YWCA Columbus has two boards of community leaders who govern and guide our work, including the Board of Trustees and Endowment Trust Board.

board of trustees

Our board consists of 27 trustees who provide valuable policy direction, programmatic and financial oversight to our staff, in addition to serving as constant advocates for the work of YWCA Columbus.

Sandy Doyle-Ahern, Chair

Janelle N. Coleman, Chair-Elect
L Brands

Karen Macke, Secretary

Rebekah Smith, Treasurer
GBQ Consulting

Renée Shumate, Immediate

American Electric Power

Lori G. Walker, Member at Large
Cardinal Health

Jane Grote Abell
Donatos Pizza  

Javaune Adams-Gaston
The Ohio State University    

Colette Barricks
Hexion Inc.

Shadena M. Carter
Community Volunteer

Susan Choe
Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation

Shawna Davis

Mallory E. Donaldson
Columbus Partnership 2020

Eve Ellinger
State Auto Insurance

Stephanie Hanna Granger
The Other 85

Amber Hulme
Medical Mutual of Ohio

Yvette N. Hunsicker
Honda of North Amercia

Erika Clark Jones

Darla J. King
King Business Interiors

June M. Konold

Aneca E. Lasley
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Kelly Leonard
PNC Financial Services Group

Sarah Malone
Wallick Communities

Judith Marsh
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Brenda McKnight
Big Lots

Mysheika W. Roberts
Columbus Public Health

Mary Beth Sullivan
Huntington Insurance

endowment trust board

This group was created in 1988 to guide the development and investment of the Endowment Trust Fund that provides for the long-term stability, enhancement, and development of YWCA programs and facilities.

Sally W. Bloomfield, Chair
Bricker & Eckler LLP

Cary Hanosek, Chair-Elect
Merrill Lynch

Michelle Benz, Treasurer
Grange Insurance
Shelby Anderson, Secretary
Ice Miller

LeShel Hutchings
JP Morgan Chase

Keesha Warmsby
Karen Schwarzwalder (Emeritus)
YWCA Greater Lakes Alliance

Sandy Doyle-Ahern, Ex Officio

Christie Angel, Ex Officio
YWCA Columbus