Executive Team

Karen McLeod – Executive Director

Leah Houser – Director of Housing Programs

Donna Rudnay – Director of Property Management & Maintenance

Janis Lyons – Director of Finance

Board of Directors

Ross McDonald, Board President
Director, Lake County Board of Elections

Christine Pappas, Board Vice-President
Realtor, eXp Realty

Ray DelaMotte, Board Secretary
Architect, Burgess & Niple

Allen Weaver, Board Treasurer
Business Advisor, SBDC; Retired Vice-President Erie Bank

Amanda Church, Board Member
Community Development Specialist, University Hospitals

Marcia Kasmarcik, Board Member
Tenant, McKinley Grove

Wesley Tyler, Board Member
Residential Assistant, Project Hope

Mark Hill, Board Member
Sr. Vice President, Premier Development Partners

Beverly Azre, Board Member
Retired Social Worker, State of Ohio Mental Health

Kimberley Spates, Board Member
Owner, Spates Accounting & Bookkeeping Services, LLC

John Eklund, Board Member
Judge, Ohio 11th District Court of Appeals

Emeritus Board Members

Betty J. Blanchard (BJ) (1928 – 2022)
State Certified Ombudsman

Joyce Swing
Trustee, BRIDGES:  Mental Health Consumer Empowerment

Richard Tibbits (1948 – 2021)
Property Owner/Manager

John Konrad
City Manager of Mentor (Retired), Consultant

Judy Parmenter-Oblocki
Business Owner (Retired)

Michael Linn (1961 – 2019) 
Attorney, Powers Friedman, Linn, PPL

Anthony Brzytwa
Manager, Global Quality Assurance – Lubrizol, Corp.

Mary Jo Fryauff
Western Reserve Junior Service League

Christopher Skubby Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science, Lakeland Community College

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