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Foundation Board of Trustees

(Click here for the Sinclair College Governing Board of Trustees.)

Incorporated in 1969, less than three years after Sinclair College became a public community college, the Sinclair Foundation was founded “exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes in connection with, and for the benefit of” Sinclair Community College. In its Articles of Incorporation, the Sinclair Foundation has broad authority to raise money and provide support for Sinclair College and its students.

As an IRS-recognized non-profit organization, the Sinclair Foundation is governed by an independent board of trustees who oversee a financial portfolio of net assets now totaling more than $31.7 million. In 2016, the Sinclair Foundation was able to provide 1,484 students with $945,010 in direct scholarship funds, and also provided more than $2.8 million in program support. The Sinclair Foundation continues to work with the College “to help Sinclair remain among the nation’s leading community colleges.”

Mission Statement

To keep higher education accessible to the region’s residents through student scholarships and program support and to help Sinclair remain among the nation’s leading community colleges.


Foundation Officers

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Thomas Burkhardt,
Chair

Retired Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services
University of Dayton

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Rob Connelly,
Vice Chair

Chairman and CEO
Henny Penny Corporation

Steven L. Johnson

Steven L. Johnson,
Secretary

President and CEO
Sinclair College

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Jeff Boudouris,
Treasurer

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Sinclair College


Foundation Trustees

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David Bodary
Chair, Communication Department
Sinclair Community College

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Sarah Finch
Associate Professor of Biology
Sinclair Community College

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Bobbie Grice
Educational Consultant

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Lisa Hanauer
Founder and Former President
MED-PASS, Inc.

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Eric Horstman
Founder/President of Flyin’ to the Hoop and President/CEO
Sports Image

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Mike Miller
Executive Vice President and Chief Trust Officer
LCNB National Bank

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Bear Monita,
Immediate Past Chair

Partner
LWC Incorporated

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Linda Parenti
Chief Investment Strategist
Buckingham Advisors

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David Poff
Retired SVP
US Bank
(Sinclair Alumni Representative)

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Erin Ruef
Marketing & Communications Lead
UES, Inc.

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Joe Sciabica
President
Universal Technology Corporation

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Bill Whistler
Chairman
Shook Construction

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Penny Wolff
Owner
Penny Wolff Consulting, LLC

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Judy Cook,
Trustee Emeritus

Community Volunteer
Former Mayor of Oakwood

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Jerry Tatar,
Trustee Emeritus

Retired CEO
Mead

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Madeline Iseli
Senior Vice President for Advancement
Sinclair College