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Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees is an elected group of volunteers responsible for ensuring the Society achieves its mission and fulfills its strategic plan by engaging the community, building MS awareness, expanding financial resources, and bring others into the MS movement.


Ann C. Kent

BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence

John Wells

Vice Chair
ABA Insurance Services

Ellen L. Cathey

Nationwide Financial


Joel Adelman


Stephanie Beaumier


Ray Cushing

Nordson Corporation

Jessica Davis

Brennan, Manna & Diamond

Heather Edkins

Ohio Desk

Brian K. Elter

United Healthcare

Michelle Gallucci

A. Schulman, Inc.

Greg Genega

First Energy

Andrew Good

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Todd Hoyt

Waterford Bank

Kim Kaplan

K-Limited Carrier, Ltd.

Newton S. Kimberly, Jr.

Community Member

Nick Kostoff

Ernst & Young LLP

Paula M. O’Reilly


Chester P. Porembski

OhioHealth Corporation

Mary Rensel, MD

Cleveland Clinic

Patti Substelny

Community Member

Catherine A. Suever

Parker Hannifin Corporation

Daniel Tompkins

First Energy

Michael L. Waybright

Oswald Companies

Caroline C. Whitacre, PhD

Ohio State University Medical Center


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