July 29, 2019, Lyndhurst, Ohio - Julie Billiart Schools’ (JB ) President/CEO, Lannie Davis-Frecker is proud to announce the appointment of the following men and women to the organization’s newly restructured Board of Directors.
Tricia Gerak, Board Chair
Precision Component Industries
Park Place Technologies
Scott Cade, Emeritus
Dave Roush, Vice Chair
Sr. Lisa Novak, SND
Sisters of Notre Dame
Richard Kaplan, Emeritus
Pat Peters, Secretary
Jackson Lewis, P.C.
Jerry Murphy, Emeritus
Patty Dyer, Treasurer
Dyer, Roche & Company Inc.
Brent Pietrafese, Emeritus
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
“We’ve reorganized our governing boards to provide guidance, support and strategic planning for the JB Schools community and our current schools located in Akron and Lyndhurst.” said Davis-Frecker. “Consolidating board membership will enable us to provide a unified approach to governance that will nicely position the organization for continued growth. We plan to make additional seats available on the board as we expand to other areas of Northeast Ohio” she continued.
The Julie Billiart Schools' Board of Directors is comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise. Parents, past-parents, business professionals, and donors are constituent groups most often serving as Board Members and are primarily responsible for:
Determining the JB Schools’ vision, growth and strategic planning
Selecting, supporting and assessing the President/CEO of JB Schools.
Exercising fiduciary responsibility and oversight
Ensuring legal and ethical integrity and accountability
Beginning in 1954, the Sisters of Notre Dame set the standard in Northeast Ohio for providing the highest level of education and care for children, grades K-8, with special learning and social needs. This tradition continues today as Julie Billiart Schools. With one campus in Lyndhurst and another in Akron, we are empowering students with special needs to go BEYOND EDUCATION. BEYOND EXPECTATIONS.