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About The Taskforce

Identifying needs. Changing Lives.

The goal of the Knox County Task Force for Older Adults is to identify needs of older adults in Knox County and assist in meeting those needs through collaborative efforts of public and private organizations and/or individuals. Membership in the taksforce is open to all who are interested and involved in the human services sector of Knox County.


Our Officers

Our team, dedicated to solving challenges facing older adults in Knox County.



Krista DeWitt has been serving as the president of Task Force for 2018 and 2019. A native of Utica, Ohio, Krista returned to the central Ohio area eight years ago, after living in and around Cincinnati for over 30 years. Her training and career have been mainly centered upon writing, editing, promotions and graphic design. Currently, she serves as the Activities Coordinator of The Station Break Senior Center for Knox County.

Some of Krista’s most worthwhile efforts while serving as Task Force president have been establishing specialized committees and subcommittees to handle the Task Force’s workload in an equitable manner, as well as overseeing the publication of the annual Senior Resource Directory.

In her personal time, Krista enjoys reading, cross stitch, cooking, learning about natural solutions for health and wellness, and spending time with friends and family, especially her husband, Don, and her children and grandchildren.

Tina Marie Heiber

Vice President

Tina Marie has been a Knox County Resident since 2015. She is originally from Troy, NY, the home of Uncle Sam. She has worked in Healthcare for over 20 years. She attended the Stanly Community College associates in nursing program in Albemarle, North Carolina, as well as the Ivy Tech Community College associates in business administration program in Indianapolis, Indiana. She served as the secretary of the Knox County Task Force for Older Adults in 2016. She is a 2016 Leadership Knox graduate.
Tina Marie currently lives in Apple Valley. In her free time she enjoys learning, volunteering and floating in the lake.


Past President

Curtis grew up in Knox County and graduated from The University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Business Administration. After graduation Curtis moved north of Detroit to pursue his career in Marketing which has been his passion for the last 12 years. Curtis has been involved in the healthcare industry for the past 5 years in Knox County. Curtis enjoys being involved in the community, he is a member of Kiwanis, The Task Force for Older Adults, he delivers meals to the senior centers and the fire department in Knox County. Curtis, his wife, and two daughters are members of the Fredericktown Methodist Church and reside in Fredericktown.

Erin Farlee


Erin is a data and statistics enthusiast with a heart for the older adult community. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Erin attended the University of Toledo and obtained a degree in Mathematics with a concentration in Statistics. After spending several years in HR, Erin transitioned back into her field of study and has spent the last 8 years at Value Integration working her way up from analyst to consultant and currently is Director of Operations. Currently residing in Fredericktown, Erin spends most of her spare time doting on her husband, Curtis and daughters, Harper and Hope and watching reality tv.

Crystal McElhaney


Crystal is the Business Manager of Centerburg Senior Services and the Fiscal Officer for Milford Township. She is currently a volunteer Treasurer for the Knox County Task Force for Older Adults.
Crystal has been married to my husband Paul for 32 years and we have 4 adult children and 10 grandchildren. She loves helping others.

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