2016-2017 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.

Victoria Powers

Chair
Ice Miller LLP

Jane F. Brady

Chair Elect
Civic Leader

Mary Duffey

Immediate Past Chair
Dinsmore & Shohl

Philip E. Tieman

Treasurer
Education Consultant

Trish Cadwallader

Secretary
Civic Leader

Cheryl Roller

Vice Chair/Marketing
Civic Leader

Debra Dendahl Hadley

Vice Co-Chair/Development
Civic Leader

Patti Cotter

Vice Co-Chair/Corporate Cabinet
Nationwide

Jeffrey R. Loehnis

Vice Co-Chair/Corporate Cabinet
Hamilton Capital Management

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

Heidi Yurkiw

Vice Chair/Long Range Plan
Honda of America

Marion Fisher

Vice Co-Chair/Nominating & Governance
Civic Leader

Tiffany Strelow Cobb

Vice Co-Chair/Nominating & Governance
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Michael Shultz

Vice Chair/Personnel Committee
L Brands, Inc.

Patricia Ammendola

Civic Leader

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

Steven Cohen

Civic Leader

Sharon DeAscentis

Civic Leader

Joe DeCola

Ohio State University

Susan Douglass

Civic Leader

Cheryl Evans

Centric Financial Group

Beth Fisher

Civic Leader

Bonny Fowler

Cardinal Health

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

Abbott Laboratories

Cindy Lynch

Civic Leader

Lance Rapp

The Huntington National Bank

Ronald A. Robins, Jr.

Big Lots Stores, Inc.

Dan Sheehan

Charter Communications

Cheryl Simon

Simon Says

Rebecca Slayman

Big Lots Stores, Inc.

Scott Smith

American Electric Power

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

Randall M. Walters

At Large Executive Committee Member
Jones Day

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