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Work by Christi Birchfield, 2016 Creative Workforce Fellow

strengthening, unifying and connecting greater Cleveland's arts and culture sector

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Board of Trustees

CPAC Board

2016-2017 Board of Trustees

Gary Poth, chair, Head of Key Family Wealth, Executive Managing Director, KeyBank N.A.

Christine Nelson, vice chair, vice president regional business development, JobsOhio Regional Office of Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO)

Patricia Cirillo, treasurer, vice president, initiatives & analytics, Center for Health Affairs

Harriet Applegate, secretary, executive secretary, North Shore AFL-CIO Federation of Labor

John Corlett, president and executive director, The Center for Community Solutions

Deforia Lane, director of art and music therapy, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center

Sara Laskey, vice president and chief experience officer, The MetroHealth System

Kevin Moore, managing director, Cleveland Play House

Anthony Panzicapresident/CEO, Panzica Construction Company

Greg Peckham, executive director, LAND Studio

Rene Polinpresident and founder, Balance, Inc. 

Julian Rogers, director of community partnerships, Cleveland State University

Linda Warren, vice president of placemaking, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Sean Watterson, owner, Happy Dog


Jennifer Coleman, senior program officer for arts, The George Gund Foundation

Kathy Hallisseydirector of community responsive grantmaking, The Cleveland Foundation

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