Lakeland Community College is governed by nine trustees. Three of Lakeland's trustees are appointed by the Governor, six of the trustees are appointed by the Lake County Board of Commissioners. Trustees are appointed for a term of five years.

Board meeting schedule

Ryan K. CallenderBeverly A. VitazStephen C. Ellis

Ryan K. Callender, Esq.

5/5/2011 - 3/6/2021
1/4/2008 - 5/4/2011

Attorney, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
B.A., Miami University
J.D., Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Beverly A. Vitaz
Vice Chair

11/16/2012 – 10/12/2022
Retired director and owner, 
Neece, Malec, Seifert & Vitaz
B.A., Baldwin Wallace University

Stephen C. Ellis, Esq.
3/7/2019 – 3/6/2024
Retired Partner, Tucker Ellis LLP
B.A., Denison College
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Duane H. FragerDavid A. KalinaEllen Foley Kessler

Duane H. Frager
3/4/2015 - 10/12/2022
Director of operations and supply chain, United for Growth
Councilperson, Madison Village
B.S., Bowling Green State University

David A. Kalina
3/7/1996 - 3/6/2021
Retired international business manager, Burgess & Niple Architectural & Engineering Firm
B.S.C.E., Case Western Reserve University
Member, The Lakeland Foundation Board of Directors

Ellen Foley Kessler
3/7/2020 - 3/6/2025
(more information coming soon)

Kathleen T. MalecJerrie Lee RispoliMark A. Tyler

Dr. Kathleen T. Malec
3/31/2000 - 3/6/2025
Retired nursing instructor
B.S.N., St. John College
M.P.A., Cleveland State University
D.A.E., University of Central Arizona
Member, The Lakeland Foundation Board of Directors

Jerrie Lee Rispoli
4/18/2019 – 3/6/2024
Vice president, Aexcel Corp
B.B.A., Cleveland State University
C.P.A., Cedarville University
Lakeland Community College

Mark A. Tyler, P.E.
5/26/2016 – 10/12/2022
Principal engineer, The Lubrizol Corporation
A.A., Lakeland Community College
B.S., Cleveland State University
M.S., Cleveland State University
Lakeland Community College Alumni Hall of Fame (inducted 2010)


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