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Board of Directors

OAA Board of Directors

Composed of 30 OHIO graduates from many different backgrounds, your Alumni Association Board represents the diversity of more than 220,000 Bobcats worldwide. The members serve to uphold the mission of the Association - to connect you with your alma mater. The Alumni Association Board meets three times a year. They consult with students, campus stakeholders, community leaders, legislators, and alumni. Bobcats forever, their work continues even after serving their term, at which point they join the Thomas Ewing Society.


Alumni Association Board of Directors

Thomas Ewing Society

 

Named in honor of the first graduate of Ohio University, the Thomas Ewing Society is made up of former members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors who continue to provide leadership and service in support of your Ohio University Alumni Association.

Click here to see Thomas Ewing Society members listed alphabetically by decade.


 

 

Board of Directors

Joe Bercherer

Joe Becherer

Term:  2014-2017

Education:

  • BFA '87, Art History,  Ohio University
  • MFA '89, Art History, Ohio University
  • PhD '01, History of Art, Indiana University

Current Professional Position:

  • Chief Curator and Vice President of Horticulture, Collections and Exhibitions,  Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Curator, Sculpture Program, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
  • Professor of Art History, Aquinas College

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Gerald R. Ford Sculpture Commission, chair
  • Grand Rapids Community Legends, chair
  • International Sculpture Center, member
  • American Alliance of Museums, member
  • Renaissance Society of America, member
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, advisory board member
  • Midwest Art History Society, executive board
  • College of Fine Arts, Ohio University, Dean’s Council, 2010-2013
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Awardee, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011
  • National Endowment for the Arts Awardee, 2008, 2009
  • Medal of Merit , Republic of Italy, 2004
  • Medal of Merit, Ohio University, 2012
  • Numerous exhibitions
  • Numerous publications including America’s Garden of Art ; Integrity of Space and Scale:  Bernar Venet and the Maquette
Craig Brown

Craig Brown

Term: 2012-2018

Education:

  • BS '82, Ohio University
    MA '07, The Ohio State University

Current Professional Position:

  • Ohio Small Business Development Center Business Advisor, Rhodes State College

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Small Business Owner
  • Certified Business Advisor (CBA), Division of Entrepreneurship and Small Business –State of Ohio
  • Certified Entrepreneurship Instructor, NxLevel
  • Small Business Center of the Year Excellence and Innovation Award, Columbus District, 2011
  • Governor’s Excellence in Exporting Award, member of State Selection Committee, 2010
  • Ohio Small Business Development Centers State Strategic Planning Task Force, 2010
  • Ohio Small Business Development Centers Statewide Conference Collaboration Performance Award, 2009
  • National Entrepreneurship Week in Ohio Certificate of Appreciation, 2009
    Quarter to Semester Conversion Committee, Rhodes State College
    Tee Off for Scholarship Committee, Rhodes State College
  • 40 th Anniversary Steering Committee, Rhodes State College
  • HHWP Community Action Commission Loan Review Board, board member
  • Findlay-Hancock Business Alliance Center for Entrepreneurship Council, board member
  • Small Business Administration, Export and Trade Counseling Certification
  • O.W.E. Advisory Board Apollo Joint Vocation School, board member
  • O.W.E. Advisory Committee, Wapakoneta High School, board member
  • The Ohio Bobcat Club Representative Program, member
  • Volunteer Alumni Admissions Network, member

 

BryonCarley

Bryon H. Carley

Term: 2015-2018

Education:

  • BS '81, Communications, Ohio University
  • The Life Underwriter Training Council '88, The National Association of Life Underwriters

Current Professional Position:

  • Owner Primary Agent, Carley Insurance & Financial Services (Nationwide Insurance Agency)
  • Managing Owner, Carley Properties, LLC

