Our Trustees & Committees
The work at the Middletown Community Foundation is overseen by a volunteer Board of Trustees and several volunteer committees. These individuals represent the greater Middletown area and are not compensated for their service. 

Board of Trustee Officers
Patricia Miller Gage - President  

John Kiser - Vice President

Christine Vaughan - Treasurer 
Lalisa Lawrence - Secretary

Carole Schul - Past President

2019 Board of Trustees
Melissa Benedict - AK Steel Foundation
Bill Brock - City Manager, City of Monroe 
Fred DeBiasi - American Savings Bank 
Tom Dowden - Retired salesman 
Cathi Evans - Attorney, Milliken & Fitton
Karl Gaston - Owner, ACN Direct Marketing
Brenna Heller - All About Pet Care

Dustin Hurley - Attorney, Hurley Gunsher, LTD

Kathleen Wourms - Systems Consultant
Amy King - Thompson Steel 

Hon. Kathleen Dobrozsi Romans - Judge, Juvenile Division
Dan Sack - Retired consultant 

Verlena Stewart - Community Building Institute
Moira Casey - Miami University Middletown 
Pat Edwards - Owner, Edwards Furniture

The efforts of individual committees are also vital to the Community Foundation’s success. Our present standing committees are as follows:

Administrative Committee:  Patricia Miller Gage, Chair; John Kiser, Vice President; Carole Schul, Past President; Christine Vaughan,Treasurer; Lalisa Lawrence, Secretary; Daniel Sack, Bill Brock, Verlena Stewart

Finance and Investment Committee:  Christine Vaughan, Treasurer (Chair)  Don Pelfrey, Ken Cohen, Richard Isroff, John Kiser, Ed Opbroek, Barney Riesbeck, Bill Schaefer, Dennis Vitori, Kathleen Wourms, Tom Fisler, Patricia Miller Gage, Larry Mulligan, Jr., Tom Dowden
Distribution Committee: John Kiser, Chair,  Patricia Miller Gage, Melissa Benedict, Jacky Banks, William Brock, Nita Driscoll, Tom Dowden, Cathi Evans, Elaine Garver, Karl Gaston, Eleanor Gilmore, Brenna Heller, Dustin Hurley, Beth Hurst, Anita Scott Jones, Todd Moore, Cathie Mulligan, Ed Opbroek, Barney Riesbeck,  Hon. Kathleen Romans, Carole Schul, Kim Scorti, Tom Scott, Anita Shew, Verlena Stewart, Moira Casey, Rev. Greg Tyus, Mary Deas Wortley, Tom Wortley, Kathleen Wourms, Pat Edwards, Debbie Hazelbaker, Beth Brockman, Fred DeBiasi, Amy King

Marketing Committee:  Patricia Miller Gage, Jacky Banks, Beth Brockman, Tom Dowden, Cathie Mulligan, Carole Schul, Andy Singer,  Dennis Vitori, Cathy Wiley, Elaine Garver, Anita Scott Jones, Todd Moore, Janis Nein, Mike Scorti
Scholarship Selection Committee: Carole Schul, (Chair)  Tom Dowden, Bev Howard, Peggy McClusky, Dave Schul, Pat Ward
Nominating Committee: Patricia Miller Gage (Chair) Cathi Evans, Carole Schul, Sarah Kaup, Mary Maurer, Hon. Kathleen Romans, John Peterson, Pat Schaefer

Awards Committee: Ginger Bruggeman, Fred DeBiasi, Nita Driscoll, Patricia Miller Gage, Eleanor Gilmore, Lee Hartman, Sarah Kaup, Theresa Mulligan, Hon. Kathleen Romans, Pat Schaefer, Carole Schul, Anita Shew, Mary Deas Wortley

Ready Leadership Council: Karen and David Shaffer, (Co-Chairs) Patti Miller Gage, Richard Isroff, Cathie Mulligan, Pat and William Schaefer, Carole Schul

Women Enriching Lives Committee: Executive Committee: Jo Ashworth, Ginger Bruggeman, Elaine Garver, Patricia Miller Gage, Brenda Gehm, Gayle Martz

Libby Abele, Robin Becker, Amy Berlean, Kitty Blattner, Beth Brockman, Cea Cohen Elliott, Susan Farrish, Cari Hillman, Cathy Howell, AJ Huff, Beth Hurst, Rita Kolp, Maria Langendorf, Peggy McClusky, Mary Jo Meyer, Pam Pratt, Anne Potteiger, Honorable Kathleen Dobrozsi Romans, Fran Sack, Lynnette Schluter, Linda See, Pam Sora, Marci Sorrell, Jeri Stewart, Sandi Templeton, Sherry Terrill, Suzi Vitori, Kathryn Wood

If you would like to be considered for involvement on one of our committees, please call us at 513-424-7369 and let us know!

Our Trustees