Akron, OH – The Salvation Army of Summit County announces the addition of ten new members to its Advisory Board.

Susan Flowers, chairman, said, “Our Advisory Board is very engaged and we value the thoughtful direction, wisdom and compassion of these community leaders who have chosen to share their time and experience with the Salvation Army. Each has been carefully selected for the skills, knowledge and community awareness they represent. Their support and spheres of influence are invaluable to achieving our mission in Summit County.”

Joining the Advisory Board are:

Patrick Bravo – Executive Director, Summit County Land Bank and Akron Public Schools Board President

Charlene DeJournett – Retired Patient Navigator, Center for Urologic Health

Heather Lorenzon – Sr. Director Corporate and Foundation Relations, The Summa Foundation

David Plate – Sr. Advisor, Executive in Residence, Cleveland Clinic Akron General

Mary Raitano – Director of Refugee Resettlement, The International Institute

Todd Tober – President, Tober Building Company

Erin Victor – Senior Account Manager, Lasting Impressions Event Rental and Founder, Akron Snow Angels

Olivia Wakeling – Freelance Marketing and Development Professional

Robert Kulinski and Susan Pierson, community volunteers, joined the board earlier in 2016. Both Kulinski and Pierson served as non-profit executives in the Akron area.