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • National Association of Life Underwriters, Life Underwriters Training Council Fellowship (LUTCF)
  • YWCA Columbus Ohio Family Center, volunteer
  • Mid Ohio Food bank Operation Feed, volunteer
  • Central Ohio Adopt a Family, sponsor
  • Local Sponsor World Help, United Way, Toys for Tots and A-Kid Again
  • Central Ohio Agents Advertising Organization, member/past President
  • Agents Advisor Committee, past District Representative
  • Nationwide Insurance Presidents Awards (Recognizes National top 3-5% of exclusive agencies)
  • Nationwide Insurance Champions Awards (Recognizes National top 15-20% of exclusive agencies) 
  • Nationwide Agent District Community Service Award (Recognizes agencies for community service)
  • Nationwide Insurance Life Eagle Award
  • Nationwide State and Regional Life Council
  • Ohio Operations Leadership Agency
  • Personal Lines Underwriting Specialist
  • Eastland Christian Church, member and past Trustee and Board of Directors
  • Gahanna Community Development Advisory Committee
  • Chamber of Commerce and Olde Gahanna Community Partnership
  • Gahanna Lincoln High School Athletic Boosters Association Member
  • Co-Organizer and past Vice President Gahanna/New Albany Youth Football League
  • Ohio University Alumni Marching Band
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Jillian Causey

Term: 2017-2020

Education:

  • BS ’13, Health Services Administration, Ohio University
  • MHA ’15, University of Maryland 

Current professional position:

  • Public Health Analyst, Health Resources & Service Administration

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service

  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Workforce Training and Development Sub-committee, Human Capital Committee
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, office representative for NHLBI AIDS team
  • Bridge to Leadership Training Seminar, pilot member
  • Health Services Administration Student Association, president
  • Department of Resident Life, University of Maryland, graduate assistant coordinator
  • National Institutes of Health, grant
Casey Christopher

Casey Christopher

Term:  2010-2017
Chair, External Relations

Education:

  • BS '02, Ohio University
  • Currently enrolled at the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University

Current Professional Position:

  • First Vice President, CenterState Bank
     

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Class of 2012 Treasurer at the Florida School of Banking
  • LSU Student Advisory Committee, member
  • Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Up and Comer Award Nominee
  • National City Bank Sales Champion Award, nominee
  • Florida Bankers Association, member
  • Ohio University Tampa Bay Alumni Organization, co-founder
  • Tampa Bay History Center, volunteer docent
  • Meals on Wheels, volunteer
  • Junior Women’s League of Tampa, treasurer of the Holiday Gift Market
  • Florida Banker’s Association Women in Banking event committee, member
  • Florida Banker’s Association Banker Education Committee, member
Damian Clark

Damian Clark

Term: 2016-2019

Education:

  • BSC ’05, Ohio University
  • MBA ’12, Loyola University Chicago

Current Professional Position:

  • Auditor, Crowe Horwath, LLP, Chicago, IL

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University Alumni Association, Chicago Network Chapter, past president
  • Ohio University Alumni Association Web Redesign Task Force, stakeholder
  • Chicago Cares, Serve-a-Thon, project site manager
  • Special Olympics, Polar Plunge, volunteer
  • Feed My Starving Children, volunteer
  • Loyola Friends of Cambodia, volunteer
  • Theta Chi Fraternity, Alpha Tau Chapter
  • Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, member
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honors Society
Jim Daniel

Jim Daniel

Term:  2014-2017

Education:

  • BS '68, Education, Ohio University
  • MEd '72, Guidance and Counseling, Ohio University
  • PhD '95, Educational Leadership, Miami University

Current Professional Position:

  • Daniel Consulting, Troy, Ohio

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • OHIO Bobcat Club, member
  • Urbana University, Ohio, professor of education
  • Ohio University, Patton College of Education Honors Track program, adjunct professor
  • Urbana University, Ohio, dean, College of Education and Sports Studies
  • Urbana University, Ohio, senior vice president for academic affairs
  • Kids Read Now, executive director
  • Troy Development Council, volunteer
  • Festival of Nations, co-chair
  • Tipp City, Ohio Exempted Village Schools, superintendent of schools
  • Troy, Ohio City Schools, assistant superintendent for instruction
  • Tippecanoe Educational Endowment, founder
  • Tipp City, Ohio Chamber of Commerce, board of directors member
  • The Future Begins Today, board of trustees
  • Miami County CASA, board member and past president
  • Miami County DD, board of trustees
  • Troy Area United Fund Board member, past president and campaign chair
  • Kiwanis International, member and past president
  • Rotary International, member
Steve Ellis

