Staff & Board

Our staff has a strong commitment to serving the many early care and learning needs of parents, providers, businesses and community partners in North Central Ohio. Use the listing below to contact the CCRC with any questions, concerns, or comments. We will do our best to serve you.

Staff Member Position Phone # Email
Jennifer Dodge Executive Director 440-960-7187 ext. 231
Martha Deavers Director of Transformation 440-960-7187 ext. 227
Delisa Nelson SUTQ Coordinator 440-960-7187 ext. 245
LouAnn Rhodes PD Coordinator 440-960-7187 ext. 237
Sarah Gatliff Office Manager/Bookkeeper 440-960-7187 ext. 232
Jon Deavers Business Services Specialist 440-960-7187 ext. 247
Sharon Harmon Infant/Toddler Specialist 440-960-7187 ext. 222
Cindy Bowens Preschool Specialist 440-960-7187 ext.249
Nancy Oates After-school Specialist 440-960-7187 ext.236
Melynda Dewitt Technical Assistance Specialist 440-960-7187 ext. 234
Jocelyn Smith Parent/Community Services Specialist 440-960-7187 ext. 229
Amy Stang CACFP Center Specialist 440-960-7187 ext. 250
Terri Sluss-Cole CACFP FCC Specialist - FCC 440-960-7187 ext. 230
Cathy Richards Home Visitor/CACFP
CACFP Call Off Line
440-960-7187 ext. 224

Current Board of Directors

The CCRC's Board of Directors represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.

  • Ira Steinberg
  • Alec Hagerty
  • Deb Ortega
  • Peggy Thorpe
  • Gayle Webber
  • Donna Van Raaphorst
  • Patricia Screen
  • Elizabeth Patterson
  • JoEllen Blazina
  • Natalio Rodriguez