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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.

EHE Alumni Society Officers

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

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

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

Treasurer - Kevin Doll, '00, '01
Financial Advisor, Hamilton Capital Management
Westerville, OH

Past President - Marie Ward, '94
Superintendent, Fairfield County Educational Service Center
Carroll, OH

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

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

Recent Graduate Representatives

Brooke Graham, '17
English Teacher, Tri-Valley School District
Ontario, OH

Brandon Posk, '17
Corporate Catering Sales Manager, The Ritz-Carlson
Cleveland, OH

At-Large Representatives

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

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

Student Representatives

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

Boluwatiwi Durojaye
Candidate, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Nutrition
Expected Date of Graduation:  2021
Lagos, Nigeria

Erin Jackson
BS Ed Early Childhood Education (preK – 5)
Expected Date of Graduation:  2021
Centerville, OH

OSU Alumni Advisory Council Representative

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