Board of Trustees


Morena Carter — President | Attorney, Littler Mendelson

Jennifer Marriott— Vice President  | President, Redmond Waltz Electric/AKE Environmental & Construction Services Inc.

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

Paula Mindes — Treasurer | Claims Examiner, U.S. Department of Labor

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

Marcus Brathwaite | Lab technician, think[box], CWRU

William Bryson | Director of Client Services, Calyx

Kristen Cliffel | Artist + Art Educator

Bruce Edwards | Artist + Residency Coordinator, SPACES

Sarah Kabot | Artist + Associate Professor, Drawing Department Chair, Cleveland Institute of Art

Jonathan Karpick | Senior Vice President, Key Bank

Camille Maxwell |Assistant Director, Northeast Shores Development Corporation

Michael Morgenstern | Director of Advancement, Lorain County Community College

Shawnda Moye | Chef and Owner, Southern Sweets

Susan Murray | Fundraising and Arts ManagementConsultant

Kristina Paabus | Artist + Professor of Studio Art, Oberlin College

Tana K. Peckham | Marketing Manager, Nestle USA

Cheng-Han Yu | Associate, Hanna Commercial Real Estate

Liz Maugans | Ex officio, Executive Director, Zygote Press


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