The Center has a seven-member Board of Directors representing community stakeholders across NE Ohio. The Board of Directors develops policy, sets goals and objectives and provides oversight of the Center. Community stakeholders have the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of the programs of the Center through various volunteer opportunities. Meet our Board of Directors:

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Board Members


    Ezequiel "Zeke" Rodriguez

    The Franchise Consulting Company

    Tyson Vines

    Eagle Strategies LLC

    John R. Slavik

    Fifth Third Bank
  • Trustees

    • Trustees

      Jose Vasquez

      Quez Media
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      Maggie Rivera-Tuma

      PNC Bank
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      Sara Gonzalez

      ForestCity Enterprise
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      Sara Jo Smith