Steve Ellis

Term:  2013-2019

Education:

  • BS '82, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Senior Director, Customer Care, Luxottica

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University Executive Advisory Board, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Ohio University Regional Campaign Committee Co-Chair
  • BenchmarkPortal “Top 100” US Call Center of the Year, 2009-2014
  • One of the top Contact Center Leaders of the year by International Quality & Productivity Center
  • Four time recipient of “Top-20” Call Center of the Year Award from BenchmarkPortal
  • Launched nation’s first cordless Caller ID phone and first pay-per-use calling features
  • American Cancer Society, volunteer
  • United Way and Economic Development, volunteer
  • Kiwanis Club of Levittown, member and president
  • Chamber of Commerce, board member
  • Rotary Club, member
  • Religious Education teacher
  • Recreational Basketball, Softball and Volleyball, coach
Alissa Galford

Alissa Galford

Term: 2013-2019

Education:

  • BSC & CERT '05, Political Science, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University New York Alumni Association, president
  • New York Junior League, chair and member
  • Legal Marketing Association, member and former board member
  • American Heart Association, corporate relations manager
  • Public Relation Society of America, former member
  • Alpha Delta Pi, Xi Chapter, advisor
  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, former board member and committee chairs
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital Pleasure Guild, former fundraising chair
  • 40 Under Forty Award recipient, 2006
  • 2001 Joel S. Rudy Leadership Award
  • Outstanding Senior Leader Award
Shara Amy Glickman

Shara Amy Glickman

Term: 2016-2019

Education:

  • BSJ ’98, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Vice President, Weber Shandwick’s Powell Tate division, Washington, D.C.

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University Alumni Association, Nation’s Capital Chapter, past president
  • Phi Mu Fraternity, Delta Delta Chapter, lifetime member
  • E.W. Scripps School of Journalism’s Society of Alumni and Friends
  • Greater DC Cares, volunteer
  • Hadassah, lifetime member
  • Public Relations Society of America
Todd Grandominico

Todd Grandominico

Term:  2013-2019

Education:

  • BBA & CERT '00, Ohio University
  • MBA '10, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Current Professional Position:

  • Business Consultant, Sales Excellence, BASF

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • North American Nature Photography Association, member
  • American Marketing Association, member
  • Southeast Region All Star, Ashland Inc.
  • Award of Excellence, Ashland Inc.
  • Atlanta Photography Experience, volunteer
  • St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, volunteer
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, volunteer
  • Ohio Student Government Association, founding member
  • Ohio University Student Senate, Vice President, 2000
Mike Jackson

Mike Jackson

Term: 2012-2018

Education:

  • BSEd '68, Ohio University
  • MA  '81, Webster University
  • HON '12, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret)
  • Operation Welcome Home, national chairman

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Operation Welcome Home, national chairman
  • American Veterans Institute, Inc., chairman emeritus
  • National Aviation Hall of Fame, executive director Emeritus
  • Small Business of the Year, Tipp City Chamber of Commerce
  • Rufus Putnam Award, Ohio Masonic Lodge (top state individual award) 
  • Four Chaplains Legion of Honor Award
  • Ohio University Medal of Merit, 2007
  • Humanitarian of the Year Award, Miami Valley Chapter, American Red Cross
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Webster University, 2005
  • Outstanding Citizen of the Year, Tipp City, 2004
  • Distinguished Museum Professional of the Year, Ohio Museums Association, 2003
  • American Red Cross Military Hero Award, Southwestern Ohio
  • Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame, 1997
  • Air Force Association Medal of Merit
  • Honorary Kentucky Colonel
  • The Promise Lives Campaign, OHIO Patton College of Education co-chair
  • Ohio University Aviation Advisory Board, member
  • Hospice of Miami County, board of trustees
  • Tipp City Exempted Village Schools, Board of Education vice president
  • Ohio Aviation and Aerospace History Education Week, state chairman
Matt Latham

