Chamber Staff

Jocelyn Reinhart – Chamber Director

Jocelyn Reinhart spearheads Chamber activities and works to represent and advocate for business owners and employers in the Fostoria Area. She is a Fostoria native and is passionate about the community and working with small businesses grow and expand.

Michele Cochran – Community Development & Tourism Director

Michele Cochran is a lifelong Fostoria resident who is passionate about improving the quality of life in our community.  Michele currently manages the day-to-day operations of the Fostoria Area Visitor’s Bureau and the Fostoria Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market. She has been instrumental in elevating the presence of outdoor public art in Fostoria through projects such as the Midwest Sculpture Initiative and works to grow the Barn Quilt Trail in and around Fostoria.

Sherry Yaple – Administrative Assistant

Sherry has been with the Chamber and Fostoria Economic Development Corporation for a little over 10 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

Chair, Josh Thomas, Second Wind Music Center

Chair Elect, Megan James, POET Biorefining

Treasurer, Robin Bates, Premier Bank

Matt Emerine-Flippin Jimmy’s

Kristy Persohn-American Heritage Realty

Rob Hammer, Mennel/MMC Transport

Bill Squire, Reineke Family Dealerships

Lisa Saltzman, ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital



Eric Keckler – Mayor, City of Fostoria

Renee Smith – President, Fostoria Economic Development

Andrew Sprang – Superintendent, Fostoria City Schools