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2017 Board of Directors

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  • William Nowak, President, Retired Vice President of Financial Accounting, Eaton Corporation
  • Phillip M. Callesen, Vice President, Partner, Baker & Hostetler, LLP
  • William P. Watkins, Treasurer, Managing Director, Harris Williams & Co subsidiary of PNC
  • Gary Garling, Secretary, Product Manager, Driveline Off-Highway Additives, Lubrizol Corporation


Chuck Aquino, Managing Director, Western Reserve Partners LLC

Jeffrey Barlow, Founder, Nimble Services

Bruce Cady, Retired Software Architect, IBM

Katie Colacarro, Director of Internal Audit, Nordson Corporation

Jason Emch, Aggregate Operations Manager, The Shelly Company

Eric German, Senior Manager, Assurance and Advisory Services, Bober Markey Fedorovich

Allen Kacenjar, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs

Jeffrey J. Lauderdale, Litigation Counsel, Lubrizol Corporation

Colleen Lowmiller, Senior Actuarial Consultant, Findley Davies, Inc.

Trudy Pauken, Retired Reading Specialist, Westlake City School District

Lisa Roth, Partner, Ziegler Metzger, LLP

Zach Stephens, Audit Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Jo Ann Theis, Retired Artist and Philanthropist

R. Scott Thomas, Corporate Director of Environmental Affairs, The Sherwin-Williams Company

Allen Waddle, Shareholder, Maloney + Novotny

Jeffrey M. Whitesell, Attorney, Tucker Ellis


Executive Director, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center
Catherine J. Timko

Ex-Officio, President, Women's Board of Lake Erie Nature & Science Center
Karen Huhndorff

Ex-Officio, Director of Outdoor Education, Cleveland Metroparks
Wendy Weirich


Management Team

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