Board of Directors

The Lorain County Community College Foundation is governed by a fifty-member board of directors. These dedicated volunteers lend us their professional expertise and talents as they guide the Foundation and assist in critical decision-making. Their efforts ensure that the Foundation continues to invest in the LCCC priorities that present the greatest opportunities for the College’s stakeholders.

Officers

Phillip J. Baptiste, Chair
Partner, Cohen & Company, Ltd.
   Greg Thaxton, Treasurer
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Nordson Corporation
     
Dr. Cathy Dietlin, Vice Chair
Retired Director, P-16 Council
  Philip Amos, Assistant Treasurer
President, Chapman and Chapman, Inc.
     
The Hon. James L. Miraldi, Vice Chair
Judge, Lorain County Court of Common Pleas
  Dr. Marcia Ballinger, President
Lorain County Community College & LCCC Foundation
     
*Thomas J. Smith, Secretary 
Assistant Vice President, Business Organizations and
Tax Department - Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista
  Tracy Green, Vice President
Vice President of Strategic and Institutional Development,
Lorain County Community College & LCCC Foundation
     
David L. Herzer, Vice Secretary 
Official Counsel, Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista
   
     

Directors

Joseph Cerny
Chief Operations Officer, YMCA

 

Kim Meyers
Attorney, Meyers Law Firm LLC

 

 

 

Dr. Roy A. Church
President Emeritus, LCCC

 

Greg Mulach
President, FirstMerit Greater Cleveland West, Erie Shores & Toledo

 

 

 

The Hon. Joseph Cirigliano
Retired Judge & Attorney – Wickens, Herzer, Panza Cook & Batista

 

Steve Myers
Vice President of Operations, Parker Hannifin Corporation

 

 

 

Ronald A. Cocco
President, Clark & Post Architects, Inc.

 

Kevin Nelson
Ohio Regional President, Northwest Bank

 

 

 

Jim Cordes
Lorain County Administrator

 

Jane Norton
Retired Executive Director, The Stocker Foundation

 

 

 

Maureen Cromling
President & Chairperson for ManagTech Inc., A member of the RossWay Group

 

Edwin Oley
President & CEO, Mercy Hospital

 

 

 

Jeff Desich
Chief Executive Officer, Equity Trust Co.

 

Donald Ortner
Owner, Associated Contractors, Inc.

 

 

 

Susanne Dotson
President , S. Dotson & Co

 

Daniel Reaser
President & CEO, American Hood System Inc.

 

 

 

*Kevin J. Flanigan (District Board Member)
President, General Plug and Manufacturing Company

 

Judith A. Riddle
Owner, Riddle Funeral Home

 

 

 

John C. Gaudry
Retired, Rehabilitation Consultants

 

Dr. John W. Schaeffer
President, North Ohio Heart Center

 

 

 

Anthony Giardini
Attorney at Law, Bradley & Giardini Co., L.P.A.

 

Dr. Donald Sheldon
President, Community Hospitals West Region, University Hospitals

 

 

 

*Terry D. Goode (District Board Chairman)
Retired Business Professional & Community Volunteer

 

*Michael Sherman, (District Board Member)
Retired, Regional Representative, Ohio State Association of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry

 

 

 

Dr. Mark Guay
Director, UH Center for Otolaryngology

 

Mark Skellenger
Vice President, KS Associates Civil Engineers & Survivors

 

 

 

Robert Heinrich
Community Volunteer

 

Barry Smith
Director of Supply Management, The Lincoln Electric Company

 

 

 

Michele A. Henes
Associate Professor-Faculty Representative

 

Nicole Sprenger
CEO of Corporate Services, Sprenger Health Care Systems

 

 

 

Brian Hoagland
Vice President & Senior Sales Executive, Oswald Companies

 

Dr. Rebecca Starck
President, Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital

 

 

 

John R. Hruska
Retired, Parker Hannifin Corporation

 

Bruce E. Stevens
President & CEO, Buckeye Community Bank

 

 

 

John Hunter
Mayor, Sheffield Village

 

Gail Stumphauzer
Founder & Director, Margeau's Free To Be Project

 

 

 

Jane Jonesco
Retired Higher-Ed Development Professional

 

Frank Sulen
Chief Financial Officer, National Assoc, of College Stores

 

 

 

Dr. Rustom Khouri
President & CEO, Carnegie Management

 

Albert A. Tegel
Retired Senior VP, PNC Bank

 

 

 

Donald P. Knechtges
President, Business Visions

 

Thomas N. Tyrrell
Chief Executive Officer, Great Lakes Biomimicry

 

 

 

Robert E. Knight
President, Knight Development Corporation

 

Ted Wallingford
President, Best Technology

 

 

 

Lee M. Koury
Chief Development Officer, Convero

 

Charlotte Wray
President, UH Elyria Medical Center

 

 

 

Clark Lubaski
Chief Financial Officer, Robbins Co.

 

Dale P. Yost
Vice President, Yost Construction

 

 

 
Patricia Mack
Associate Professor, Faculty Representative

 

Lily T. Yuzon
Office Administrator, F.E. Yuzon, M.D.., Inc.

 

 

 

Joseph McAleese
Chairman, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems

 

Alan M. Zang
Market President, U.S. Bank

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Ilvento Zolli
Practice Administrator, Center for Vascular and Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Serving LCCC Since 1973

The Lorain County Community College Foundation, a nonprofit organization, assembles and utilizes resources to support the mission and vision of LCCC. We enhance our community's quality of life by investing in key LCCC priorities that present the greatest impact and growth opportunities for the people of our community.