Greater Alliance Foundation

Greater Alliance Foundation

Board & Staff

Our Board of Trustees

David Rodman

DAVID RODMAN, President, has served the Greater Alliance Foundation as a board member since 2008 and also gives time to Rodman Public Library, Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce and is former president of the Alliance Board of Education. Dave also chairs GAF's Community Investment Committee.

Beth Mitchell

BETH MITCHELL, Vice President / Treasurer, has served the Greater Alliance Foundation as a board member since 2009 and also gives her time to the Alliance Women's Club, Alliance YMCA, Alliance YWCA, Alliance Chamber of Commerce, and women's groups, Sorosis and Coterie. Beth also serves on GAF's Community Investment Committee.

Damon Keller

DAMON KELLER, Secretary, is treasurer of the Buckeye Council Boy Scouts of America, and is a member of the Cleveland Chapter - Entrepreneurs' Organization, and the board of the Alliance Country Club. Damon has served GAF as a board member since 2010.

Will Tolerton

WILL TOLERTON is on the board of the Alliance Area Development, is a member of the Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Alliance Country Club. He was the past CEO of TTT Holdings, Inc. and is active in community affairs. Will has been a board member of GAF since 2010.

Sue Goris

SUE GORIS has served the Greater Alliance Foundation as a board member since 2012 and also gives time to the Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce, the Alliance Area Development, the University of Mount Union, the Greater Alliance Development Corporation and Coterie.

Gerard Mastroianni

GERARD MASTROIANNI has served the Greater Alliance Foundation as a board member since 2012 and also participates in the Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce, ArtsinStark, University of Mount Union, Alliance for Family and Children and serves on the Regional Huntington Bank Board. Gerard also chairs GAF's Community Investment Committee.

Judge Andrew Zumbar

ANDREW ZUMBAR has served the Greater Alliance Foundation as a board member since 2016. The Honorable Andrew Zumbar is an Alliance Municipal Court Judge who is also involved in the AHS Foundation, Stark County Bar Association and St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

Our Staff

Doug Schwarz

DOUGLAS R. SCHWARZ serves as Executive Director and is the foundation's leader in strategic partnerships and initiatives. Doug works toward the highest level of community impact through board administration, budget management and community and donor relations. Doug has served in this capacity for the foundation since 2006.

Heidi R. McClung

HEIDI R. McCLUNG serves the foundation as the Operation and Finance Manager. Her work supports our mission through her legal and financial expertise. She is responsible for systems management, oversees the grant and scholarship procedures, and manages financial processes, payroll, and fund allocations and along with marketing. Heidi has served our foundation since 2013.