Board of Trustees


Morena Carter — Interim President | Attorney, Littler Mendelson

Jennifer Marriott— Interim Vice President  | President, Phillips Electric DBA Redmond Waltz

Noel Reifel — Secretary | Artist + Retired Professor of Printmaking, Kent State University

Paula Mindes | Treasurer + Claims Examiner at U.S. Department of Labor

James S. Anderson | M.D. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Marcus Brathwaite | Artist Educator, Progressive Arts Alliance & Teaching Assistant, think[box], CWRU

Kristen Cliffel | Artist + Art Educator

Bruce Edwards | Artist + Independent Consultant, SPACES SWAP Residency Coordinator

Sarah Kabot | Assistant Professor, Cleveland Institute of Art

Camille Maxwell |Assistant Director, Northeast Shores Development Corporation

Michael Morgenstern | Chief Development Officer Lorain County Community College

Susan Murray | Independent Development Consultant

Kristina Paabus | Assistant Professor of Studio Art, Reproducible Media, Oberlin College

Tana K. Peckham | Marketing Manager, Nestle

Cheng-Han Yu | Associate, Hanna Commercial Real Estate


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