Board of Trustees

As a non-profit, 501c3 organization, BalletMet is governed by a Board of Trustees which devotes extensive time and resources to ensure a continued level of excellence.

Academy students posing in leotards
2022-2023 Board of Trustees
Herb Bresler, Civic Leader, Chair
Beth Fisher, Civic Leader, Chair Elect | Vice Chair/Development
Susan Douglass, Civic Leader, Immediate Past Chair
Patricia A. Jackson, PNC Bank, Treasurer
Jasmine Zellner, Civic Leader, Secretary
Ellen German Berndt, Civic Leader, Vice Chair/Nominating & Governance
Adrienne Brokaw, Park National Bank, Vice Chair/Audit
Marion Fisher, Civic Leader, Vice Chair/Advocacy
Eric Henderson, Nationwide Financial, Vice Chair/Finance
Michele Holcomb, Civic Leader, Vice Chair/Long Range Planning
Debora R. Kane, Civic Leader, Vice Chair/Education & Engagement
Amy Bonitatibus, Civic Leader
Stacey Borowicz, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
Debbie Phillips Bower, RE/MAX Premier Choice
+Trish Cadwallader, Civic Leader
Rod Chu, Civic Leader
Amanda Riggs Conner, American Electric Power
Joe DeCola, Anxiety & Behavioral Health Services
Amelia Gandara, Nationwide
+Debra Dendahl Hadley, Civic Leader
Pamela Hutchinson, Civic Leader
Karen Jennings, Pilgrimage Productions
Melissa Kass, Civic Leader
The Reverend John M. Kauffman, Civic Leader
Sarah Klingbeil, Civic Leader
Monica Kridler, Momentum
Stacy Lilly, Civic Leader
Cindy Lynch, Cindy Lynch Kitchen & Bath Design
Elisa McCurdy, Scotts Miracle-Gro
Kara Mundy, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Victoria Powers, Civic Leader
Jennifer Salopek, Civic Leader
Cheryl Simon, Civic Leader
Rebecca Slayman, Civic Leader
Press Southworth III, Jazz Arts Group
+Nancy Strause, Civic Leader
Kathy Walther, Huntington National Bank
Robyn Wenzke, Civic Leader
Ex Officio

Edwaard Liang, Artistic Director, BalletMet
Sue Porter, Executive Director, BalletMet
Doris Ing, Parents Association Representative, Northwest United Methodist Church

At Large Executive Committee Member

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