Board of Directors

Officers

Chair
Russell Austin
Senior Vice President
General Counsel & Secretary
Battelle

Vice Chair
Mark Hartman
Managing Counsel
Office of Chief Legal &
Governance Officer
Nationwide

Past Chair
Barbara Brandt
Philanthropic Consulting Services

Secretary
Aneezal Mohamed
Associate General Counsel and
Assistant Secretary
Commercial Vehicle Group

Treasurer
Roger Campbell
Senior Vice President
Commercial Banking Department
KeyBank


Directors

Donna Alvarado
President
Aguila International

Vinita Bahri-Mehra
Attorney
Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter

William Brustein, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Global Strategies
& International Affairs
The Ohio State University

Darren Cherry
Vice President & General Manager
Delta Companies Group/Greif

Patrick Cornelius
Partner
Squire Sanders US (LLP)

Timothy Degitz
Senior Manager
Accounting & Finance
Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

Sebastian Ibel
Founder & President
Ibel Agency

Jerry Ladman, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
The Ohio State University (Retired)

Ted Lape
Principal
Lazear Capital Partners, Ltd.

Doug Matthews
Partner
Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease

Rudy Poussot
Vice President of Corporate Strategy
Cardinal Health

Julie Exner
Senior Vice President
Fahlgren Mortine

Leigh Schmid
Senior Vice President
Global Compliance
L Brands

Steve Shepard
EVP/Market Leader,
Corporate Banking
PNC

Amrin Singh
AVP, Operations
State Auto Insurance Co.

Craig Stephens
Vice President, Sales
CAS

Brett Thornton
Partner
Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur

Guadalupe Velasquez
New American Initiative Coordinator
City of Columbus

Christopher Washington, Ph.D.
Provost/Senior Vice President
for Academic Affairs
Franklin University

As we become a city of multicultural values increasingly aware of international affairs – I am confident that the Columbus Council on World Affairs will maintain success in educating the people of central Ohio through the years to come.

- Thomas Hoaglin,
Former President and CEO
The Huntington Bank