LEF Leadership

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Chief John D. Wenzlick, CLEE
President
Ottwa Hills Police Department
Term:2022-2024

Chief Kurt E. Althouse
1st Vice President
Vandalia Police Department
Term:2023-2025

Chief Robert Butler
2nd Vice President
Independence Police Department
Term:2023-2026

Chief Ranger Scott Snow, CLEE
Treasurer
Great Parks of
Hamilton County
Term:2019-2023

Chief Kamron Afzal
Dayton Police Department
Term:2023-2026

Chief Elaine Bryant
Columbus Division of Police
Term:2023-2026

Chad D. Doll
The National Lime & Stone Company
Term:2023-2026

Angie Shifflette
The Huntington
National Bank

Term:2018-2024

Dan Katt
Rumpke Waste and Recycling Services
Term:2021-2024

Mark Pizzi
Nationwide Insurance Company, Retd.
Term:2018-2024

 

 

PAST CHAIRS

TermPosition on BoardFirst NameLast NameCompany Name
2023Chairman of the BoardCharles C.ChandlerWesterville PD
2022Chairman of the BoardChief GeorgeKral, CLEEToledo PD
2021Chairman of the BoardChief William P.Balling, CLEESidney PD
2020Chairman of the BoardChief DavidMarcelli, CLEEAshland PD
2019Chairman of the BoardChief Jeffry K.Scott, CLEENotre Dame College PD
2018Chairman of the BoardChief Brandon K.Standley, CLEEBellefontaine PD
2016-2017Chairman of the BoardDrewBrightMotorists Insurance Group
2011-2015Chairman of the BoardJoelBrownState Auto Insurance Companies
2008-2010 DECEASEDChairman of the BoardSandraHarbrechtPaul Werth Associates
2004-2007Chairman of the BoardW. G. (Jerry)JurgensenNationwide
2003 (ongoing) DECEASEDHonorary Chairman of the BoardCarlLindnerAmerican Financial Group
1999-2003Chairman of the BoardWilliamSummers, Jr.McDonald Investments, Inc.
1996-1998 DECEASEDChairman of the BoardJohnMcConnellWorthington Industries
1993-1995 DECEASEDChairman of the BoardDanielEvansBob Evans Farms
1990-1992Chairman of the BoardJohnOngThe B.F. Goodrich Company
1987-1989 DECEASEDChairman of the BoardChief MichaelKellyCity Manager/Chief, Oakwood PD

PAST TRUSTEES

Position on BoardFirst NameLast NameCompany Name
TrusteeJoanHaushalterLaw Office of B. Joan Haushalter
TrusteeMichael B. StaffordOne Brick Capital, LLC
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief StevenBailey, MA, MS, CLEEMiami Twp. (Clermont) PD
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief William P.Balling, CLEESidney PD
TrusteeJohnBishopThe Motorists Insurance Group
Trustee/TreasurerChief DavidBloughBrimfield Twp. PD
TrusteeChief RobertBunceMaumee PD
TrusteeH.BurgFirstEnergy
TrusteeWilliamCargileWilliam Cargile Contractor, Inc.
TrusteeChief William E.CatlinLordstown PD
TrusteeChief Charles C.ChandlerWesterville PD
TrusteeJosephClappRoadway Serivces, Inc.
TrusteeChief JohnCollinsCleveland PD
TrusteeR.CowanThe Davey Tree Company
TrusteeThomasDanisDanis Industries, Inc.
TrusteeRayDeWeeseIMG
TrusteeSusanDiMickeleSquire, Sanders & Dempsey
TrusteeJohnFarber
TrusteeChief RonaldFerrellDublin PD
TrusteeHowardFloodFirst Bancorporation of Ohio
TrusteeJFrankMarathon Oil Company
TrusteeGaryÿGlaserNational City Bank
Trustee/TreasurerChief BruceGowerClyde PD
TrusteeErnieGreenEGI, Inc.
TrusteeRichardHardgroveFirst National Bank of Ohio
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief MichaelHarnishfeger, CLEEAda PD
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief KennethHinkle, CLEECarolina Beach PD (retire, Obetz PD)
Trustee/Treasurer/1st VP/PresidentChief DwightHolcomb, CPPThe Dispatch Printing Co. (retired Upper Arlington PD)
TrusteeRichardIottSafeway Food Town, Inc
TrusteeChief JamesJacksonColumbus PD
TrusteeChief KimJacobs, CLEEColumbus PD
TrusteeChadÿJesterNationwide Foundation
TrusteeChief ThoedoreJonesOhio Univeristy PD
TrusteeChief RonaldJorndOttawa Hills PD
TrusteeDaveKaufman, ACAS, MAAAThe Motorists Insurance Group
TrusteeKateKirkhamKBK Designs, Inc.
TrusteeChief DouglasÿKnightVandalia PD
Trustee/Treasurer/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief JosephKocab, CLEEBrooklyn Hts. PD
TrusteeChief EdwardKovacicCleveland PD
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief BradKunze, CLEEBellefontaine PD
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP /President
Chief GeorgeKralToledo PD
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief MichaelLaage, CLEESpringdale PD
2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief DavidMarcelli, CLEEAshland PD
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentSheriff RussellMartin, CLEEDelaware SO (retired Delaware PD)
TrusteeChief MichaelMatulavichAkron PD
Trustee/Treasurer/1st VP/PresidentChief RichardMayer, CLEEAthens PD
TrusteeChief MichaelMcGrathCleveland PD
TrusteeChiefMcNeely
TrusteeHenryMeyer, IIIKeyCorp
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief JeffreyMitchell, CLEELebanon PD
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief JosephMorbitzer, CLEEWesterville PD
TrusteeRobertNearyErnst & Young
Trustee/2nd VP/1st Vp/PresidentChief PatrickOliver, CLEECedarville University (retired, Fairborn PD)
TrusteePaulOlscampBowling Green University (President)
TrusteeTerryOverbeyThe Procter & Gamble Company
TrusteeSteveParson
TrusteeMichael A.PetersonThe Goodyear Tire & Rubber
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief PhilipPotter, CLEEAlcoa PD (retired, Piqua PD)
TrusteeRogerReadHarwick Chemical Company
TrusteeEdwardReiterMid American National Bank & Trust Company
TrusteeJohnRoss
Trustee/2nd VP/1st Vp/PresidentChief GeneRowe, CLEERichmond Hts. PD
TrusteeR.SadlierFifth Third Bank
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief StevenSarver, CLEENewark PD
TrusteeChief KennethSchlachtParma Heights PD
TreasurerChief MartinSchmidtArchbold PD
TrusteeChief ArthurScottMason PD
TrusteeChief MichaelSnowdenCincinnati PD
2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief Brandon K.Standley, CLEEBellefontaine PD
TrusteeChief ThomasStreicher, Jr.Cincinnati PD
TrusteeHopeThackeryLexisNexis
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief KeithTorbet, CLEEWauseon PD
TrusteeRobinTriplett, CTPThe Huntington National Bank
Trustee/TreasurerChief S. ThomasVaughnMillersburg PD
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief GaryVestPowell PD
TrusteeGeorgeWillisThe Lincoln Electric Co.
Trustee/2nd VP/1st VP/PresidentChief DavidWrightCleveland Clinic PD

