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Aultman College Announces New Board Members

CANTON, Ohio (February 29, 2015) – Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences announces the appointment of five new members to the board of directors who are serving three-year terms that began in January 2016.

“We are proud to welcome new officers who have a variety of health care, educational, and business expertise to help build on our college’s foundation as we embark on an exciting time of growth,” said Aultman College President Rebecca Crowl.

The new board members are as follows: Martin Bowe, Assistant Superintendent of the Stark County Education Service Center; Dr. Barbara Fordyce, Psychologist; Mary Ann King, RN, MSN; Vicky Sterling, CEO of Pinnacle Press; and Cindy Summer, Manager of Heartland Initiatives at the J.M. Smucker Company.


The five new members join the following who are already serving on the Aultman College Board of Directors:

John McGrath, Ed.D., Chairperson

Karen Soehnlen McQueen, Esq., Vice Chairperson

Adam Luntz, Secretary/Treasurer

Gregory Colaner

Rebecca Crowl

Patricia Draves, Ph.D.

Anne Gunther, DNP

Corey Grubbs

Fr. Robert Kaylor

Harry MacNealy

Edward J. Roth III

Marilyn Thomas Jones

William T. Schauer

Jeffrey Susman, M.D.

Patrick Willoughby


About the College

Aultman College of Nursing and Health Sciences is the only higher education institution in Stark County focused solely on preparing students to become successful practitioners and leaders in the health care field. The curriculum is a combination of traditional classroom instruction and hands-on learning using technologies such as patient simulators that enhances student learning by featuring real-life interactions. Through connections to Aultman facilities throughout the region, students have premier access to clinical placements and career opportunities once they graduate. Aultman College offers a variety of health care degrees at the associate and bachelor’s degree levels, as well as community education courses. Nearly 350 full- and part-time students are enrolled in the College. For more information, visit