Posted December 13, 2016

Training Event
“Communication that Connects and Transforms Conflict”

Strong communication skills are the building blocks to healthy relationships and successful conflict management.

Our goals for this training are:

     - Train participants in basic and effective...

Posted November 02, 2016

Imagine a world in which conflicts are transformed in healthy and productive ways.  Here in Holmes and Wayne counties our vision is to do just that.  On Monday October 24th, we began the journey by sharing stories, stories of conflicts transformed.  While this might sound simple or perhaps...

Posted October 26, 2016

Dayna Schrock, (Board Chair) 

Dayna serves as Minister of Congregational Care and Women's Ministry Director at Berlin Mennonite Church in Berlin, Ohio. She also works part-time as a Therapist Assistant at Active Chiropractic in Millersburg, Ohio. Dayna is a certified STAR...

Posted October 19, 2016

Newly formed nonprofit aims to be a resource
By Ellen Pill

“We really want to work ourselves out of the job,” said Lydell Steiner, board member of Connexus. It’s an unexpected comment from a newly formed local nonprofit organization. 

“We want to be a resource,” Steiner said...

Posted October 11, 2016

Lydell Steiner, (Vice Chair)

Lydell resides in Dalton, Ohio with his wife, Rebeca, and their two children, Sofia and Kyros. He is a Development Coordinator at Venture Products in Orrville, Ohio. Lydell received an MA in Conflict Resolution and...

Posted September 29, 2016

Debora Dutcher, (Secretary)

Debora serves as a High School Intervention Specialist and English as a Second Language Teacher. She has completed Graduate level training and implementation in restorative justice and restorative justice practices, including meditation, circle...

Posted September 22, 2016


Mark Leinbach, (Treasurer) - 

Mark completed a Master in Business Administration in 2016 and a Master of Social Work in 2005. He currently serves as Executive...


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