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2017-2018 Board of Directors Community Shares is governed by a Board of Directors that includes representatives from member organizations as well as leaders from the Greater Cleveland community.

The Board of Directors keeps Shares focused on its mission: Supporting social justice organizations through workplace giving programs and other philanthropic initiatives.


Board Members

Michael Baskin
NAMI Greater Cleveland

Cynthia Brookins    
St. Clair Superior Development Corporation

LaShorn Caldwell
Union Miles Development Corporation

Mary Jane Chichester
Women's Recovery Center

Diana Cyganovich
Cogswell Hall, Inc.

Teresa Dew 
Stepstone Academy

Mary Ellen Gardner-Turner    
Slavic Village Development

Joy Johnson
Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc.

Gwendolyn Jones   
The University of Akron

Paula J. Kampf
Prosper for Purpose

Molly Kaplan    
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center

Linda Kimble
Cleveland MOTTEP

Deb Kline
Cleveland Jobs with Justice

Melissa L. Miller  
Bellaire Puritas Development Corporation

Yvonne Oliver

Joan (Joni)  Pfingsten

Joyce Robinson
Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless

Andy Trares
May Dugan Center

Judith Van Kleef  


AmeriCorps VISTA positions available immediately.
Contact cynthia@communityshares.org for more information.
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Campaign Season Has Begun
Effective July 2017, Community Shares welcomes two new members: The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio and Friends of the Cleveland Kennel
SAVE THE DATE: 2017 Power Lunch & Annual Meeting


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