Board of Directors

We gratefully acknowledge these dedicated volunteers who serve on the American Heart Association Board of Directors.

These dedicated volunteers are healthcare professionals and business and community leaders who guide our many activities throughout the community.

Board Leadership

Board President
Rachel Barber 
EVP Finance
VEC Ohio

Board Chair
Michael Kerr

EMT-Paramedic
Mercy Health

Board Members

Erin Bishop
Health Commissioner
Youngstown City Health District

David Blasko
Principal
Hill, Barth and King CPAs & Consultants

Kathy Harley, MBA, BSN
President
Mercy Health

Dr. Nancy Landgraff

Professor and Chair
Youngstown State University

Shelly Pawcio
CFO
Seven Seventeen Credit Union

Dr. Nicolette Powe
Assistant Professor
Youngstown State University

Jennifer Rager
RN Navigator 
Mercy Health

Joseph Salmon     
                                  
VP/Manager
First National Bank

Amy Smith, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Chief Operating Officer
Sharon Regional Medical Center

Kevin Spicher 
Superintendent
Howland Local School District

Maureen Stenglein
Branch Manager
First National Bank

Dr. Peter Vande Kappelle Jr
Pediatric Cardiologist
Akron Children’s Hospital of the Mahoning Valley