Board & Staff

Board of Trustees

Executive Committee:

Raymond J. Labuda

Matthew Ridings
Vice Chairman

James E. Virost

Joey Glassco

George Snider
Past Chairman

Other Trustees:

Alex Clarke
Mr. Clarke is President of Brechbuhler Truck Sales in Canton.

Frederick Clarke
Mr. Clarke is the Founder and President of FWC LLC Consulting Services, providing strategic Services to Executive Suite and Corporate Boards.

Clarke Van Dyke
Mr. Van Dyke is the Senior Manager of Global Enterprise Services, The Timken Company.

Deborah Gordon
Ms. Gordon is Sr. Director of Operations, Government & Community Relations for the Cleveland Clinic.

Thomas J. Jackson
Dr. Jackson is a retired Radiologist, who spent 38 years at Akron General Medical specializing in Diagnostic Radiology and Mammography. He was president of the radiologist professional corporation, Radiology and Imaging Services. His lifelong hobby was Lionel trains. He collected over 485 locomotives and cars.

Christina L. Kmetko
Ms. Kmetko is the President and Owner of Evergreen Consulting & Associates, a private consulting and advisory firm that provides services for Investor Relations, Communications and Regulatory Finance.

Christine Lobas
Ms. Lobas is CEO and Founder of Studiothink, a strategic brand marketing and communications company.

Matthew Ridings
Mr. Ridings is partner at Thomson Hine, LLP

John C. Scott
Mr. Scott is Senior Vice President & Regional Executive for the Institutional Real Estate Group of KeyBank National Association.

Amanda Smith
Ms. Smith is an attorney at Kastner Westman & Wilkins.

Kevin Ubert
Mr. Ubert is the Vice President of Information Technology of the Vitamix Corporation in Cleveland, OH.

Russell Warren
Mr. Warren is Managing Director of EdgePoint, leading client transactions, business development initiatives and providing leadership for the team.


Joe Mazur President & CEO
Kim Gillan-Shafron   Vice President-Marketing & Community Alliances
Bobby Dinkins Vice President of Development
Trevor Jones Director of Finance and Administration
Sherri Lemley Trustee & Volunteer Relations Manager
Anne Doten  Grants Manager
Taylor Nickel Communications Manager
Danny Napolitano Director of Events
Max Carmichael Manager of Ticket Operations and Customer Service
Keri Canzoni        Manager of Sales and Education
Eleanor Conner Onboard Coordinator
Anna Hanigosky Customer Service Coordinator
Tom Jaite Director of Operations
Terri Elbert Manager of Program Operations
Mike Long Dispatcher