Our Team

Executive Director:

Meredith Ashkettle

Heritage Program Director:

Pam Carson



Marketing and Outreach Manager:

Amy Murfello



Board of Trustees

Leadership Geauga is governed by a Board of Trustees who work in conjunction with the Executive Director to move the organization forward.  Board members must reside or work in Geauga County to be eligible for appointment and have experience and outreach in many county sectors of our community.  Board members are elected to a term of three years and shall not serve for more than two consecutive terms. Board members are expected to give time, talents and resources to the organization.

Janice Sugarman,  President
Bainbridge Township

Ned Sherry, Vice President

Jim Heslop, Treasurer
Middlefield Banking Company

Alice Munn, Secretary
Industrial Tapes, Inc. (Retired)

Kim Breyley
Shetler Office Solutions

Melissa Capretta
DeJohn Funeral Homes and Crematory

Angi Daugherty
Family Pride of Northeast Ohio

Dennis Galicki
South Russell Village

Mark Halford
Medical Mutual of Ohio

Susan Kruger
Lake Health, Retired

John Lateulere

Bridey Matheney
Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan LPA

Lauren O’Neill
Great Lakes Cheese

Denise Toth
University Hospitals

Marla Zwinggi
Zwinggi Creative