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Alumni Association Appoints National Board of Directors' Officers and New MembersPosted Sept. 6, 2010
The Kent State University Alumni Association Inc. announces the following new members, all Kent State graduates, for its National Alumni Board of Directors:
Nicholas Sucic, of Hudson, continues his role as president of Kent State University's Alumni Association National Board of Directors. Sucic is vice president and controller of the Davey Tree Expert Company in Kent. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting in 1970 and a Master of Science in accounting in 2008.
John Garofalo,of Sagamore Hills, has been appointed president-elect. Garofalo is senior development officer of University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland. He earned a Bachelor of Science in community health education in 1987 and a Master of Education in health education in 1993.
Robert Maschke,of Cleveland continues his role as vice president. Maschke is principal of Robert Maschke Architects in Cleveland. Maschke earned a Bachelor of Science in architecture in 1988 and a Bachelor of Architecture in 1989.
Kathy Reid, of Hudson, has been appointed secretary. Reid is broker/owner of Prudential Kathy Reid Realty in Hudson. Reid earned a Bachelor of Science in elementary education in 1969.
Brian Marino,of Fairview Park, has been appointed treasurer. Marino is financial advisor and special care planner with Skylight Financial Group/ Michael Carter Group in Cleveland. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in business management in 2001.
Timothy Eippert, of Concord, continues his role as immediate past president. Eippert is owner of MC Sign Company in Mentor. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing in 1999.
In addition, the following new members, all alumni of Kent State, have been appointed to serve a three-year term ending in 2013:
James Bailey,of North Olmsted, is vice president of Key Bank in Cleveland. Bailey earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in finance in 2003 and a Master of Science in financial engineering in 2004.
Elizabeth Zoe Bartz, of Akron, is president and CEO of State and Federal Communications in Akron. Bartz earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism in 1980 and a Master of Arts in political science in 1982.
Barton Bixenstine,of Shaker Heights, is an attorney with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. in Cleveland. Bixenstine earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1971 from Kent State.
John Daley,of Stow, is technical sales manager with AT&T Foundation in Cleveland. Daley earned a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1997.
Renee DeLuca Dolan,of Chardon, is president/owner of CBC Publishing LLC/Contemporary Design Group Inc. DeLuca Dolan earned a Bachelor of Arts in telecommunications in 1988 from Kent State.
For more information about the Kent State University Alumni Association, visit www.KSUalumni.org.