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Board of Directors

Helen Jones-Toms

Helen Jones-Toms

President

Helen Jones-Toms is the director of marketing and communications for Ursuline College, where she promotes the college’s mission of transforming students for service, leadership and professional excellence. She is the former executive director of Aluminum Cans for Burned Children (ACBC), a nonprofit organization that provides fire prevention education to Northeast Ohio schoolchildren and supports childhood burn survivors. She previously served as the head of marketing for the Case School of Engineering and the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). She also possesses an extensive background in campaign communications, working with CWRU as well as the Cleveland Museum of Art. Her past community service includes volunteering extensively with the Cleveland Rowing Association, Flashes of Hope, the Western Reserve Historical Society and other organizations dedicated to improving Northeast Ohio. A graduate of Boston University’s College of Communication, she holds a Master of Nonprofit Organizations from CWRU.

Sarah Price

Sarah Price

Treasurer

Sarah Price, a Certified Public Accountant and a Senior Manager at Corrigan Krause. Sarah is a graduate of Kent State College of Business and holds a Master of Accountancy degree from Monte Ahuja College of Business at Cleveland State University. Sarah has more than 5 years of experience in public accounting with a focus on the nonprofit industry. She provides accounting and auditing services to nonprofit organizations, real estate and for-profit businesses within the pharmaceutical industry. She is responsible for all aspects of audit, from planning the audit, efficiently executing the audit plan and supervising professional staff. Her nonprofit experience includes the financial and control aspects of organizations that require audits in accordance with the Uniform Guidance and General Accepted Government Auditing Standards. Her clients include private schools, membership organizations, social service organizations and foundations.

(Treasurer, Chair of Finance Committee)

Dick Cahoon

Dick Cahoon

Vice President

Dick Cahoon moved to the Cleveland area in 2000 to help start Dealer Tire where he retired in 2009. Since then he has served on various boards including College Now Greater Cleveland, MOCA Cleveland, The Children’s Museum of Cleveland among others. He is the former chair of Social Venture Partners (SVP) Cleveland and is currently the Board Chair at The Ratner Montessori School.

Dick and his wife Doreen settled in Cleveland Heights, where they have lived for the past 20 years. Their daughters and families are also Cleveland area residents. Dick and Doreen spend much of their time with their extended family.

(Program Committee)

Jennie Zamberlan

Jennie Zamberlan

Secretary

Jennie is a serial entrepreneur who has built three successful information technology companies. Her current firm, Avantia, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Avantia provides information technology consulting services and builds custom application software for clients nationwide.

Jennie’s lifelong passion is building computer software that makes a difference for her clients while providing an environment for her employees to achieve their potential.

Jennie is an enthusiastic supporter of Cleveland, Ohio, and is committed to creating sustainable jobs in “her own backyard”.

Jennie has a long history of serving on Boards of academic, non-profit, and for-profit companies and organizations. Business accolades include multiple” Weatherhead 100” awards, multiple “INC. 500” and “INC. 5000” awards, and the “Top 20 Women Business Owners in Cleveland” award. She also has an MBA from MIT.

(Finance Committee, IT expertise)

Kathy Pender

Kathy Pender

Trustee Emeritus

Kathy grew up in Cleveland along with two brothers and a sister. She lives in the area with her husband. She has three adult children (one deceased at age 19) and four grandchildren.

Kathy is presently in private practice part time as a psychotherapist specializing in post-traumatic stress, chemical dependency and co-dependency, sexual abuse, and post-traumatic stress. She also works with grief and bereavement and has facilitated groups for families and children and adults who have experienced the loss of a family member.

Kathy has been involved in participating on several boards and volunteer activities in the mental health field over the years. She has been a volunteer for Hospice of the Western Reserve working with families who have a child who is dying. She also has been a volunteer as a facilitator for a Grief Group for widows and widowers. Kathy has been a Stephen Minister Leader and Group Facilitator at her church as well as running a Grief Group for the community.