Matt Latham

Term: 2012-2018

Education:

  • AA '06, Ohio University
  • BA, '08, The Ohio State University
  • Graduate coursework in progress, The Ohio State University

Current Professional Position:

  • Systems Developer/Engineer, The Ohio State University

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Usability Professionals Association
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts
  • Central Ohio Alumni Chapter Network, vice president
  • Central Ohio Young Alumni Programming Committee, former member
  • All-Campus Radio Network (ACRN) Alumni Society Board of Visitors, founding member
  • Student Ambassador, Ohio University Eastern campus
Jeff Laturell

Jeff Laturell

Term: 2012-2018

Education:

  • BSC '80, Ohio University
  • MBA, '82, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Vice President of Finance, Treasurer Gebauer Company

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Lake Catholic Soccer Boosters, treasurer and fundraiser
  • WOUB Sportscaster and PA
  • On-Campus Recruiter for Avery Dennison
  • St. Pat’s in the Flats, fund raising participant
  • Mentor Baseball, coach
  • CYO basketball, coach
  • American Red Cross, blood drive coordinator
  • United Way, coordinator
  • Cub Scouts, volunteer
  • Adopt-a-Family Christmas Program, work coordinator
  • St John Vianney Festival, volunteer
Tim Law

Tim Law

Term:  2013-2019

Education:

  • BS '88, Moravian College
  • M.Ed '89, Widener University
  • D.O. '94, Ohio University
  • MBA, '11, Indiana Wesleyan University

Current Professional Positions:

  • Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM)
  • Medical Director, Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute
  • Physician Reviewer, WellPoint Inc. Federal Employee Program

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Rural and Urban Scholars Pathway, director
  • American Osteopathic Association, delegate
  • Kentucky Osteopathic Medical Association, member and past president
  • OU-HCOM Society of Alumni and Friends Board of Directors, vice president
  • American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, member
  • America Association of Medical Review Officers, member
  • American College of Physician Executives, member
  • Vine Grove Community Service Award
  • Chamber of Commerce Award
  • Community Service Award, Hardin County Board of Education
  • Cavalry Spirit Award
  • Outstanding Community Service, Ciba Geigy Pharmaceuticals
  • National Student Doctor of the Year
  • Outstanding Basic Science Award
Connie Lawson-Davis

Connie Lawson-Davis

Term:  2013-2019

Education:

  • BSED '67, Ohio University
  • MLS '78, Kent State University

Professional Position:

  • Public Service Librarian, Cuyahoga County Public Library, retired

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University Ebony Bobcat Network, vice president
  • Ohio University Urban Scholars Program, volunteer
  • Ohio University Women’s Club of Greater Cleveland, Ways and Means Committee chair and member
  • Ohio University Women’s Club of Greater Cleveland, SIBS Weekend volunteer
  • Young Adult Library Services Association Board of Directors, chair and member
  • Cleveland YWCA, East Area board member
  • Cleveland Area Metropolitan Library System Young Adult Committee, member
  • WVIZ Advisory Board, member
  • Delta Sigma Theta, Greater Cleveland Alumnae Chapter Executive Board, member
  • Lakeshore Northeast Ohio Computer Association Advisory Board, member
  • Liberty Hill Baptist Church Wilson Dunbar Missionary Circle, Praise & Worship Choir, member
  • Queen Elizabeth Chapter No. 9 Order of the Eastern Star, past matron
  • Phyllis Wheatley Girls Assembly, assistant mother advisor
Rocky-Mansfield

Robert “Rocky” Mansfield

Term:  2014-2017

Education:

  • BSChE '74, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer, Mansfield & Associates

