Catherine Hinds – Morgan Advanced Materials

Chair, Andrea Cress-First Federal Bank

Treasurer, Kelly Lynch – The Mennel Milling Company

Barbara Dibble – Attorney at Law, City of Fostoria

Angelina Bentz – ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital

Angie Morelock-Vanguard Sentinel Career & Technology Center

Sue Lehmann – Fostoria City Schools

Josh Thomas-Second Wind Music Center



Eric Keckler – Mayor, City of Fostoria

Renee Smith – President, Fostoria Economic Development

Andrew Sprang – Superintendent, Fostoria City Schools


2019 Board Meeting Schedule