Board of directors

LEAF’s Board of Directors is committed to the organization’s mission and serves as its ambassadors in the community. The common theme of their passion is that they want to help students further their education and ultimately return to Lake and Geauga Counties as caring and productive citizens.


Board Member Board Title Years of Service Title Workplace
Craig Ghidotti Board President 5 years Vice President, Human Resource Lake Health Systems
Robert Malinowski Board Vice President 4 years AmTrust
Margaret Stehlik Member 6 years Corporate Controller MUM Industries
Keith Hohman Member 2 years Director Pricing – North America Eaton Corporation
The Honorable Mark J. Bartolotta Member 5 years Judge Lake County Probate Court
Amy Capitena-duFour Member 2 years Director, Global Compensation and Benefits Swagelok Company
Matthew Galemmo Member 12 years Executive Director, retired Geauga County Educational Service Center
Jacqueline Hoynes, PhD Member 2 years Superintendent Newbury School District
Benjamin Huck Member 2 years Manager, Design Engineering FirstEnergy Corp
Linda Mangosh Member 2 years Vice President Operations UH Seidman Cancer Center
Hallie Pallante, CPA Board Treasurer 3 years Assurance Supervisor RSM US LLP
Anthony Podojil, Ph.D. Member 15 years Executive Director Alliance for High Quality Education
Ronald Taton Member 1 year President Intellinet
Cindy Robinson Member 2 years Coordinator – College Credit Plus Kent State University – Geauga Campus
Mary Jane Sanders Member 16 years Community Relations Coordinator The Lubrizol Corporation
Dione DeMitro Non-Voting Member 1 year Director for the Nonprofit and Public Service Center Lakeland Community College



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