PHASTAR Task Force

Members of the North Coast Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen Inc. attended the April 13, 2018, Task Force meeting and presented PHASTAR President Drew Ferguson with book donations for the Davis A&M library.

Please consider joining the PHASTAR Task Force, which typically meets on the second Friday of every other month (keep an eye on our event calendar for upcoming meeting dates).  Contact Bessie Vrettos for more information at bvrettos@phastar.org or 216-860-4883.

The PHASTAR Task Force includes:

  • Chuck Ripepi, CEO Garland Industries
  • Dr. J. Michael Koch, M.D., Cardiology, Heart & Vascular, St. Vincent Hospital, Cleveland
  • Jon Loufman, Meteorologist WOIO Channel 19
  • Harry Boomer, Anchor/Reporter/Executive Producer, WOIO/WUAB
  • Peter J. Corrigan, COO, Prestolite Corporation
  • Kim Brandenburg, President, Prince/Izant Company
  • Henry Lukwinski PresidMembers of the North Coast Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen Inc. attended the April 13, 2018, Task Force meeting and presented PHASTAR President Drew Ferguson with book donations for the Davis A&M library.ent, Maple Leaf Properties
  • Ron Fuller, President, Stainless Works
  • Sarah Lukwinski-Shemo, Attorney at Law, Aggers Joseph Co. LPA
  • Jay Ross, Retired CEO, Uptime Corporation / Board member, PHASTAR Corp.
  • David Centa, Business Manager, PHASTAR Corporation / Member, Northcoast Chapter Tuskegee Airmen
  • Richard Gash, President, Mansfield Structural
  • Bess Vrettos, President, SVA Communications
  • D. Roy Ferguson, MD Chief of Endoscopy MetroHealth System / Adjunct Professor Case Western Reserve University
  • D. Andrew Ferguson, President, PHASTAR Corporation / Member, Northcoast Chapter Tuskegee Airmen
  • Lisa L. Ferguson, Psychometrist, Cleveland Clinic
  • Doug McConnell, President, MRK Aviation / VP, PHASTAR Corporation
  • Fred Middleton, Jr. Attorney at Law
  • Reverend Lukas St. Paul and St. James Church
  • Mike Barth, Commissioner, Retired Burke Lakefront Airport
  • Robert Morgan, Faculty, Bryant & Stratton College / Ret. Faculty, University School Space Science & Technologies
  • John Moss, Registered Representative BOA Merrill Lynch
  • Karen Moss, Attorney at Law
  • Jeff Johnson, Councilman, City of Cleveland
  • Joe Cimperman, Councilman, City of Cleveland
  • Dave Greenspan, County Councilman, Cuyahoga County
  • Honorable Tom Patton, Senator, State of Ohio
  • Steve Murray, Headmaster, University School
  • Mabel Griar, M. Ed. Academix Learning Solutions
  • Suzie Dills, Non-Profit/Financial Consultant/STEM Programs / Lorain Preparatory Academy Board Member
  • Tanya Dixon, Education Consultant
  • Radhika Reddy, Founding Partner Ariel Ventures
  • Deborah McDonald, Retired Police Officer, City of Cleveland
  • Mathew S. Ferguson, Attorney Legal Ethics
  • Dr. Catherine F. Safko, DPM Private Practice
  • Stan Gromek, M.Ed., CPC Gromek Resources
  • Andrej Lah, President, Cleveland Catholic Cemeteries Association
  • Roy Richardson, Original Tuskegee Airmen
  • Nolan James Jr., Esq. Account Executive, Ernst & Young
  • Jack Newman, Operations Specialist Chief Petty Officer, US Navy
  • Anne Kelly, Senior Manager, Centric Consulting
  • Neil Mohney, Executive Coordinator, Forest City Enterprises
  • Mark Zannoni, Principial, Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Aaron Rood, Senior Development and Program Manager, Ohio Aerospace Institute
  • Michael Heil, President, Ohio Aerospace Institute
  • Ann Heyward, Vice President, Ohio Aerospace Institute
  • Tim Panzica, President, IQ Advisors, LLC
  • George Barret, VP, Northcoast Chapter Tuskegee Airman
  • Thomas Cargill, Former President, Northcoast Chapter Tuskegee Airmen
  • Andre F. Haynesworth, Field Associate, Hegeman Group International / Educator, East Cleveland Schools / Member, Northcoast Chapter Tuskegee Airmen
  • John Blair, Sales Manager, Rohrer Corp.
  • Brian Edelstein, Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual
  • D. Blake Stringer, PhD. Assistant Professor, Kent State University / Ret. US Army
  • Capt. Lori Reinhart, Pilot Merchant Marine, American Steamship Company
  • Cedric Tyus, Dean of Students, Campus International School / President, Northcoast Chapter Tuskegee Airmen
  • Robert Perry, VP, Welty Building Company Ltd.
  • Marshall Emerson III, CEO, I CAN SCHOOLS
  • Eric J. Nilson, Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors
  • Frank Floyd, Jr. CEO, Reliable Construction Heaters
  • Kelli Garcia, Senior Council, National Women’s Law Center
  • John Baker, Jr. President, Great Lakes District Council, International Longshoremen’s Association
  • John DeCola, College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, Kent State University
  • Johnathan M. Holifield, Esq. VP of Inclusive Competitiveness, NorTech
  • Capt. Paul Koziol, United Express / Co-Founder, Discover Aviation Center / Board member PHASTAR
  • Vicki Koziol, Co-Founder, Discover Aviation Center / Board member PHASTAR Corp.
  • Roger Johnston, Esq. Faye Sharp, LLC of Counsel-Intellectual Property Prosecution
  • Royce Johnston, Retired Educator & Current Volunteer, Independent Writing and Editing Professional
  • Ken Surratt, Special Assistant to County Executive, Cuyahoga County / University School Alumni
  • Jian Liang, Alumni of Aviation High School New York City & SUNY Maritime Academy
  • Battalion Chief Anthony Luke, Cleveland Fire Department / Vanguards of Cleveland
  • Todd D. Lyle, President, Duncan, LLC / Retired US Army Aviator
  • Maureen McFarland, Academic Programs Director, Aeronautics, Kent State University
  • Mark Noble, Audit Director, Pease & Associations, Inc
  • Patty Austin, Owner, Curious About Flying
  • Pat Lambrix, Global Air Charter Specialist/Consultant/Author/Owner, Soluna Air Charter
  • Chris Rankin, Register Nurse, United Kingdom Royal Naval Reserve, US Navy Sea Cadets Program
  • Jason Rohal, Architectural Intern, Vocon / Founder, Regioneration, LLC / A Piece of Cleveland & Cleveland Leadership Center
  • Ralph Santiago, Vice Principal, Aviation High School, New York City Public Schools
  • Peter de la Porte, Honorary Consul, Consulate of the Kingdom of The Netherlands
  • Terrence S. Robinson, Director, Business Development at Corporate College, Cuyahoga Community College
  • Oya I. Tukel, Chair and Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management, Monte Ahuja College of Business Administration, Cleveland State University
  • Rosemary McEntee, VP Business Banking, Huntington National Bank
  • Jim Doyle, President, Hemingway Development, a Geis Company
  • Michael Panzica, VP of Finance / Development Coordinator, Hemingway Development, a Geis Company