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Board of Directors


David Sommers

David is from Hartville, OH where he resides with his wife and daughter. He is the owner of two small businesses, Bedrock Construction and Mobility Plus of Cleveland. He has been an Eli House board member since October 2014 and helps coordinate short-term mission teams. His favorite pastimes are watching sports (Ohio State and Dallas Cowboys) and fishing. 

Mark Coblentz

Vice Chairman

Mark lives in Hartville, OH. He has been married to his wife for 26 years, and they have three daughters. His family attends church at Rivertree Lake where he and his wife serve as leaders for the Wednesday evening kids program. He is a graduate of Walsh University with a BA in Management and has worked as a sales manager for 25+ years in the hardware, power tool, and abrasive industries. Mark is employed at the Hartville Hardware. In his free time he likes to do woodworking and watch Ohio State football.

Adam Runkle


Adam is a graduate of The University of Akron School of Law. He began his career as a law clerk with Starkey Law Firm and joined the firm as an associate in 2011 upon graduation from law school.

A native of Pennsylvania, Adam now resides in Uniontown, OH. In his free time, Adam enjoys spending time with his son, cooking, reading, being outdoors, volunteering at his church, and working out at Impulse Fitness.

Chad Dutcher


Chad lives in Hartville, OH with his wife and daughter, and he has a son in college. Chad is the owner of Classic Stoneworks, a stone masonry installation company. 

He and his family are involved with their church, Crossview Church in Akron, where he serves as an Elder and Executive Director. 

Chad is passionate about advocating for and serving marginalized people. He enjoys playing guitar and singing on the worship team. 

Betti Troyer

Betti lives in Hartville, Ohio. She has been married for 22 years to her husband Dave, and they have 2 children in college. Betti’s family attends Wellspring Bible Church in Alliance, Ohio. She graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelors of education. For more than 20 years, she has taught students from kindergarten to high school that have special needs. Currently, she is employed at Coventry Local Schools. Betti loves spending time with her family outdoors, watching movies, and reading.

David Castillo

Child Sponsorship Director

David is a foster and adoptive parent who has served in ministries in Korea, Peru, Ecuador and the United States, focusing on child sponsorship programs. Following a 27-year career in the military, he served full-time as a Children’s Pastor for 7 years and now continues his child advocacy ministry with Eli House Mission. He currently serves as our Child Sponsorship Director and joined the board in April 2020. He attends Grace Point Church Medical Center and serves each Sunday on the security team. He and his wife, Dorothy, and their children live in San Antonio, Texas.

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