Center for Public and Nonprofit Management

Leadership Development

Leadership Academy Fellows - Outstanding Class Leaders

Joe Kickel2020City of Cleveland HeightsCapital Projects Manager
Pam Jankowski2019Deputy Director for Public ServicesLiteracy & Learning Division Director
Erin Vokes2018Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs Assistant Dean for Partnerships and Special Projects
Robin Wood2017Cleveland Public LibraryAssistant Director of Public Services
Rajiv Chokshi2016Cleveland State UniversitySupervisor of Electrical Operations/Project Manager
Ava Decembly2015Cleveland Metropolitan Housing AuthorityQuality Control Supervisor

Cynthia Weston

2014Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing AuthorityAMP Leader, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority
Rhonda Stroman2013Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing AuthorityCuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority - Director of Compliance
Larry Surber2012City of WestlakePurchasing Department, Westlake
Kay Sutula2011Greater Cleveland RTAGreater Cleveland RTA
Lisa Farmer Cole2010Cleveland Metropolitan School DistrictDirector of New and Innovative Schools, Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Floun'say Caver2009Greater Cleveland RTADistrict Direct, RTA
Kacie Armstrong2008Cleveland Public LibraryDirector, Euclid Public Library
Joseph Cicero2007City of LyndhurstMayor, Lyndhurst
Joseph Saponaro2006Mayfield Village City CouncilAttorney, Dinn, Hochman & Potter, L.L.C.
Ken Patton2005City of BrooklynMayor, City of Brooklyn
Ann Marie Donegan2004City of Olmsted FallsMayor, Olmsted Falls
Valeria Harper-Bledsoe2003Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health BoardCuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board
Deborah Sutherland2002City of Bay VillageMayor, Bay Villiage
Luíz Vazquez2001Cuyahoga CountyProgram Director, Office of Reentry, Cuyahoga County
Theresa Abraham-Whalley2000-2001Shaker Heights Council 
Paul Wasilewski1999-2000ODOTODOT Public Information Officer