Tina Salminen, CPA, President

Tina Salminen joined the WomenSafe Board of Trustees in June of 2006. She is an assistant director with the well-respected, independent consulting firms, SS & G Financial Services Group. Tina brings to the WomenSafe board a strong understanding of financial planning, auditing,

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Tameka Taylor, Ph.D., Vice President

Tameka Taylor joined the WomenSafe Board of Trustees in September 2008. She is a Partner & Consultant of her own firm, Compass Consulting Services, LLC.  Her firm specializes in Diversity & Inclusion Management, Conflict Management, Communications, Leadership, and

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Jerry McCalmont, Treasurer

Jerry McCalmont was appointed to the board in October 2013. Shortly after he took charge as the Treasurer of the WomenSafe Board of Trustees.  Jerry is the Vice-President, Commercial Lending Officer of Lorain National Bank in Independence.

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Tim Garton, Secretary

Timothy Garton joined the WomenSafe Board in July 2008. He is an Owner/Partner of RE/MAX Results and has been a realtor since 2000. Tim has been involved with many charitable organizations including, the Lake & Geauga Area Association of REALTORS, Greyhound Adoption

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Michele Barksdale

Michele Barksdale was appointed to the WomenSafe Board of Trustees in May 2008.  She brings experience in financial management to the Board.  In addition to WomenSafe she sits on the MacDonald Hospitals Women’s Council, Jack and Jill of America and various PTAs.  Michele

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Jennifer Blaga, Esq.

Jennifer Blaga was appointed to the WomenSafe Board of Trustees in July 2011.  She is currently the Director of Legal Recruiting for McDonald Hopkins and a member of the Ohio Bar. Jennifer lives in Avon Lake with her significant other, Joe, and their four children.  Jennifer firmly

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