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University College of Business, advisor of entrepreneurship to the dean
  • Voinovich School of Leadership for Commercialization, guest speaker and student advisor
  • Ohio University Russ College of Engineering, guest speaker and advisor on commercialization
  • Simonyi Business and Economic Council (BEDC), University of Pecs, Hungary, member
  • Ohio Bobcat Club, member
  • The Over Hang and WJ Grinders restaurants, Athens, OH, co-owner
  • Two Technical Publications
  • Four US and World patents
  • Village of Valley View Youth Soccer Program, director
  • Youth baseball and soccer, coach
  • Sensor Development Corporation, board of directors
  • Point Yacht Club, member, past vice commodore
Carolyn Bitsy Merriman

Carolyn “Bitsy” Merriman

Term:  2014-2017

Education:

  • BFA’77, Ohio University
  • Post-graduate, Business Management and Organizational Development, The Ohio State University

Current Professional Position:

  • Founder and Partner, Corporate Health Group (CHG)
  • Partner, Zipzee
  • Owner, Yoga Group, LLC

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University College of Fine Arts Capital Campaign, chair
  • Ohio University College of Fine Arts Advisory Board, member
  • Royal Society of the Arts, Manufacture and Commerce, lifetime fellow
  • American Hospital Association Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development, former Board member
  • New England Society of Healthcare Communicators, former board member
  • National Speaker’s Association, member (Ret.)
  • American Society for Training and Development, member (Ret.)
  • Wilson Learning, certified instructor
  • Economic Progress Institute, volunteer
  • Stephen Center Homeless Shelter, volunteer
  • Forum for Healthcare Strategists, member (Ret.)
  • National Association of Occupational Health Professionals, member (Ret.)
  • Yoga Alliance, member and certified yoga instructor RYT 200
  • Junior League-Asheville, NC, member
  • Sales Check-Up, author
  • Physician Relations Today: A Model for Growth and A Comprehensive Guide to Occupational Health Sales and Marketing, co-author
  • The Business of Medical Practice, contributing author
Greg Moore

Greg Moore

Term: 2016-2019

Education:

  • BSC ’83, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • President, GTM Consulting Services, Washington, D.C.
  • Executive Director, NAACP National Voter Fund, Washington, D.C.

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Student Senate Alumni Society, former president
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday Commission, commissioner
  • U.S. Election Assistance Commission, member, national board of advisors
  • Information Services & Staffing, Inc., board of directors
  • America Votes, board of directors
  • Atlas Board of Advisors, member
  • U.S. Student Association Education Fund, board member
  • Public Campaign, board of directors
  • Free Speech for People, board of directors
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Timothy Neal

Term: 2017-2020

Education:

  • BSED ’79, Ohio University
  • MS ’81, Syracuse University

Current Professional Position:

  • Assistant Professor & Program Director of Athletic Training Education, Concordia University Ann Arbor
  • President, TLN Consulting

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • NCAA Task Force: Student-Athlete Sleep and Wellness, member, 2017
  • Big Ten Conference Independent Medical Spotter, University of Michigan, 2016
  • New York State Committee of Athletic Training, 2012-2015
  • New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association Thomas Sheehan Award, 2014
  • Syracuse University, assistant director of Athletics for Sports Medicine, 2005-2014
  • NCAA Task Force: Student-Athlete Athlete Mental Health and Wellness, member, 2013
  • Big East Conference Sports Medicine Society, founding member and treasurer, 2007-2013
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer, 2010
  • NCAA Panel on NCAA Concussion in Sport Medical Management Summit, 2010
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Liaison to NCAA Football Rules Committee, 2003-2009
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Award for Outstanding Performance in the Athletic Training Profession, 2002
  • Syracuse University Head Athletic Trainer, 2000-2005
  • NCAA Men’s Lacrosse National Champions, head athletic trainer, 1988-1990, 1993, 1995
  • Team USA 1987 Pan American Games, athletic trainer
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association 25-Year Award
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association Committee on Professional Ethics, chair
  • NCAA, policy writer and reviewer of best practices documents for student-athlete mental health, cardiac care considerations
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer, Michigan and New York
  • Certified in Critical Incident Stress Management Interventions
  • University of Georgia Athletic Medicine Review Board, member
  • Ohio University Athletic Training Alumni Advisory Board, member
  • The Jed Foundation Advisory Board, member
  • Athletic Management magazines, Training & Conditioning, editorial board
  • Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Society, Young Professionals Committee, mentor
  • Journal of Athletic Training, Education Research and Reviews, manuscript reviewer
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, member
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Jeff Reed

