Board of Directors
On a network level, Julie Billiart Schools' Board of Directors is comprised of men and women of diverse backgrounds and expertise. Parents, past-parents, business professionals, and donors are constituent groups most often serving as Board members. Our Board of Directors is primarily responsible for the following:
  • Determining Julie Billiart Schools', Vision, Values and Purpose
  • Ensuring effective organizational planning
  • Selecting, supporting and assessing the President of the Network
  • Exercising fiduciary responsibility and oversight
  • Ensuring legal and ethical integrity and maintaining accountability
JB Network Board of Directors
Brent Pietrafese -  Board Chair
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Tricia Gerak - Vice Chair
Precision Component Industries
Henry Grendell - Secretary
Kauffman, Drozdowski & Grendell, LLC
Richard Kaplan - Treasurer
Jeff Abke
Turner Construction
Brian Gale
I.D. Images
George Reider
Majestic Steel

Victor Alexander
Key Bank
Sr. M. Jean Hoelke, SND
SND Province Ministry Team
David Roush
Staff Trak 
Michael Bidwell
Priority Solutions, LLC 
Shawn McGraw
Tremco Incorporated
Nick Russo
PNC Erieview Capital
Jonathan Bridge
Unversity School 
Sr. Donna Marie Paluf, SND
Support Staff for Facilities Mgr
Michael Steel
Brennan, Manna & Diamond
J. Scott Cade
Patrick Peters
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Jason Sutton
Wells Fargo 
Richard Cavolo, Jr.
Signet Jewelers
Sr. Virginia Reesing, SND
SND Province Ministry Team

Mike Wisnor
Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union

Dr. Thomas Frazier
Autism Speaks

JB Lyndhurst Board of Directors
Jeff Abke - Board Chair
  Turner Construction
Sr. Grace Corbett, SND - Secretary
  Notre Dame Elementary School
William Brancovsky - Treasurer
  Oswald Companies
Betsy Dellinger
  Park Place Technologies
Rick Favazzo
  Conric Construction
William Glubiak 
  Cedar Brook Financial Partners, LLC
Marianne Linfante
 Northeast Ohio Autism Group
Jerry Murphy
Bradley Reynolds
  BER Holdings, LLC
Sr. Karen Somerville, SND
  St. Francis School, Cleveland
Lilli Stapp

 JB Akron Board of Directors
Tricia Gerak - Board Chair
  Precision Component Industries
Michael Steel - Vice Chairman
  Brennan, Manna & Diamond
Lewis "Trey" Bennett - Secretary
  Stark & Knoll
Daniel Johnson - Treasurer
  Forward Thinking Wealth Mngt.
Kathleen Gray
  Signet Jewelers
Craig Horbus
  Witschey, Witschey & Firestine Co.
Richard Roberts
David Roush
  Staff Trak
Jeff Salamon
Charles Snyder
  Summit Plastic Company
Rev. John Valencheck
  St. Sebastian Parish, Pastor
Tom Walker
  Hasenstab Architects
Steve Wilt
  CAPTRUST Financial Advisors
Matthew Wyszynski, PhD.
  The University of Akron
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