CSS Elects New Board Leadership Team

Authored by: Community Support Services

Community Support Services has elected a new chair of its Board of Directors at the organization’s recent Annual Meeting. Aaron Kurchev, Total Solutions Product Manager at GOJO Industries has been selected Board Chair, replacing James Pianalto, Project Manager with The Ruhlin Company, who served as CSS’s Board Chair for the past two years.

According to CSS President Bob Stokes, “We have been very fortunate to have the steady leadership of Jim Pianalto for our organization during this tumultuous time of the Ohio Behavioral Health Redesign as well as the change in professional leadership at CSS. We’re very fortunate to have another engaged leader step up to chair our Board. We’re very confident that Aaron will be a great leader for our Board of Directors moving forward.”

Other CSS Board officers elected for 2019-20 include Karl Henley of Seibert Keck Insurance as Vice Chair, Melissa Dunham of Bober Markey Fedorovich as Treasurer, and Erin Wojno of Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority as Secretary. Re-elected to the CSS Board for a 3-year term were LuAnn Decker of FedEx Custom Critical and Karl Henley. Elected to the Board for a 3-year term is Megan Minotti of Hitchcock Fleming and Associates. Honorary members of the CSS Board re-elected were Karen Hrdlicka of VANTAGE Aging Services, and James Merklin of Bober Markey Fedorovich.

Community Support Services, Inc. is a leader in behavioral healthcare for Summit County and the surrounding region. The agency provides comprehensive, high quality, cost-effective treatment, rehabilitation, advocacy, and support for recovery, primarily to persons most in need, to enhance the quality of their lives.