PAST PRESIDENTS

YearTitleFirstLastDepartment
2022-2023ChiefCharlesChandlerWesterville PD
2021-2022ChiefGeorgeKral, CLEEToledo PD
2020-2021ChiefWilliam P.Balling, CLEESidney PD
2019-20ChiefDavidMarcelli, CLEEAshland PD
2018-19ChiefJeffrey K.Scott, CLEENotre Dame College PD
2017-18ChiefBrandon K.Standley, CLEEBellefontaine PD
2016-17ChiefJeffrey W.Mitchell, CLEELebanon PD
2015-16ChiefKeith C.Torbet, CLEEWauseon PD
2014-15ChiefJoseph A.Morbitzer, CLEEWesterville PD
2013-14ChiefSteven J.Sarver, CLEENewark PD (retired)
2012-13ChiefKenneth L.Hinkle, CLEEObetz PD (retired)
2011-12SheriffRussell L.Martin, CLEEDelaware SO (retired Delaware PD)
2010 -11ChiefMichaelHarnishfeger, CLEEAda PD
2009-10ChiefR. StevenBailey, MA, MS, CLEEMiami Twp. (Clermont) PD (retired)
2008-09ChiefJoseph C.Kocab, CLEEBrooklyn Hts. PD (retired)
2007-08ChiefMichael E.Laage, CLEESpringdale PD (retired)
2006-07ChiefGary L.VestPowell PD
2005-06Vice President - Corporate SecurityDwight A.Holcomb, CPPThe Dispatch Printing Co.ÿ (retired Upper Arlington PD)
2004-05ChiefDavid M.WrightCleveland Clinic PD
2003-04ChiefRichard L.Mayer, CLEEAthens PD (retired)
2002-03Dir. of Criminal Justice ProgramPatrickOliver, CLEECedarville University (retired, Fairborn PD)
2001-02ChiefPhilip K.Potter, CLEEPiqua PD (retired)
2000-01ChiefGene P.Rowe, CLEERichmond Hts. PD
1999-2000ChiefBrad K.Kunze, CLEEBellefontaine PD (retired)
1987-89ChairmanMichael J.KellyOakwood PD

PAST FUNDRAISING LEADERS

First NameLast NameCompany Name
DavidBrennanBrennan Industrial Group
EricCluxtonFifth Third Bank, Western Ohio
JohnCochranFirstMerit Bank
RichardCurryLegg Mason
TimothyDixonSky Bank
DaleFallatThe Andersons, Inc.
JohnGerlachLancaster Colony
TimothyGoligoskiThe Kuhlman Corporation
JerryGrundhoferUS Firststar
JayHallNational City Bank
JamesHoffmanKeyBank
RobertKingFifth Third Bank, Northwestern Ohio
KateKirkhamKBK Designs, Inc.
AnothonyMassaroLincoln Electric
RobertNearyErnst & Young LLP (retired)
TerryOverbyThe Proctor & Gamble Company
RogerReadHarwick Chemical Corp. (retired)
PhillipRiceNational City Bank
StevenRishNationwide Foundation
R. DanielSadlierFifth Third Bank of Dayton
WilliamSchniederMiller-Valentine Group
JohnSzuchFifth Third Bank
SueSazonKeyBank
JohnMalzChase