2018 Board of Directors


Carl J. Kamm, III
President, 2018

Attorney, Flynn, Py & Kruse Co. L.P.A. 2006-present
OSBA Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law
Mayor, Berlin Heights, Ohio 2012-present
J.D. University of Akron
B.A. Political Science, Baldwin Wallace College Two chocolate labs


Brian Rizzo
Vice President, 2018

Veterinarian, Bellevue, Sandusky Animal Hospitals, 2016-present
Attending Vet, Stautzenberger College
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University
Boston Terrier, Brangus, two cats, Beanie and KitKat, bearded dragon, Liz, and turtle, Mr. Paddles


Brennan Otto
Treasurer, 2018

Controller, Brady Sign Company, 2018-Present
B.A, Accounting, Kent State University
North Coast Young Professionals
German Shepard, Shelter lab/cattle dog mix


Julie Brooks
Secretary, 2018

Director, Sandusky Library 1977-2014, retired
Paul Harris Fellow, Sandusky Rotary
Masters, Library Science, B.A. English, Kent State University
Standard Poodle, Jack, Miniature Schnauzer, Kate Three rescue cats: AllieCat, Lucy, and Emma

Jan Bucholz

Stein Hospice, Chief Executive Officer
Golden Retriever, many cats


Erle Ellis

Shell Oil Company, General Manager, Real Estate, retired
Six rescue cats: Rosie, Cinders (Dottie, Sparky), Grace, and Max


Jennifer Kinney

Veterinarian, Four County Veterinary Services, 2016-present
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University
B. S. Biology, Ohio Northern University
Goldendoodle, Coconut, cat, Nemo


Michelle Renee Leathem

Veterinarian, NOAH Pet Clinic
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University
Two cats, Big and Byron


Jim Spicer

Asst. Vice President of Operations, Firelands Regional Medical Center and Firelands Physicians Group
American College of Healthcare Executives, member
Doctor of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University
Rescued German Shorthaired Pointer, Maya


Chrissy Wostmann

n2y, Chief Executive Officer
Firelands Regional Medical Center, Board member 2018-present
MS Ed, BS Ed, Miami University
4 dogs (3 rescued), Fritz, Gabby, Lucy and Oscar