Governance

Management:

Marlon P. Kiser, President and CEO
Ray Miller, Director of Content and Creative Services
Dan Niedzwiecki, Director of Engineering
Katie Budas, Director of Educational Services
Lindsay Miller, Director of Development
Ron Harrison, Chief Financial Officer
Michelle Turner, Director of Human Resources/Management Services
Raye Ann Langlois, Director of Membership Services

To contact WGTE Board of Directors, our Council of Advisors or management, please call (419) 380-4600 or email us.


Board of Directors:

Chairperson:  Carol Contrada
Vice Chairperson: Theresa Morris
Treasurer: Patricia Wast
Secretary: Jennifer Hildebrand
President:  Marlon P. Kiser

Members:

Ursula Barrera-Richards
Elizabeth Brown-Ellis
Gary Boehm
Tyran Boyd
Charlene Gilbert
Gregory Guzmán
John Hobbs
Sandy Isenberg
Lisa Kahle-Piasecki
Shawanna LaVoy
Matt Luettke
Monika Ortiz
Charlene Patten
Barbara Petee
Ann Sanford, CAP, CRPC
Joe Sharp
Jeff Stegeman
Olivia Summons
Bob Vasquez
Leighton S. Woolf

WGTE Council of Advisors:

Chairperson: S. Amjad Hussain

Members:

Dan Anderson
Neema Bell
Jennifer Coy
Tom Dawson
LaMar Frederick
Yolanda D. Gwinn
Bill Heywood
George M. Jones, III
Marna Ramnath
Chuck Schaub
Clarence R. Smith, Jr
Meira Zucker

 

Board and Committee Activities

All WGTE board and council of advisors' meetings are open to the public. To ensure current social distancing best practices, our meetings are held via Zoom. If you are interested in attending virtually, please contact Michelle Turner at or 419-380-4644. We provide 7 day prior advance notice of open meetings.

 

 

Board Meetings: 

Thursday, January 11, 2018 at noon

Thursday, March 8, 2018 at noon***
Thursday, May 17, 2018 at noon***
Thursday, June 21, 2018 at noon
Thursday, September 13 at noon
Thursday, November 8, 2018 at noon
Thursday, January 10, 2019 at noon
Thursday, March 14, 2019 at noon
Thursday, May 16, 2019 at noon
Thursday, June 20, 2019 at noon
Thursday, September 12, 2019 at noon
Thursday. November 14, 2019 at noon*
Thursday, January 9, 2020 at noon
Thursday, March 12, 2020 at noon (Cancelled for low availability) 
Thursday, May 21, 2020 at noon
Thursday, June 18, 2020 at noon
Thursday, September 10, 2020 at noon
Thursday, November 12, 2020 at noon
Thursday, January 14, 2021 at noon
Thursday, March 11, 2021 at noon
Thursday, May 20, 2021 at noon
Thursday, June 17, 2021 at noon
Thursday, September, 9, 2021 at noon
Thursday, November 18, 2021 at noon
Thursday, January 13, 2022 at noon
Thursday, March 10, 2022 at noon
Thursday, May 19, 2022 at noon
Thursday, June 16, 2022 at noon
 

Committee Meetings:

Membership Meeting: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 2 p.m.
***Executive Committee Meeting: Tuesday, January 9 at 3:15 p.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting: Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Membership Committee Meeting: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Finance Committee Meeting: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 8 a.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting: Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Nominating Committee Meeting: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.
Membership Committee Meeting: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at noon (Cancelled due to scheduling issues.)
Marketing Committee Meeting: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 1 p.m.
Finance Committee Meeting: Monday, April 30, 2018 at 1 p.m.
Membership Committee Meeting: Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at noon
Finance Committee Meeting: Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11 a.m.***
Marketing Committee Meeting: Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Finance Committee Meeting: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 1 p.m.
Audit Committee Meeting: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Audit Committee Meeting: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 1 p.m.
Membership Committee Meeting: Wedneday, November 7 at 4 p.m. (Cancelled due to scheduling issues.)
Membership Meeting: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Marketing Meeting: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 1 p.m.
Nominating Meeting: Thursday, February 14 at 2 p.m.
Executive/Finance Meeting: Tuesday, February 26 at 2:00 p.m.
Marketing Meeting: Tuesday, March 12 at 1:00 p.m.
Nominating Meeting: Thursday, May 16 at 11:30 a.m.
Marketing Meeting: Tuesday, June 11 at 1:00 p.m.
Finance Meeting: Wednesday, June 12 at 10:00 a.m.
Membership Meeting: Tuesday, June 18 at 4:00 p.m.
Audit Meeting: Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Finance Meeting: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Audit Meeting: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
Marketing Committee: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:00 p.m.
Finance Meeting: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Executive Meeting: Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.**
Membership Committee Meeting: Monday, January 6, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 1 p.m.
Executive Committee Meeting: Friday, January 17, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.**
Nominating Committee Meeting: Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (Cancelled due to attendance.)
Nominating Committee Meeting: Thursday, March 12 at 11:00 a.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting: Tuesday, March 10 at 1 p.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting: Tuesday, May 19 at 1 p.m. (canceled)
Finance Committee Meeting: Thursday, June 11 at 9:30 a.m.
Nominating Committee Meeting: Friday, June 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 1 p.m.
Audit Committee Meeting: Wednesday, August 26 at 4:00 p.m.
Audit Committee Meeting: Thursday, November 5 at 10:00 a.m.
Finance Committee Meeting: Monday, November 9 at 10:00 a.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting: Tuesday, November 10 at 1 p.m.
Membership Committee Meeting: Friday, January 8, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting: Tuesday, January 12 at 1 p.m.
Finance Committee Meeting: Wednesday, Jauary 13 at 1:30 p.m.
Executive Committee Meeting: Wednesday, February 10 at 11:15 a.m.
Nominating Committee Meeting: Tuesday, March 9 at 10:00 a.m.
Marketing Committee Meeting: Tuesday, March 9 at 1 p.m.
Membership Committee Meeting: Tuesday, March 9 at 2:00 p.m.
Finance Committee Meeting: Monday, June 7 at 1:00 p.m.
Nominating Committee Meeting: Wednesday, June 9 at 11:00 a.m
Marketing Committee Meeting: Tuesday, June 15 at 1 p.m.
Membership Committee Meeting: Wednesday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m.
Audit Committee Meeting: Wednesday, August 4 at 11:00 a.m.
Executive Committee Meeting: Monday, August 9 at 2:00 p.m.
 


Council of Advisors: 

Thursday, October 13, 2016 at noon
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 11:15 a.m.
Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 8 a.m.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 11 a.m.
Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 3, at 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 26, at 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, October 12, at 3:00 p.m.
 

*A portion of the meeting will be closed for discussion of proprietary information.

**This meeting is closed for a discussion of proprietary information.

***A portion of the meeting will be closed for discussion of personnel.

 

 

Past Board Meetings