Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Role of Our 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 Julie Billiart Schools 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
 J. Scott Cade 

Sr. Virginia Reesing, SND
SND Province
Ministry Team 
Tricia Gerak - Vice Chair
Precision Component Industries 
Patricia Dyer
Dyer, Roche & Company Inc. 

George Reider
Majestic Steel
Henry Grendell - Secretary
Kauffman, Drozdowski
   & Grendell, LLC
Mary Alice Frank
David Roush
Staff Talk 
Richard Kaplan - Treasurer
Sr. M. Jean Hoelke, SND
SND Province Ministry Team 
Nick Russo
PNC Erieview Capital 
Jeff Abke
Turner Construction 
Shawn McGraw
Koehler Fitzgerald LLC 
Michael Steel
Brennan, Manna & Diamond 
Victor Alexander
Key Bank 
Mary Jo McHenry O'Neill, M. Ed.
Jason Sutton
Wells Fargo 
Michael Bidwell
Priority Solutions, LLC
Sr. Donna Marie Paluf, SND
Support Staff/Facilities Manager
Mike Wisnor
Ohio Catholic Federal
Credit Union
Jonathan Bridge
University School
Patrick Peters
Jackson Lewis, P.C.
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
Victor Alexander
  Key Bank
Betsy Dellinger
  Park Place Technologies
Marianne Linfante
 Northeast Ohio Autism Group
Jerry Murphy
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 Chair
  Brennan, Manna & Diamond
Daniel Johnson - Treasurer
  Forward Thinking Wealth Mngt.
Kathleen Gray
  Signet Jewelers
Craig Horbus
  Browse McDowell
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
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