Center for Public and Nonprofit Management

Leadership Academy Fellows - Outstanding Class Leaders

NAME CLASS SPONSORING ORGANIZATION POSITION
Jonathan Ciesla 2021 Greater Cleveland RTA Budget Management Analyst
Joe Kickel 2020 City of Cleveland Heights Capital Projects Manager
Pam Jankowski 2019 Deputy Director for Public Services Literacy & Learning Division Director
Erin Vokes 2018 Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs  Assistant Dean for Partnerships and Special Projects
Robin Wood 2017 Cleveland Public Library Assistant Director of Public Services
Rajiv Chokshi 2016 Cleveland State University Supervisor of Electrical Operations/Project Manager
Ava Decembly 2015 Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority Quality Control Supervisor

Cynthia Weston

2014 Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority AMP Leader, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority
Rhonda Stroman 2013 Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority - Director of Compliance
Larry Surber 2012 City of Westlake Purchasing Department, Westlake
Kay Sutula 2011 Greater Cleveland RTA Greater Cleveland RTA
Lisa Farmer Cole 2010 Cleveland Metropolitan School District Director of New and Innovative Schools, Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Floun'say Caver 2009 Greater Cleveland RTA District Direct, RTA
Kacie Armstrong 2008 Cleveland Public Library Director, Euclid Public Library
Joseph Cicero 2007 City of Lyndhurst Mayor, Lyndhurst
Joseph Saponaro 2006 Mayfield Village City Council Attorney, Dinn, Hochman & Potter, L.L.C.
Ken Patton 2005 City of Brooklyn Mayor, City of Brooklyn
Ann Marie Donegan 2004 City of Olmsted Falls Mayor, Olmsted Falls
Valeria Harper-Bledsoe 2003 Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board
Deborah Sutherland 2002 City of Bay Village Mayor, Bay Villiage
Luíz Vazquez 2001 Cuyahoga County Program Director, Office of Reentry, Cuyahoga County
Theresa Abraham-Whalley 2000-2001 Shaker Heights Council  
Paul Wasilewski 1999-2000 ODOT ODOT Public Information Officer