Shelly Emans
Store Manager


Shelly is currently working on her degree in Biology at Ohio State Marion College.

Along with many years of retail experience Shelly also has a passion for conservation and education, and a focus on large grey pachyderms.She hopes to promote sustainable environmental practices through education.

Megan Shoemaker
Assistant Store Manager

Megan graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2010 with a BA in Zoology. Her desire to protect the earth and its wildlife is what drew her to Global Village with fair trade’s sustainability mission. She also works at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

Alicia Wilson

Alicia Wilson moved to Delaware thirteen years ago with her family. Shortly after, she became aware of GVC and has been an avid supporter ever since.  She believes in shopping locally and supporting fair trade and does what ever possible to help people and preserve the environment.

Via Smith

Via is a senior working on her B.A. in English. She is passionate about helping others through writing, music, and other artistic mediums. With a love for animals and nature, she would like to use her degree to pursue one path working in Environmental Journalism. She also loves to travel, though she doesn’t get to as often as she’d like. Her experiences abroad and cultural interests led her to Global Village, where she was an avid customer even before working there.

Johanna Meyer

Jo is currently working on her BA at Ohio Wesleyan University. She is very passionate about social justice and environmental issues and is helping others understand our mission here at GVC.