James Foundation Board

We all have a story to share and a desire to live in a cancer-free world. Through that personal mission and shared vision, the OSUCCC – James Foundation Board helps tackle our collective responsibility to achieve our ambitious fundraising goal of $500 million toward the Ohio State’s “But for Ohio State” campaign.

The continued support, combined with the extraordinary efforts of our cancer experts, is essential to helping us achieve strategic, programmatic and financial growth that will benefit cancer patients and families for years to come.

James Foundation Board Mission

To provide financial assistance to benefit the OSUCCC – James and its related activities (Code of Regulations, Article II).

Board Composition (per Code of Regulations)

  • Not less than 16 members; up to three are designated
  • Service term equals three years
  • All members have the right to vote and are counted as part of the quorum

Board Qualifications

  • Personal connection to and passion for the cancer cause
  • Commitment to The James and its mission
  • Enhance the diversity of the board
  • Bring added expertise to the board
  • Track record of community involvement
  • Leadership
  • Dedication
  • Embrace philanthropy and volunteerism
  • Capable of and willing to financially support annual fund, campaigns and special events

Executive Committee Members

Lisa Hinson, Chair
President, Hinson LTD Public Relations

Michael Schoen, Vice Chair    
Managing Director, Latin America & Caribbean Dept. Capital Markets, Scotiabank

Bill Carter, Vice Chair

Eileen Halter, Treasurer
President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Schnipke Engraving Company, Inc.

Nick Coe, Secretary
Chief Executive Officer, Bath and Body Works

Cindy Hilsheimer, Governance & Nominating Chair
Managing Principal, BeecherHill

Peter Z. Horvath, Executive Committee Member At-Large
Community Volunteer

Diane Nye, Executive Committee Member At-Large
Community Volunteer    

Charles E. Ruma, Executive Committee Member At-Large
President, Virginia Homes

James Foundation Board

Janis B. Block     

Jeri B. Block
Block Realty

Kenton R. Bowen
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ContactUS, Inc.

Michael A. Caligiuri, MD
Director, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chief Executive Officer, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute

Don Casey, Jr.     
Chief Executive Officer, Medical Segment, Cardinal Health

Jeg Coughlin, Jr.
NHRA Driver, JEGS High Performance Inc.

Dale Darnell
Community Volunteer

William Farrar, MD
The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute Chair in Surgical Oncology
Director, Medical Affairs, The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute
Director, OSU's Stefanie Spielman Comprehensive Breast Center
Professor of Surgery
Dr. Arthur G. and Mildred C. James - Richard J. Solove Chair in Surgical Oncology

Sander Flaum
Principal, Flaum Navigators

Steven Gabbe, MD
Emeritus Chief Executive Officer, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Professor, Obstetrics & Gynocology

Libby Germain
Community Volunteer

Sarah Hatcher
Director, Marketing and Public Relations, CASTO

Francie Henry
Executive Vice President, Fifth Third Bank

Robin V. Holderman
Chief Asset and Development Officer, Columbus Regional Airport Authority

Irene J. Levine
Community Volunteer

Marnette Perry
Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Operations, The Kroger Company

Richard R. Porter
President, Te-Co

Robert P. Powers
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, American Electric Power

Anthony Mark Puskarich
President and Founder, A Christmas to Cure Cancer

Daniel H. Rosenthal
President, Milestone Aviation Group LLC

Mark C. Ryan
Community Volunteer

Jay Worly
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Worly Plumbing Supply 

David E. Schuller, MD
CEO Emeritus, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
Director Emeritus, OSUCCC-James
Former Vice President, Medical Center Expansion and Outreach
Former Medical Director, Expansion Campaign
Former John W. Wolfe Chair in Cancer Research

Judith E. Tuckerman
Secretary, Tuckerman Development

Dennis E. Welch
Community Volunteer

Robert White, Jr.
President, The Daimler Group, Inc.

Alec Wightman
Partner, Baker & Hostetler, Counselors-at-Law

Rita Jean Wolfe
Corporate Director of Civic Affairs, Dispatch Printing Company

Legal Liaison
Dustin Frazier
Partner, Baker & Hostetler, Counselors-at-Law

Emeritus Member
Cheryl Krueger
Chief Executive Officer, Krueger&Co Consulting, Inc.

As of February 13, 2017

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PO Box 183112
Columbus, OH 43218-3112

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