Board & Staff

Board of Trustees

Executive Committee:

Chairman
Peter Buerling
Director, Records & Information Compliance at First Energy

Vice Chairman
James Virost
Retired CFO, The Robbins Company

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

Secretary
Matthew Ridings
Partner, Thompson Hine LLP

Past Chairman
Raymond Labuda
Retired Vice President, Hankook Tire Co. Ltd.

Other Trustees:

Alex Clarke
President, Brechbuhler Truck Sales

Frederick Clarke
Founder and President, FWC LLC Consulting Services

Joey Glassco
Global Market Manager, Lubrizol Life Science

Deborah Gordon
President, Gordon Strategy Group

Samuel S. Hartwell
Principal, Austin Capital Partners

Carl Kirkland
Acting Director for the Office of Business Development, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

Christina L. Kmetko
Owner/President, Evergreen Consulting & Associates, LLC

Elizabeth Loveman
Vice President and Controller, NACCO Industries, Inc.

Mike Ostrowski
President, Cleveland Monsters and COO of Franchise Operations, Cavaliers Operating Company, LLC

Amanda Smith, ESQ.
Attorney, Kastner Westman & Wilkins

George Snider
Retired CEO, SRA International, Inc.

Diane Stevens Robinson
Interim President and CEO, Greater Stark County Urban League

Kevin Ubert
Chief Information Officer, Dawn Food Products, Inc.

Clarke Van Dyke
Senior Manager of Global Enterprise Services, The Timken Company

Myron T. Vernis
Retired GM, Glenmoor Country Club

Russell Warren
Managing Director, EdgePoint

Staff

JOSEPH W. MAZUR
President and CEO

BOBBY DINKINS
Vice President of Development and Marketing

JEREMY SCHROEDER
Director of Operations – Railroads

GREG DOMZALSKI
Director of Finance

SHERRI LEMLEY
Volunteer Manager

LISA BROWN
Corporate and Donor Relations Manager

SANDI PHILLIPS
Development Manager

MAX CARMICHAEL
Ticket Operations and Customer Service Manager

KATELYN GAINER
Marketing Manager

TERRI ELBERT
Food and Beverage Manager

BRYANNA CHISOLM
Customer Service Coordinator

LAURA CARUSO
Bookkeeper

HANNAH BARKHURST
Onboard Coordinator

KELLY KOEHLER 
Events Coordinator

MATT PEEL
Division Superintendent

AMY LAWSON
Manager of Safety and Facilities

RACHEL COVER
Purchasing Coordinator and Administrative Assistant

DAN HORAK
Mechanic/Capital Projects Coordinator

WILLIAM BARTON
Electrician

DAN PALMENTERA
Locomotive Mechanic

GEORGE SILLET
Service Technician

DAN WOODRUFF
Service Technician

BRIAN RIVERA
Shop Superintendent/Road Foreman of Engines

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