Leadership

OAC events and programs are developed and carried out by a small but talented staff. Read more to find out about each member and the diversity they bring to OAC.

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Bill Arnold


Program Manager

Arnold completed his undergraduate degree as a Bachelor of Arts student with studies in Sociology and Art at Otterbein College.

He brings a diverse work background to the OAC team, with experience in both the nonprofit and for profit sectors. Arnold owns and operates his own small business.

After his undergraduate studies, Arnold began working in the HIV/AIDS field as the Program Specialist with OAC, working under both Kevin Sullivan and Tyler TerMeer.

Arnold has been with OAC since 2007. As the Program Manager Arnold provides the necessary leadership required to handle the planning and implementation of all OAC programs and events.

Outside of OAC Arnold serves as a Board Member & Volunteer for Camp Sunrise. He is also an avid photographer and artist.

 


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Matt Wovrosh


Senior Community Engagement Coordinator

Matt Wovrosh completed his undergraduate studies in English Literature, Philosophy, and Religion at Capital University in 2010.

Matt has worked with HIV/AIDS positive children in South Africa through the South African Community Fund, and studied post apartheid South African community dynamics, peace building, and community building.

In the past, Matt has worked within the Columbus Metropolitan Library co-coordinating programs, building strong relationships in the Columbus community, actively encouraging literacy, and connecting people to resources.

Outside of OAC, Matt is a hiking enthusiast, aerial artist, runner, microbrewer, and yogi.

 


Zach Reau

Zach Reau


Community Engagement Coordinator

Zach Reau completed his undergraduate studies in Sociology, focusing on social stratification, first at The College of William & Mary and then at The Ohio State University.

Zach came to OAC after teaching Social Justice at a local Arts-focused high school. During his three years with the school he also led prevention programing through an After School Program, partnered with various youth agencies to build Safe(r) Spaces and to promote the Arts and social justice, oversaw the school’s volunteer program, and served as Communications and Special Programs Coordinator.

In the past, Zach has worked as a community organizer, running canvass and voter mobilization offices for state issues as well as building a community organization to break down barriers of isolation within Central Ohio’s queer community.

Zach enjoys kayaking, exploring, yoga, reading non-fiction, thrifting, and discussing current events.

 


Karen Rubin

Karen Rubin


Community Engagement Coordinator

Karen Rubin is a New Jersey transplant who completed her undergraduate studies in Anthropology, Art History, and History from Case Western Reserve University in 2008. She then went on to complete a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy and Administration from The University of Illinois at Chicago.

Karen came to OAC after working as an Outreach Services Specialist for AIDS Resource Center Ohio where she devoted the majority of her time to helping people enroll in health coverage.

In the past, Karen has interned for Chicago Department of Public Health’s STI/HIV/AIDS Division and the Syphilis Elimination Taskforce. She also had the opportunity to blend her love of baseball and public health while volunteering with Step Up to the Plate Against Hep C.

Outside of OAC, Karen enjoys all things related to baseball, exploring Ohio, reading, playing bass, and learning random useless facts.

 


Gwen Reynolds

Gwen Reynolds


Community Engagement Coordinator

Prior to becoming a team member of OAC, Gwen severed as a Prevention and Education Coordinator for AIDS Resource Center Ohio for 7 years.

Gwen is completing her undergraduate studies from Wright State University’s College of Liberal Arts Social Work and Counseling Department and has served in the health care field for more than 20 years. Prior to joining the ARC Ohio family she worked for the Public Health Dayton/Montgomery County, Good Samaritan Hospital Emergency Room and Orchid Bio-Science (DNA testing for Immigration and paternity purposes).

Outside of OAC Gwen enjoys reading and spending time with her family and eight lifelong best friends.