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EHE grad at 2015 commencement

EHE Alumni Society

The EHE Alumni Society promotes and advances interests of the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University, including the Departments of Educational Studies, Human Sciences and Teaching and Learning. We provide fellowship and help nurture professional relationships among the alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the Society. We are an integral part of The Ohio State Alumni Association, Inc., the official alumni organization of The Ohio State University, and promote and support its mission.

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EHE Alumni Society Officers

President - Melinda Farry, '78, ‘90
Educational Consultant; Ohio Department of Education
Retired High School Principal, Olentangy High School
Gahanna, OH

President-Elect - Cathy Sankey, '75
President/CEO, See. Believe. Do. LLC
Principal (retired), Dublin Jerome High School
Dublin, OH

Secretary - Michelle Fifield, '97
Consumer Relations Team Manager, Abbott Nutrition

Treasurer - Matt Markling, '98
Managing Director, McGown & Markling Co., L.P.A.
Lakewood, OH

Past President - Charlie Keenan, '90
Superintendent, Maple Heights City Schools
Aurora, OH

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Educational Studies Representatives

Richard Bunner, '66, '68
Program Administrator - Maternal and Child Health (Retired), Ohio Department of Health
Zanesville, OH

Clayton Dusek, ’67, '82
Professor (Retired), School of Education, Baldwin Wallace University
Avon Lake, OH

Georgina (Gina) Ginn, '05, '14
CEO, Columbus Early Learning Centers
Columbus, OH

Human Sciences Representatives

Lauren Brewer, '10
Organ Transplant Coordinator, Buckeye Transplant
Columbus, OH

Colin McGinnis, '11
CEO, South Side Early Learning
Columbus, OH

Anita Preer, '11
Career Services & Community Outreach Coordinator, Hondros College of Nursing,
Reynoldsburg, OH

Teaching and Learning Representatives

Phil Ackerman, '75
Director, Ohio Valley Educational Service Center
Massillon, OH

Mary Jo Fresch, '91
Professor Emeritus (Retired), Department of Teaching & Learning, The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Andrea Edwards, ‘03
Chicago, IL

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Recent Graduate Representatives

Erin Jackson, '21
Columbus, OH

At-Large Representatives

Kelly Copeland, '11, ‘15
Physician, Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Luke’s University Health Network
Easton, PA

Hillary Menchen, '11
Cincinnati, OH

Student Representatives

Amanda Brown
BS Exercise Science
Expected Date of Graduation: 2022
East Lansing, MI

Sydney Smith
Columbus, OH

Rachelle Zuniga
Graduate Student Representative
Columbus, OH

OSU Alumni Advisory Council Representative

Steve Tipps, '80
Professor Emeritus (Retired), Teacher Education and Administration University of North Texas
Flat Rock, NC