Term: 2017-2020

Education:

  • BSC ‘06, magna cum laude, Political Communications, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Communications Strategist, Honda R&D Americas

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • American Enterprise Institute, Leadership Network, member
  • Nexus Academy of Indianapolis, co-founder and board chair, 2012-2016
  • Bellwether Education Partners, Management Capacity Building Program, graduate, 2014
  • OHIO Alumni Association, Indiana Alumni Chapter, president, 2011-2013
  • Columbus Alive, writer
  • The Overwatch Partnership, volunteer
JulieRighter

Julia B. Righter

Term: 2015-2018 

Education:

  • BS '78, Communications, Ohio University
  • Theology Education by Extension, Education for Ministry, The University of the South, School of Theology

Current Professional Position:

  • Parish Life Coordinator, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service

  • Ohio University Alumni Association, Central Ohio Alumni Network, member and past President, Vice President
  • Recipient of the Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award in 1990
  • Regional Committee member of The Third Century campaign
  • Regional Co-Chair of The Promise Lives campaign
  • TWIGS of Children’s Hospital, past executive board member
  • Cruisin’ on the Riverfront, past volunteer coordinator
  • Ohio Dispute Settlement Board, past consumer member and chairperson
Ken Rusche

Ken Rusche

Term:  2014-2017

Education:

  • BSEd '73, Ohio University
  • CERT in Physical Therapy '74, Ohio State University
  • M.Ed '80, University of Cincinnati
  • State of Ohio physical therapy license
  • State of Ohio athletic trainer license

Current Professional Position:

  • Owner and President, Oxford Physical Therapy

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Physical Therapy Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, executive director
  • The Christ Hospital Sports Medicine Institute, director
  • Physical Therapy University of Texas Medical Branch, assistant professor
  • Houston Oilers, assistant athletic trainer
  • Detroit Lions, assistant athletic trainer
  • Cincinnati Reds, assistant athletic trainer
  • Ohio University, assistant athletic trainer
  • USA Swim Team, athletic trainer
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Sports Medicine Section, past treasurer and past placement chair
  • Great Cincinnati Sports and Events Commission, board member
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame
  • Cincinnati Chapter Amateur Football Award
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Ohio Athletic Trainer of the year, 1992
Dustin Starkey

Dustin Starkey

Term: 2012-2018

Education

  • BS '98, Ohio University
  • PhD '02, University of Cincinnati

Current Professional Position:

  • University Site Manager, UIUC Research Park

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Ohio University Young Alumni of Columbus, co-founder and chairman
  • Ohio University Central Ohio Alumni Network, member
  • American Chemical Society, member
  • Cincinnati ACS Advertising Committee, co-chairman
  • Cincinnati ACS Younger Chemists Committee, member
  • Ohio University Alumni Marching Band
Larry Starr

Larry Starr

Term: 2012-2018

Education:

  • BSEd '68, Ohio University
  • M.Ed, '71, Ohio University
  • EdD, '13, Nova Southeastern University

Current Professional Position:

  • President, Starr Athletic Solutions, LLC
  • NFL Athletic Trainer Observer - Sun Life Stadium

