National Board of Directors

Kent State University Alumni Association 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 association 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.

President

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




Past President

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




President Elect

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




Secretary

Lisa Aurilio, '87, MSN '99, MBA '11
COO, Akron Children’s Hospital
Hudson, Ohio




Treasurer

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




Faculty Representative

Catherine Amoroso Leslie, Ph.D.
Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator, The Fashion School
Akron, Ohio




Foundation Representative

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






Brook Bright, '87
Director, Institutional Equities Trading, KeyBanc Capital Markets
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, Department of State
Washington, DC






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






Yasmin Isler, '04, '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, Inc.
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
Drug Representative, BioTronik
Brunswick, Ohio