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Promise Lives Steering Committee

Students laying next to a "The Promise Lives" sign


The Promise Lives Campaign for Ohio University Chillicothe embarks upon an ambitious $3.5 million fundraising effort. The priorities are strongly aligned to the goals of OHIO Chillicothe to promote student success and have room to expand programs for the students and the region.

  • Expanding the Academic Success Center through new construction areas and renovation of Stevenson Center
  • Establishing new scholarship endowments

Steering Committee Members:

  • Bob Gallagher, Ohio University Alumna, Director of Integrated Services of Development and Advocacy of Appalachian, Chair of Promise Lives Campaign for Ohio University Chillicothe
  • Dr. Marilyn Carnes, Ohio University Alumna, Executive Secretary of David Mead Massie
  • Wayne Holland, Retired Kenworth, Community Volunteer
  • Dr. Jean Kerney, Ohio University alumna, CEO at K& C Educational Associates
  • Jaime Lowe, Student Enrollment Coordinator at Ohio University Chillicothe
  • Linda Madison, Operations Improvement Manager at Kenworth Trucking in Chillicothe, Ohio
  • Sharon Manson, Past President of Ohio School Boards Association and Director of Pike County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Rick Marriott, Superintendent, Pioneer School of Developmental Disabilities
  • Susan Schwartz, Ohio University Alumna, Retired from 648 Board, Board of Trustees member on United Way of Ross County
  • Beth Tilley, Ohio University Alumna, Building Services Coordinator at Ohio University Chillicothe
  • Dr. Martin Tuck, Dean of Ohio University Chillicothe
  • Joyce Atwood, Ohio University Alumna, Chillicothe Development


Laurie Lach
T: 740.681.3369