Presently Kathy serves on several boards in the community. She is on the Board at Gilmour Academy Clubhouse where she also serves on the Academic Affairs Committee and the Communications Committee. Kathy is an Ex Officio Board member at Magnolia Clubhouse. Kathy is a Lifelong Board Member at Beech Brook and continues to be active on the Nominating and Development and Executive Committees. Kathy is on the Leadership Council of Connor Integrative Health Institute of University Hospitals, the Leadership Council of Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, and the Psychiatry Council at University Hospitals.

She is on Playhouse Square’s Education Committee and she and Jim support the Family Theatre Day in May. Kathy is a member of the Board of The Institute for Research on Unlimited Love at Stonybrook.

Kathy’s interests are reading, writing, walking with her dogs and friends, being with her family and her two loving sweet Cavaliers Zoe and Sophie.

Loren Anthes

Loren Anthes

Loren Anthes is a Principal at Health Management Associates, a leading independent national research and consulting firm specializing in publicly funded healthcare. In this role, Loren leverages extensive experience in healthcare policy, managed care, and value-based contracting to provide strategic advice and support to healthcare organizations, government agencies, and other stakeholders. Previously, Loren worked at Yuvo Health, a national value-based contracting and administrative partner focused on the unique needs of community health centers. He also served as Visiting Fellow, Value-Based Health Care at the Center for Community Solutions and as the William C. and Elizabeth M. Treuhaft Chair in Health Planning, leading its Center for Medicaid Policy. Loren has significant public and private sector experience, having worked extensively with both legislative and executive branches of local, state, and federal governments. He holds board and committee positions with the May Dugan Center, Magnolia Clubhouse and Better Health Partnership and is a lecturer at Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, specializing in quality improvement and health systems science.

Loren holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Ohio University, a Health Care Master of Business Administration from Baldwin Wallace University, and is a Certified Six Sigma Greenbelt.

Danielle Banks

Danielle Banks

Danielle Banks is a Cleveland native with a heart for giving back to others. She is a proud graduate of Ohio University and earned an MBA from the University of Phoenix. Danielle has volunteered in many capacities over the years, from being a youth mentor and tutor and a board member of her neighborhood Community Development Corporation to starting a food pantry at her church, where she served for ten years as the Chairperson of the Trustee Board.

Danielle worked in local media for 28 years at WOUO/WUAB and is currently Director of Public Relations and Marketing at Village of Healing and The Village of Healing Center.

(Governance Committee)

Willie Boyd

Willie Boyd

Willie Boyd has been an active member of the Magnolia Clubhouse since 2016. He is a graduate of West Technical High School. Willie has worked at Future Directions COS since 2021 as a Peer Wellness Coach and finished his OhioMHAS Peer Support Specialist Certification. He also has a certification in customer service, which helps him in his ever-improving journey to grow in his peer support specialist position. Willie has attended photography classes at Lakeland Community College, where he utilized his creative skills. He recently found a love for bird photography and discovered he has skills in other art mediums.

Cynthia Dunn

Cynthia Dunn

Ms. Dunn is the former President and CEO of Judson Services, Inc. and has over 40 years of experience in senior living and services. She served 26 years as CEO out of her 40 years with JSI.

Among Ms. Dunn’s many years of community service, her current board service includes 6 years with the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, 11 years with the GroundWorks Dance Theater Board and she is a partner with the Cleveland Chapter of Social Venture Partners, the largest network of engaged donors in the world.

Cynthia has also received many awards including theJoseph D. Pigott Leadership Award from University Circle Incorporated, and the 2004 Leadership Award of Honor from LeadingAge Ohio. In addition in 2001, Northern Ohio Live Magazine honored Ms. Dunn with its Rainmaker Award as a woman who has made positive contributions to the economy of Northeast Ohio. She is also a member of Leadership Cleveland class of 1996.

Ms. Dunn has a B.S. degree from Barat College in Lake Forest, Illinois and a Master’s Degree in Social Services Administration from Case Western Reserve. She has served on several local, State and National advisory committees and has presented on numerous topics related to the ever evolving field of providing services to older adults.

