The Highland Foundation for Educational Excellence is pleased to announce the appointment of five new Trustees to its Board.
“After several years of growth, we’re excited to bring new leadership perspectives to our team,” stated Foundation Executive Director Theresa Wright. “Each of these individuals brings a unique set of experiences and ideas. Collectively, they will help us to broaden our skills, strengthen our offerings and energize our efforts.”
Kimberly Braver has lived on her hobby farm in Sharon Township since 1994. Both of her daughters attended the Highland Schools, with the youngest set to graduate in 2019. She has been employed by Westfield Insurance for nearly 25 years. Kimberly serves on the Projects committee for the Foundation.
Maile Chapman has lived in Hinckley for 12 years. Her two younger children attend Highland Middle and Highland High School. She has spent the majority of her career in website development and works as an Experience Leader for Westfield Insurance. Maile serves on the Public Relations committee.
Fritz Kohmann is a lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio and a Sharon Township resident since 2013. His two sons both attend the Highland Schools. Fritz currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Shearer’s Foods where he has been since 2002. In his role as CFO, he is responsible for managing a wide range of functions including financial reporting, treasury and banking, financial and strategic planning, tax functions and legal. Fritz serves on the Finance committee.
Kim Wilson has been a business owner in Medina County for more than 15 years. She is the former owner and CEO of Slate Rock Safety and her current focus is with commercial investment properties. She lives in Sharon Township and her oldest son is a sophomore at Highland High School. Kim serves on the Great Gifts Dinner and Public Relations committees.
Tony Yu knows the Highland District well. He has five children attending the elementary, middle and high school level, as well as a spouse who has been a teacher at Sharon Elementary for over 10 years. He works as a Strategic Accounts Manager for Bostik, Inc., a manufacturer of adhesives. Tony serves on the Public Relations and Projects committees.
These appointments replace board members who recently retired or exited their roles. Trustees serve up to three renewable and consecutive three-year terms. http://www.highlandfoundation.org/Content2/26