Stephanie Dodd
Executive Director
Phone: 740-587-8571
Email: sdodd {at} ohiocampuscompact(.)org

Stephanie comes to Ohio Campus Compact with years of experience working with non-profits, corporations and campaigns raising funds, planning successful events and managing budgets. Her work in civic engagement started in high school and has continued into her adult life.
Stephanie earned her bachelor’s of business administration from the University of Cincinnati with majors in finance, information systems and digital business. She is a member of the Junior League of Columbus Board of Directors and Franklin Park Conservatory Women’s Board. Stephanie recently served on Ohio’s State Board of Education representing 13 counties in Central, Southeastern and Eastern Ohio. Stephanie resides at Buckeye Lake with her husband and three children.

Melissa Bell
Student Resource Center Program Manager
Phone: 740-587-8568
Email: mbell {at} ohiocampuscompact(.)org

Melissa Bell, of Zanesville, Ohio, has joined Ohio Campus Compact as Student Resource Center Program Manager. Previously, Melissa served as the Director of Membership Outreach for the Ohio Pork Council, the Executive Director of the Ohio FFA Foundation, and spent nearly 10 years with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation in various roles including organization director and regional supervisor covering all of eastern Ohio.
Melissa graduated from Otterbein College with a B.A. in Organizational Communication, a M.S. from The Ohio State University in Agricultural Communication and she has completed work on a Ph.D. in Agricultural Education from The Ohio State University. She has four children: 19-year-old twins, Brady, a student at OSU/ATI and Reily, a student at Muskingum University; Delaney, 14; and Baylor, 7, both at Tri Valley Locals Schools. She also works with her husband Matt and his family on their 6 generation family farm, where she assists with farm accounting, financial management and human resources.

Tori Vernau
Nonprofit Operations Manager
Phone: 740-587-8568
Email: tvernau {at} ohiocampuscompact(.)org

Tori Vernau comes to Ohio Campus Compact with a fresh understanding of college campus needs as a current Women’s Lacrosse Assistant Coach for the last 5 years, currently at Denison University for the last 3 years. During her time coaching, her teams were winners of the IWLCA Team Community Awareness Award, NCAA Team Works Helper, Helper Community Service Competition Award, and Alma College Coach Brown Memorial Award. Her non profit experience started with the Licking County Community Center for 60+ Adults. Where she worked on various administrative projects and was the Volunteer Coordinator. Tori earned her degree in Criminal Justice from Tiffin University. Her time at Tiffin she was a member of the Kiwanis International group. Growing up in Minnesota she spent many hours doing volunteer service with groups such as; Feed my Starving Children, Samaritan’s Purse, and Meals on Wheels. Tori resides in Newark with her husband Garrett and aussiedoodle Mocha.