Board Members

President

Kaye Rowe became President May 2017 with her term ending May 2019. This elected position is for a two-year term. Kaye has been instrumental in the Christ Child Society for 17 years, serving as Treasurer on both local and National Boards, Assistant Treasurer and on the Finance committee. Kaye co-chaired the 2016 Boutique, Fashion Show and Luncheon. Kaye is member of St. Sebastian Parish

1st Vice President/President Elect

Sally Olszewski began her term May 2017. The first vice president/president elect serves as an aid to the president and assumes her duties in her absence. This elected position is for a two-year term. Sally has been member of the Christ Child Society for 15 years. She co-chaired the 2016 Boutique, Fashion Show and Luncheon. Sally is a member of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Akron.

2nd Vice President

Becky Davis began her term May 2015. This is an elected position. Becky has been a member in the Christ Child Society for 34 years, serving on the executive board as 2nd vice president, with the responsibility of adviser to the membership chair and maintaining the permanent membership files. She has chaired standing committees over the years. Becky is a member of St. Sebastian Parish.

Recording Secretary

Anne Santin began her term May 2016. She has been member of the Christ Child Society for 5 years, serving as membership co-chair and co-chair of the hospitality. She is responsible for recording the minutes into the Corporate record book to fulfill state incorporation procession. Additionally, she is responsible for the maintenance of the legal documents for the chapter. This elected position is for a two-year term. Anne is a member of St. Hilary Parish.

Corresponding Secretary

Sharon Null began her term May 2017. Sharon has been a member of the Christ Child Society for 3 years. She is responsible for all correspondence of the chapter, procuring meeting space and notifying the national organization of chapter activities. This elected position is for a two-year term. She is a member of The Chapel

Treasurer

Louise Giffels began her term May 2016. Louise has been member of the Christ Child Society for 12 years. She is the custodian of all operating funds deposited in the name of the chapter. She serves as an advisory to the Finance and Endowment committees. She is responsible for the preparation and presentation of the financial and annual reports, and budget. This elected position is for a two-year term and is bonded.

Assistant Treasurer

Nancy Parks began her term May 2016. Nancy has been member of the Christ Child Society for 16 years. She is responsible for assisting the Treasure with her responsibilities, and shall pay all bills as designated by the President or Treasurer. This is an appointed position and does not have term limits. Nancy is a member of Holy Family Parish in Stow.

Parliamentarian

Karen Fry began her term May of 2015. She has been member of the Christ Child Society for 10 years. This is an appointed position, as an adviser to the President on matters of parliamentary procedure. Karen has previously served as second vice president, Assistant Treasurer, Ways and Means Chair, and has served as Chair for the following subcommittees Membership, Reverse Raffle, and Website. Karen is a member of St. Sebastian Parish.

Communications/Publicity Chair

Linda Skeen began her term May of 2016. This is an appointed position. She has been member of the Christ Child Society for 22 years. She has served as president, 2nd Vice President, Treasurer, Ways and Means. Linda has chaired the Boutique and Luncheon, Provisional's, co-chaired Reverse Raffle and served on various standing committees. She is a member of St. Hilary Parish.

Service Projects Chair

Meg Lee began her term May of 2011. This is an appointed position. Meg has been member of the Christ Child Society for 27 years. She has served as 2nd Vice President, Clothing Center chair, co-chair of Breakfast with Santa, and past chair of Hospitality. Meg is a member of St. Sebastian Parish.

Ways and Means Chair(s)

This position is responsible for coordinating the numerous fundraising activities of the chapter. This is an appointed position and is being shared between Rita Burkley and Joanne Gerst.

Rita Burkley began her term August of 2017. She has been a member of the Christ Child Society for 25 years. She has served as Buyer for the Clothing Center and Co-chaired our first Night at the races. Rita is a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish.

Joanne Gerst also began her term August of 2017. She has been a member of the Christ Child Society for 44 years. She has served as Past President, and chaired numerous committees. Joanne is a member of St. Sebastian Parish.

Spiritual Advisor

Rev. Paul J Rosing appointed by the Bishop, has served as our spiritual advisor for 31 years. In honor of this milestone he was installed an official/full member of the Christ Child Society of Akron at Corporate Communion March 25, 2017.

Advisors

Peg Klamert, has been a member for 19 years and served as a Past President, 2nd Vice President, and chair of other various standing committees. Peg is a member of St. Sebastian Parish in Akron.

Chris Tawney, has been a member for 25 years and served as a Past President, Recording Secretary, and Board Adviser. Chris is a member of Holy Spirit Parish.

Micki Trenta, has been member of the Christ Child Society for 25 years and served as a Past President, Treasurer, and chair of other various standing committees. Micki is a member of St. Sebastian Parish.