Hope Family Resource Center

Helping one family at a time to live poverty free.

Our Staff

Tonya K Booker


Tonya Booker is the Executive Director of H.O.P.E. Ministries Food Pantry. Ms. Booker is H.O.P.E. Ministries Food Pantry’s first executive director and has been with the agency since 2007. Under her leadership the food pantry has expanded its programming and currently has a budget over $24,000.

In addition to providing food to those who are experience food insecurity, Ms Booker is currently expending the food pantry to include; Successful education programs that will provide comprehensive job readiness, professional development training, resume review and one-on-one expert support for those who have been incarcerated and are transitioning to work.

Ms. Booker holds a Master's of Public Administration with a certificate in non-profit management from The University of Akron,  a BA in Sociology, a certificate in Victimology, and Women’s Study from The University of Akron..

Board of Directors


Ava Walker- Executive Secretary

Board Member

Chris Browne – President

Dr. Frank Lazzerini- Vise President

Michelle Thain- Treasure

Angela Kuhl – Secretary

Jason Miller – Marketing

Scott Booker

Assistant Director

Scott Booker is an ordained minister, the founder, and Pastor of H.O.P.E. Ministries. Scott’s history working with those who have been incarcerated, extensive speaking and presentation experience lend to his role as the Assistant Director of Hope Family Resource Center’s . He enjoys providing education, advocacy and training to the faith community and encouraging those who have been incarcerated.