Board of Trustees

2018-2019 Board of Trustees


Sally Struthers, Ph.D.
Professor, Sinclair College & Wright State University


Vice Chair
Sheri Sword
Vice President of Communications, Better Business Bureau of Dayton and the Miami Valley


Antoinette Geyer
Vice President, Health Partner Life Cycle, CareSource


Dave Stacy
CFO, The Dayton Art Institute


Immediate Past Chair
Steve Petitjean
Executive Director, Ohio Masonic Home Foundation


Anita Adams-Jenkins Chief Operating Officer, Kettering Medical Center
Emily Broughton – Community and Public Relations Manager, Cox Media Group Ohio
Eileen Carr
Coordinator, ArtsLIVE, University of Dayton
Kevin Cozart 
– Vice President, Messer Construction Company
Stacey Lawson – Director, Human Resources, Miami Valley Hospital
Carol Loranger – Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Wright State University
Allen R. Norris – Attorney, Allen R. Norris Law Office, LLC
Melissa Patsiavos – Advertising Executive, Dayton Business Journal
Matt Scarr – CPA, Matthew J. Scarr, CPA LLC
Alan Schaeffer – Partner/Shareholder, Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebeling Co., LPA
Thomas B. Thickel – Community Volunteer
Richard F. Valentine – Loan Program Manager, Ohio Small Business Development Centers
Shane Wilken – Vice President, Retail Market Manager, First Financial Bank
Cheri Williams – Community Volunteer


Trustees, Ex-Officio
Matt Dunn –  Executive Director, Montgomery County Arts & Cultural District
Paul Helfrich – President & CEO, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance