National Board of Directors

The Kent State Alumni Association's National Board of Directors is a 21-member volunteer board, which meets quarterly. To contact members of the board, call the alumni office at 330-672-KENT (5368), or toll-free at 888-320-KENT. Members of the board can also be contacted by e-mail at alumni@kent.edu.

If you are interested in serving on the board, submit a nomination form.
 

Meg May, '96, M.A.E. '06, President
Manager of Agent Evaluation and Education, Progressive Commercial Lines
Newbury, Ohio

 

 

James Bailey, '03, M.S. '04, Past President
Sr. Vice President, Managing Director, PNC Institutional Asset Management
Hudson, Ohio

 

 

Barbara J. Smith, '84, President Elect
Director of Key4Women, KeyBank
Solon, Ohio

 

 

Lisa Aurilio, '87, M.S.N. '99, M.B.A. '11, Secretary
COO, Akron Children’s Hospital
Hudson, Ohio

 

 

Lisa Beaufait, M.B.A. '97, Treasurer
President and CEO, TRAC Solutions, LLC
Canton, Ohio

 

 

Catherine Amoroso Leslie, Ph.D., Faculty Representative
Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator, Kent State Fashion School
Akron, Ohio

 

 

John R. Elliot, '70, Foundation Representative
Owner, AMFM, LLC
Charleston, West Virginia

 

 

Nicholas Belluardo, '15
Planning Manager, Cleveland Airport System
Peninsula, Ohio

 

 

Brook Bright, '87
Westlake, Ohio

 

 

Monique M. Burkett, '02
Head Designer, G-III, Calvin Klein Suits and Suit Separates
Jersey City, New Jersey

 

 

Brad Gable, '04, M.S. '05
Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, Mid Ohio Emergency Services
Columbus, Ohio

 

 

Russell Galeti, Jr., '05
Strategic Planner, U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC

 

 

Andrea Gauding, '87
Vice President and CFO, Insurance Board
Independence, Ohio

 

 

Tammy James, '89, M.E.D. '91, Ph.D. '94
Associate Professor, West Chester University
West Chester, Pennsylvania

 

 

Yasmin Isler, '04, Ph.D. '11
Lab Supervisor, ProMedica BioRepository
Sylvania, Ohio

 

 

Arica Kress, '03
Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Columbus Crew Soccer Team
Columbus, Ohio

 

 

Geoff Kroeger, '05
Vice President, Finance & Administration, Stride Tool, LLC
Hudson, Ohio

 

 

Pat Papesh, '70
Consultant/Business Coach, GFY, Inc.
Chagrin Falls, Ohio

 

 

Robert Pruitt, '85
Vice President/Principal, ASD|SKY
Arlington, Virginia

 

 

Eric Smer, '07
Regional Systems Analyst, Phoenix Solutions, LLC
Canton, Ohio

 

 

Gary Trinetti, '76
President, Garick LLC
Chagrin Falls, Ohio

 

 

Bernadine Van Kessel-Matava, '93
Director, Foreign Investment, FirstEnergy Corporation
Aerdenhout, Netherlands

 

 

Gary Zwick, '76
Partner/Practice Head, Walter & Haverfield LLP
Chagrin Falls, Ohio

 

 

Jason Zygadlo, '02
Sales Representative Vascular Intervention-NE Region, Biotronik
Brunswick, Ohio