Our Board

Akron Community Foundation’s 24 board members serve without pay as stewards of our fundholders’ charitable resources.

The following board members were elected to three-year terms and are permitted to serve up to three terms. We are grateful for their service and dedication to charitable giving.

Rick Fedorovich - Chair
Rick Fedorovich
Chair
Ilene Shapiro - Vice Chair
Ilene Shapiro
Vice Chair
Robert Cooper - Secretary
Robert Cooper
Secretary
Mike Zeleznik - Treasurer
Mike Zeleznik
Treasurer
Sylvia Trundle - Community Investment Committee Chair
Sylvia Trundle
Community Investment Committee Chair
Rob Malone - Community Investment Committee Chair
Rob Malone
Community Investment Committee Chair
Sarah Friebert, M.D. - Governance Committee Chair
Sarah Friebert, M.D.
Governance Committee Chair
Stephen Strayer - Immediate Past Chair
Stephen Strayer
Immediate Past Chair
Whitt Butler
Whitt Butler
Carla Chapman
Carla Chapman
Kimberly Haws Falasco
Kimberly Haws Falasco
Bennett Gaines
Bennett Gaines
Marty Hauser
Marty Hauser
Jody Miller Konstand
Jody Miller Konstand
Mark Krohn
Mark Krohn
Doug Kuczynski
Doug Kuczynski
Jim Pickard
Jim Pickard
Derrick Ransom
Derrick Ransom
Steven P. Schmidt
Steven P. Schmidt, Ph.D.
Katie Smucker
Katie Smucker
F. William Steere
F. William Steere
Dr. Rachel Talton
Dr. Rachel Talton
J. Bret Treier
J. Bret Treier
Keeven White
Keeven White

By The Numbers

As of December 6, 2019

650+

Charitable Funds

$169Million

In Grants Given

Since1955

64 Years of Local Service

6.9%

10-Year Net Return

$224+Million

In Charitable Assets

Margaret Medzie
Margaret Medzie Vice President and Chief Development Officer
Call me at 330-436-5610 or email me
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