2017-2018 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.

Jane F. Brady

Chair
Civic Leader

Victoria Powers

Immediate Past Chair
Ice Miller LLP

Philip E. Tieman

Treasurer
Education Consultant

Trish Cadwallader

Secretary
Civic Leader

Susan Douglas

Vice Chair/Development
Civic Leader

Debora R. Kane

Vice Co-Chair/Education and Engagement
Civic Leader

Lucy Porter

Vice Co-Chair/ Education and Engagement
Civic Leader

Patricia A. Jackson

Vice Chair/Finance
PNC Bank

Ronald A. Robbins, Jr.

Vice Chair/Long Range Plan
Big Lots Stores, LLP

Bonny Fowler

Vice Chair/Marketing
Cardinal Health

Marion Fisher

Vice Co-Chair/Nominating & Governance
Civic Leader

Michael Shultz

Vice Chair/Personnel Committee
L Brands, Inc.

Patricia Ammendola

Civic Leader

Jeffrey A. Ayres

JP Morgan Chase Bank

Ellen German Berndt

Civic Leader

Debbie Phillips Bower

Bower RE/MAX Premier Choice

Herbert S. Bresler

At Large Executive Committee Member
Battelle

Adrienne Brokaw

Park National Bank

Diane Chang

Civic Leader

Tiffany Strelow Cobb

Vorys, Sater, Seymore & Pease

Steven Cohen

Civic Leader

Patti Cotter

Civic Leader

Sharon DeAscentis

Civic Leader

Joe DeCola

Anxiety & Behavioral Health Services

Mary Duffey

Dinsmore & Shohl

Cheryl Evans

Centric Financial Group

Beth Fisher

Civic Leader

T.R. Gross, Jr.

At Large Executive Committee Member
G&J Pepsi

John A. Haight

Commvault Systems, Inc.

Victoria Hayward

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Cynthia Hengeli

Anu Resources Unlimited, Inc.

Pamela V. Hutchinson

At Large Executive Committee Member
Civic Leader

Lee W. Jordan, M.D.

OhioHealth

Melissa Kass

Civic Leader

Laura Kleinschmidt

Civic Leader

Jeffrey R. Loehnis

Hamilton Capital Management

Cindy Lynch

Cindy Lynch Kitchen & Bath Design

Cheryl Roller

Civic Leader

Dan Sheehan

Charter Communications

Cheryl Simon

Civic Leader

Rebecca Slayman

Big Lots Stores, Inc.

Scott Smith

American Electric Power

Press Southworth III

Jazz Arts Group

Nancy Strause

At Large Executive Committee Member
Civic Leader

Richard Swanson

Civic Leader

Robert Tannous

Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur LLP

Brett P. Thornton

Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur LLP

Mary Weiler

Fairfield Medical Center

Robyn Wenzke

Civic Leader

Thomas Wortham

Civic Leader

Ex Officio

Edwaard Liang

Artistic Director
BalletMet

Sue Porter

Executive Director
BalletMet

Lyenochka Djakov

Academy Parents’ Association Representative
BalletMet

Karen Wing

Dancer Representative
BalletMet

Trustee Emeritus

LaVetta Helser

Hammond Harkins Gallery