The Dublin Community Foundation Announces Executive Committee, New Board of Trustees and Ex Officio Members 

The Dublin Community Foundation is proud to announce Chris Northup as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees. Chris is Regional Vice President at Union Savings Bank. The elected Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees includes Michelle Cramer, CFRE (Cramer and Associates) Immediate Past President, Ben Antonelli (Rea and Associates), Treasurer and Jenna Fullenkamp (iQSG), Secretary.

“2018 continues to be an impactful year for the Dublin Community Foundation. Welcoming our new members, our Board of Trustees is hard at work for the community we serve. Our endeavor, to become the philanthropic hub for the citizens of Dublin has begun; our goals and vision for the next two years are filled with the promise of what our town will be capable of with the support of it’s strong community foundation. We look to continue 30+ years of grant making, supporting the new Dublin Library in our major initiative, as well as providing meaningful engagement and resources to our small businesses and corporate community.” Chris Northup – Chair, The Dublin Community Foundation

The Dublin Community Foundation board members are catalysts for community improvement and conveners of community resources. New Board of Trustees members recently elected to the board are Harry Kamdar, Executive Director – Ohio State Dental Board, Sarah Kenny, Digital Marketing Specialist – Wiretap and Marc D. Smith, Esq., Attorney at Law – Law Offices of Marc D. Smith, LLC.

The Ex Officio Members elected to the board in 2018 are Chris Amorose Groomes, Vice Mayor – City of Dublin, Denise Franz King, Trustee – Washington Township, Dr. Todd Hoadley, Superintendent – Dublin City Schools as well as Steven Moore Director of Donor Services and Development – The Columbus Foundation.

“With the addition of the Ex Officio position in 2018 and election of three new board members, The Dublin Community Foundation is extending our reach into the community by including members of our leadership that can help share the story of what’s occurring in, and around Dublin.” Chris Northup – Chair, The Dublin Community Foundation

The Dublin Community Foundation members returning to the Board of Trustees include, Scott Arthur (IGS Energy), Dr. Carol Clinton (Timeless Skin Solutions), Marlen Marthias (Coldwell Banker King), Jamie Menges (PDS Planning), Chris Northup (Union Savings Bank), John Shockley (PNC Wealth Management) and Chief Heinz von Eckartsberg (The Dublin Police Department).

The Dublin Community Foundation’s mission is to improve, enhance and enrich the quality of life for all residents in Dublin and surrounding communities. We work collaboratively. We identify needs. We maximize opportunities. We listen with our hearts and we act as prudent stewards. With the assistance of The Columbus Foundation, it receives and invests charitable gifts from individuals, families, businesses and other groups. Since The Dublin Foundation’s inception in 1982, nearly $500,000.00 in grants have been approved and issued for the following categories: Arts and Cultural Endeavors, Civic Affairs and Community Services, Education, Environment, Health, Human Services and Safety, Historic Preservation and Recreation. Visit www.dublinfoundation.org for more information.