(Governance Committee)

Jennifer Kinsley Smith

Jennifer Kinsley Smith

Jennifer Kinsley Smith started her career as a lawyer for the City of Cleveland, where she prosecuted dockets at Cleveland Municipal Court, including specialized treatment courts. Jennifer came to The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland specifically for the Medical-Legal Partnership with St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. She hopes to use the civil legal system to help people avoid the criminal legal system.” In December 2020, Jennifer was named a ‘Champion of Central’ by the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. During the pandemic, not only did Jennifer work hard representing patients at St. Vincent, she also advocated to protect the rights of the unhoused on both local and statewide committees and worked to improve public awareness of social service procedures in light of pandemic shutdowns. Jennifer also co-chairs the reentry committee at Legal Aid, which allows her to focus on the collateral consequences and barriers individuals face once they’re involved with the criminal justice system.

Program Committee

Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan is the recently retired Associate General Counsel at Parker Hannifin Corporation and chairman of our Community of Growth Capital Campaign Committee. Chris’s wife, Gwen Morgan, also supports the Clubhouse in many ways including volunteering with the Cuyahoga Master Gardeners who donate produce to Magnolia Clubhouse from its Gates Mills garden. Their son Chris is a Clubhouse Member who currently works full-time at the ADAMHS Board and serves on the Clubhouse Advisory Board.

(Advancement Committee, Finance Committee)

Donnamarie Randolph

Donnamarie Randolph

Donnamarie Randolph is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a degree in Psychology. She has worked with young children and their families for over 20 years, many with mild to severe mental and physical disabilities. Donnamarie has been a member of Magnolia Clubhouse since 2007, recognizing the significance of mental health advocacy she has become a powerful advocate for the needs of others outside and within the Clubhouse community. In 2010 she accepted the invitation to join the Board at Magnolia Clubhouse. In 2014 she accepted an additional role as a Faculty member for Clubhouse International. She travels wherever Clubhouse International sends her as a consultant and advocate. She has presented locally as well as internationally, sharing the significance of the clubhouse model. Donnamarie is currently the Lead Peer Recovery Specialist at the Life Exchange Center’s Youth Transitional Housing Program. She has worked as a T.E. at Hickman & Lowder, then transitioned to independent employment working at Bank of America until it closed its corporate office in 2013, and then joined Charles Schwab until 2015. In 2016 she agreed to supervise the ADAMHS Boards pilot Youth Transitional Housing Program and served as the Program Manager from 2016-2019.

(Program Committee)

Patrick Runnels, M.D.

Patrick Runnels, M.D.

Patrick Runnels, M.D. serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Population Health, Behavioral Health for University Hospitals in Cleveland OH, which has one of the largest accountable care organizations in the country, serving more nearly 600,000 individuals. Throughout his career, he has held numerous administrative positions, including director of adult psychiatry, director of ambulatory psychiatry, and medical director for emergency psychiatry at University Hospitals, as well as medical director for The Centers for Families and Children, a large community mental health center in Cleveland. In all those efforts, his career has focused on transforming systems of healthcare to focus on value instead of volume, improve access to care for the most vulnerable, and develop leadership skills amongst psychiatrists.

He attended medical school at the University of Missouri, Columbia, completing psychiatry residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and the Public Psychiatry Fellowship at Columbia University. He also completed his Executive MBA at Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management.

Academically, he is an Associate Professor at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine where he is director of the Public and Community Psychiatry Fellowship, which has graduated more 60 fellows over the past 11 years, and which has pioneered models of interprofessional training with psychiatric nurse practitioners and distance learning. He is the Chair of the National Council Medical Director Institute and Chair for the American Psychiatric Association’s Council on Government Relations; in these roles, he has focused on championing efforts to increase access to psychiatric services. He has served in the past on the Board of Trustees for the American Psychiatric Association, The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Ohio Chapter, and the American Association of Community Psychiatrists.

Patrick is a native St. Louisan, but currently lives with his wife and two children in Shaker Heights near Cleveland, Ohio. He is an avid fan of board games, is currently a red belt in Tae Kwon Do, and loves the cinema.

