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 is focused on philanthropy to benefit cancer research, prevention, treatment and care.

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

James Foundation Board Officers

Richard R. Porter, Chair
President, TE-CO/Mitee-Bite/Raptor

Mark C. Ryan, Vice Chair
Senior Managing Director, BeecherHill

Julie Sloat, Vice Chair
Senior Vice President Treasury & Risk, American Electric Power

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

Jeg Coughlin, Jr., Secretary
Vice President, JEGS Automotive, Inc.
NHRA Pro Stock Driver

James Foundation Board

Helena Anderson
President, Anderson Aluminum Corporation

Janis L. Block
Community Volunteer, New York, NY

Jeri B. Block
Block Realty

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

Bill Carter
Former Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director, Hexion, Inc,
Community Volunteer, New Albany, OH

Dale Darnell
Former Vice President and Client Director of Sales, Gartner, Inc.
Community Volunteer, Dublin, OH

William Farrar, MD
Chief Executive Officer, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute

Jennifer Feeney
Educational Technology Coach, Hilliard City School District

Sander Flaum
Principal, Flaum Navigators

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

Libby Germain
Community Volunteer, Columbus, OH

Sarah Hatcher
Community Volunteer, Columbus, OH

Cindy Hilsheimer
Managing Principal, BeecherHill 

Lisa Hinson
President and Founder, Hinson LTD Public Relations

Peter Z. Horvath
Chief Executive Offer, Green Growth Brands

Irene J. Levine
Community Volunteer, Columbus, OH

Scott McComb
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Heartland Bank

Diane Nye
Community Volunteer, New Albany, OH

Marnette Perry
Former Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Operations, The Kroger Company
Community Volunteer, Naples, FL

Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD
Director, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Mark Puskarich
President and Founder, A Christmas to Cure Cancer

Daniel H. Rosenthal
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Milestone Aviation Group LLC

Charles E. Ruma
President, Virginia Homes

Michael W. Schott
Director of Community Development, Kaufman Development

Judith E. Tuckerman
Secretary, Tuckerman Development

Dennis E. Welch
Former Executive Vice President and Chief External Officer, American Electric Power
Community Volunteer, New Albany, OH

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

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

Jay Worly
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Worly Plumbing Supply, Inc.

Emeritus Members 
Cheryl Krueger 
Chief Executive Officer, Krueger&Co Consulting, Inc. 
Chief Executive Officer, Life Support
Founder, C. Krueger’s Finest Baked Goods

David E. Schuller, MD
CEO Emeritus, The James
Director Emeritus, OSUCCC  – James
Former Vice President, Medical Center Expansion and Outreach
Former Medical Director, Expansion Campaign
Community Volunteer, Columbus, OH



As of January 2019

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Danielle Culbertson, Foundation Board Liaison




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