Our Advisory Council

The LiFEsports Advisory Council actively provides policy and programming guidance, philanthropic leadership and direction, and general promotion to LiFEsports so as to support the organization’s mission and needs. The LiFEsports Advisory Council is comprised of committed University and community leaders. Below is a list of current LiFEsports Advisory members.

Todd Barnhouse

Chief Executive Officer
Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association

Zach Boren

Vice President
Boren Brothers

Michael Childs

Vice President, Community Development Director
United Midwest Savings Bank

Derek Cowherd

Senior Associate Athletic Director/ Executive Director
Student-Athlete Support Services Office, Ohio State University

Kristi Daiker

Vice President, Merger Integration Strategy & Corporate Development
Cardinal Health

Lisa Durham

Assistant Dean of Strategic Initiatives
College of Social Work, Ohio State University

Darrell Fletcher

Senior Managing Director, Commodities
Huntington National Bank

Julie M. Fox

Ph. D., Associate Chair
Department of Extension, Ohio State University

Alesia Gillison

Chief Academic Officer
Columbus City Schools

Tom Gregoire

Chair – Dean
College of Social Work, Ohio State University

Tom Katzenmeyer

Greater Columbus Arts Council

Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk

College of Nursing, Ohio State University

Stephen Myers

Ohio State University

Bill Nolan

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Debbie Pfeiffer

Pitney Bowes Presort Services

Erik Porfeli

Department of Human Sciences, College of Education & Human Ecology, Ohio State University

T.J. Shelton (LiFEsports Summer Camp Advisory Group)

Assistant Athletics Director
Department of Athletics, Ohio State University

Gene Smith (LiFEsports Summer Camp Advisory Group)

Director of Athletics/Senior Vice President
Department of Athletics, Ohio State University

David L. VanSlyke

Associate Attorney
Plunkett Cooney

Lorraine Wallace

Office of Academic Affairs, Ohio State University

If you are interested in learning more about or joining the LiFEsports Advisory Board, please contact Jerry Davis (davis.1002@osu.edu) or Dawn Anderson-Butcher (Anderson-butcher.1@osu.edu)

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