(Chair, Program Committee)

 Linda Springer

Linda Springer

Ex-Officio

Linda retired as an adjunct instructor in the graduate nonprofit management program at the Mandel School of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). She served ten years as executive director of Social Venture Partners (SVP) Cleveland, part of a global network of engaged donors who provide grants and pro bono consulting to nonprofits. In 2023 SVP evolved into a new organization, Collaborate Cleveland, focused on gender equity; Linda continues as a Partner.

Linda worked in alumni and donor relations at CWRU and Lake Ridge Academy. Early careers include nursing and managing a gallery selling work by Ohio artisans.


Linda has an MBA from CWRU and a BS in nursing from Mount Mercy College. She was awarded Adjunct Teacher of the Year and has been inducted into the Mandel School Hall of Achievement.

(Ex-Officio Executive Committee and Chair, Governance Committee)

Cristine Torek

Cristine Torek

In 2009, Cristine Torek founded CMT Consulting, which offers marketing and advertising solutions to a wide range of clients in the B2B and B2C sectors. Cristine and her team have immeasurable industry knowledge and years of experience in traditional and digital advertising. Under Cristine’s stewardship as founder/president, CMT has generated a 210 percent revenue growth over the past four years. She has cultivated a female-owned business that promotes women in the industry and provides flexible work arrangements that support women in her organization.

Cristine has a proven track record of driving integrated media campaigns in a variety of industries and has helped many clients see and unlock the power of digital advertising to achieve their objectives. Her decade-plus years of experience in the television industry gives her a distinct perspective on how to leverage media partners for clients. She has built an impressive network of professionals and industry experts who help CMT uniquely position services with partners and clients, extend campaign reach, and maximize client budgets. Cristine also gives back to her community by serving on the board of Providence House and Womankind.

(Advancement Committee)

Lucy I. Weller

Lucy I. Weller

Lucy I. Weller graduated from Kenyon College and has made use of her art history major and journalism-science minor in her professional career. She worked in the combined Development- Communications-Membership department of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in the pre-computer age and managed Gwinn, the Italianate non-profit conference center in Bratenahl, for 17 years.

She has served on the boards of CBG, Lake View Cemetery Foundation, and CMNH and represented Ohio on the board of Mount Vernon, George Washington’s estate in Virginia. She also represents the Garden Club of Cleveland on the Preservation Committee of Public Square.

Lucy now works daily to restore the ecology of the 40 acres she owns in Bratenahl. During the summer, she arranges her prairie flowers and zinnias for the Bratenahl Flower Cart, the proceeds of which benefit Magnolia Clubhouse.

She and her husband Chuck are the parents of Rachel, a dog named Cocoa, and a cat named Sheila. Her day starts with comics and Sudoku before she faces world events.

(Advancement Committee, Capital Campaign Committee)

Lakecia Wild

Lakecia Wild

Lakecia Wild has been a dedicated member of Magnolia Clubhouse since 2016. In
2018, she completed a Transitional Employment position with the ADAMHS Board and
earned a Peer Support certificate. Presently, she works as a Program Supervisor and
Client Rights Officer at Future Directions, a Peer Support center on the west side.


Lakecia is passionate about empowering people through positive support and serves as
a Member of the Department of Children and Family Services Advisory Board. Her
chosen medium as an artist is pen and ink, which reflects her attention to detail.

Her journey has directly shaped who she is. Being adopted at an early age has shaped
her into a compassionate individual who embraces diversity and creates environments
of love, hope, and compassion. Her love for others and her natural gift for embracing
diversity are the pillars of her resilience, a truly commendable quality.

(Program Committee)

Barry Garvin

Advisory Council

Christine T. Berick

James H. Berick

Jerome Brigham

Robert Clancy

Nan Cohen

Sally Cutler

Fran Doris

Rebekah L. Dorman, Ph.D.

Steve Garfunkel

Grover C. Gilmore, Ph.D.

Cynthia Griggins, Ph.D.

Bettina Katz, Ph.D.

Stephen Keefe

Pamela Keefe

Jane Kessler, Ph.D.

Chuck Maimbourg

Christopher H. Morgan, Jr.

Miriam Plax

R. Jeffrey Pollock

Robert F. Spada

Mark Warren, M.D.

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