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Main Street Kent KSU Hotel & Conference Center Kent State University

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Main Street Kent has the best places to eat and things to do in downtown Kent, OH, including unique restaurants and food, live music, bars, events and shopping. There’s something for everyone in downtown Kent!

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Board of Directors

Executive Board Members



Mike Finley

Owner, Hall-Green Agency


Vice President

Regan Gettens

Fairmount Properties - VP, Property Management



Mike Lewis

Senior VP & COO, Hometown Bank



Joan Conaway

Owner, Joan Conaway Interior Designs



Committee Chairs


Design Committee

Jeffrey Meyers

Managing Partner, DS Architecture


Marketing Committee

Pam Petrus

Owner, Diversa Advertising, Inc.


Operations Committee

Regan Gettens

Fairmount Properties - VP, Property Management


Business Enhancement Committee

Eric Decker

Portage Community Bank



Board Members


Mike Beder

Owner, Tree City Coffee, Venice Cafe & Water Street Tavern


Mike Carr

Financial Consultant


Tom Hatch

Chief Officer for Resource and Business Dev., Coleman Professional Services


Todd Kamenash

Assistnat Dean of Students & Director of Student Conduct, Kent State University


Julie Kenworthy

Executive Director, Kent Historical Society




Board of Governors

Ron Burbick

Owner, The Burbick Companies


Michelle Sahr

Owner, Off the Wagon


Tom Wilke

Economic Development Director, City of Kent


Main Street Kent is always looking for friendly, energetic, reliable individuals to become volunteers with our organization. Every event we host requires the help of volunteers. Being a Main Street Kent volunteer is a great way to meet new people, know what's going on in our community, and give back to it. If you are interested in becoming a volunteeer, please see the form below.


Completed forms can be emailed to info@mainstreetkent.org or mailed to 138 E. Main St. Suite 201B, Kent, OH 44240

Volunteer Application