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Licensed Athletic Trainer, States of Ohio and Florida
  • National Strength and Conditioning Certified Member
  • United States Professional Tennis Association, P2 Certification
  • Southeast Athletic Trainers Association
  • Athletic Trainers Association of Florida, vice president,  2004-2008
  • Ohio Athletic Trainers Association
  • Professional Baseball Athletic Society, past executive board secretary and historian, present PBATS Alumni Coordinator
  • Cincinnati Reds, head athletic trainer, 1972-1992
  • Florida Marlins, head athletic trainer, 1993-2001
  • National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Hall of Fame, 2011
  • National Athletic Trainers Association Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award, 2006
  • National Athletic Trainers Association 25-Year Award
  • Florida Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame
  • Tennis Fantasy with the Legends Hall of Fame
  • Professional Baseball World Champions, head athletic trainer,  1975, 1976, 1990, 1997
  • National League Professional Baseball All-Star, athletic trainer, 1976, 1977, 1985, 1988, 1995
  • OHIO Athletic Booster Club, member
  • Ohio University Athletic Training Department speaker
  • Ohio University Alumni Association Medal of Merit, 2008
  • Miracles for Life, Co-founder/volunteer fundraiser
Stacia Taylor

Stacia Taylor

Term: 2012-2018

Education

  • BSC '82, Ohio University

Current Professional Position

  • Principal, CEO, ATW Business Inc.

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service

  • 10 year Go-To-market brand entrepreneur 
  • Procter + Gamble, Associate Director, National Sales and Management, 1983-2004
  • Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees, member (Ret.)
  • Ohio University Bobcat Club Advisory Board member
  • Ohio University Women in Philanthropy, founding board member
  • Ohio University Women in Philanthropy Jody Galbreath Giving Circle, founder
  • Pi Beta Phi Alumni Club
  • Back2Back Ministries, mission volunteer
  • Cincinnati Alumni Club Chapter, member
  • Grace Chapel, office volunteer 
  • Virginia Hoover Franklin Athletic Scholarship, founder
  • Mason Softball Team, former coach and volunteer
  • Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy's Foundation Development Committee 
  • Former Eberly Women's Center Board, University of Toledo, Chair
  • Charles J. and Claire O. Ping Recent Graduate Award, 1992
  • Outstanding Student Leader Award, 1982
  • Student Scholarship Athlete, Softball, 1978-1992
     
Ronald Teplitzky

Ronald Teplitzky

Term: 2010-2018
Vice Chair, 2014-2016
Chair, Board Development Committee

Education:

  • AB '84, Ohio University
  • J.D. '87, Case Western Reserve University Law

Current Professional Position:

  • Principal at Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A.

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • American Bar Association, member
  • Ohio Bar Association, member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, member
  • Leadership Cleveland Class of 2005, member and president
  • Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Northeast Ohio Chapter Board of Directors, member and past president
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2015
  • Listed, Chambers USA Leading Lawyer, 2011-2014

 

KyleTriplett

Kyle W. Triplett

Term: 2015-2018 

Education:

  • BA Political Science, minor Economics '12, Ohio University

Current Professional Position:

  • Olympic Steel, Inc., Purchasing Manager, Cleveland Division

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service

  • Ohio University Student Senate Alumni Association, Board Member
  • The First Tee of Cleveland, volunteer
  • The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist-Cleveland, Parishioner  
  • Ohio University Student Senate, President,  2012
  • Ohio University Board of Trustees, Student Trustee, 2009-2011
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Alumnus
  • Outstanding Senior Leader Award, 2012
  • Pepsi Leadership Award, 2011
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Jeff Wright

Term: 2017-2020

Education:

  • BA ’03, Business Administration, Ohio University
  • MBA ’11, Boston College

Current Professional Position:

  • Vice President, Global Head of Marketing, Wilshire Private Markets & Wilshire Associates  

Affiliations, Accomplishments and Service:

  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Series 7 & 63
  • National Association of State Retirement Administrators, member
  • National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems, member
  • California State Legislature, registered lobbyist
  • State Association of County Retirement Systems, affiliate
  • Texas Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems, member
  • National Futures Association, member
  • OHIO Alumni Association, Bobcat mentor