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Board of Directors


The Ashtabula County Board of Directors meets monthly with the exception of a July recess on the third Thursday of the month at   

1:30 pm.  The Board of Directors, reflecting its nature as a community-based organization and the Agency's mission, is composed of fifteen (15) members.  One third of the members represent public officials, one third are representatives of the private sector and one third are representatives of the low-income sector.




Ms. Jill Valentic

Ashtabula County Community Housing Development Organization, Inc.

Ms. Lori Pawlowski

Ashtabula County Medical Center

Pastor Preston Watkins

Ashtabula Area Ministerial Alliance

Ms. Lori Lee

Kent State University-Ashtabula

Mr. Greg Myers

Growth Partnership of Ashtabula County



Ella Stanton

Appointee- City Manager, Geneva

Ms. Annette  Griffin

Appointee- County Commissioner, J.P. Ducro

Ms. Sarah Bogardus

Appointee- County Commissioner, Casey Kozlowski

Ms. Renee Howell, Secretary

Appointee- County Commissioner, Kathryn Whittington

Dr. Debra Barrickman, Vice-Chairperson

Ashtabula Area City School Board




Lauren Richter

Head Start Policy Council

Ms. Tania Burnett

Ashtabula County Children Services Board

Mr. Ronald C. Loos, Chairperson

Seniors of Ashtabula County

Ms. Janis Dorsten, Treasurer

Ashtabula County Board of Realtors-Low Income Housing






Updated 1-2023

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