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.


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


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.













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