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Board:

Alan B. Lindner, Chairman

Abbot Thayer, Vice Chairman

Alvin B. Dennig, Jr., Treasurer

Michael Kaplan, Secretary

Damany Abernathy

David Fox

Ed Hatfield

Amy Lutz

Todd Mayer

Sandra S. Meyer

Christine Schoonover

Mark E. Sims

Ed Taylor

Michael Tombragel

Heather Zaring Vecellio

Mitch Zulli

Staff: 

Mary Huttlinger

Executive Director

(513) 352-4382

Mary is responsible for managing the KCB staff, fundraising, forming strategic partnerships, and maintaining the organization’s mission along with the Board of Trustees to further KCB’s goals and objectives.

Mark Antrobus

Quality of Life Program Manager

(513) 352-4505

Mark works with Public Services, the Police, and residents to remove graffiti, educate the community, and assist police with investigation and enforcement. He also oversees the Hamilton County Sheriff Work Detail and our Illegal Dumping Abatement Program.

Megan Beck

Volunteer Programs Manager

(513) 352-4385

Megan is responsible for helping community groups plan and execute strategic Great American Cleanup events. She coordinates the logistics of the Great American Cleanup during the months of March through November, and she organizes corporate volunteer projects as well.

Denise Brodsky

Director of Development

(513) 352-4517

Denise is responsible for oversight and implementation of the organization’s strategic fundraising plan which includes acquisition of major gifts, individual and corporate donations, as well as management of the annual giving campaign.

Claire Bryson

Arts Program Manager

(513) 352-4381

Claire manages KCB’s Arts Program out of a satellite studio located on Main Street in Over the Rhine. This includes painting the barricaded facades of vacant buildings, designing and executing community murals, and constructing eco-art installations. She is responsible for supporting the program’s grants, strategic planning, statistical analysis, coordinating volunteers, and using creativity as a tool for community revitalization.

Katie Davis

Arts Program Manager

(513) 352-4381

Katie manages KCB’s Arts Program out of a satellite studio located on Main Street in Over the Rhine. This includes painting the barricaded facades of vacant buildings, designing and executing community murals, and constructing eco-art installations. She is responsible for supporting the program’s grants, strategic planning, statistical analysis, coordinating volunteers, and using creativity as a tool for community revitalization.

Kara Luggen

Education Program Manager

(513) 352-4386

Kara works in the Education Department, providing outreach programs to students k-12th grade and assisting with development of new programming. She also works with Cincinnati Public Schools in support of their sustainability efforts.

Liz McEwan

Communications Manager

(513) 352-4384

Liz is responsible for managing KCB’s website, social media network, and public relations. She plans grassroots marketing campaigns to promote KCB’s mission and events and organizes the annual Clean & Beautiful Community Awards. Liz works part time and is usually in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Marissa (Burroughs) Reed

Director of Community Programming

(513) 352-4388

Marissa oversees our Urban Revitalization Department as well as the Great American Cleanup and other volunteer opportunities. She also takes an active role in organizing and implementing safe and clean initiatives in the Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) areas and assists in the administration of the Safe & Clean Grant process.

Barb Wriston-Ruddy

Director of Environmental Education

(513) 352-4387

Barb oversees all programs and projects of KCB’s Environmental Education department and conducts and manages the presentation of educational programs and assemblies in Cincinnati area schools. She sponsors and arranges field trips, coordinates environmental contests, and organizes volunteer experiences for students. She also directs our Sustainability in Action initiative in Cincinnati schools.