Board of Directors

Theresa S. Beyerle, Ph.D. – Chair
Former Associate Director, Institute for Teaching and Learning, The University of Akron

David Simpson – Vice Chair
Retired, Retired CEO, Hospice of Western Reserve

Brian Flannery – Secretary
Retired CEO, Regina Health Center

Maureen Aebi, CPA – Treasurer
Senior Tax Associate, BCG & Company

Monica Bongue-Bartlesman, Ph.D. – Executive Director
Crown Point Ecology Center

Joel Eagle, Esq.
Environmental Associate, Thompson Hine, LLP

Jerry Egan
Retired, Comprehensive Planning Manager, City of Akron

Tracy Emrick
Interim Executive Director, Countryside Conservan

Kelly Henderson, Esq., CPA
General Counsel and Director of Operations, Falls Communications

Major Kevin Jackson
Salvation Army

Jeff Kerr
Executive Vice President/Principal, Environmental Design Group

Mary Ann Krejci
Realtor, Howard Hanna

Wei Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Accounting, Kent State University

Sr. Charlene Moser, OP
Founded Ministries Liaison, Dominican Sisters of Peace

Joe Nemeth
Director, Design + Visual Communication, Triad Communications

Jacqueline A. Sampsel, MT, CPA
Deputy Fiscal Officer/Investments, Summit County Fiscal Office

Sr. Patricia Marie Sigler, OP
Founding Visionary of Crown Point Ecology Center

James Simon
Partner, Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC


Alicia Thomas
Director, Research Bionutrition, Center for Clinical Investigation,
Case Western Reserve University

Libby Upton
Co-owner, Yellow Creek Trading Company

Sr. Rose Ann Van Buren, OP
Director, Shepherd’s Corner