Associate Board - The City Mission of Cleveland, Ohio

Associate Board

Leading Hope for a New Day in Cleveland

At The City Mission, compassionately restoring our neighbors in crisis is what we do. We are advocates and champions of individuals and families in our city who are in need of help and hope. And for the first time, we are creating a unique opportunity for leaders like you to get involved. Join The City Mission Associate Board, and come empower these men, women, and children with us.

Now accepting applications for passionate associate board members. Meetings take place the second Wednesday of every month from 7:30-8:30am.


The Associate Board (AB) actively works to further the function of The City Mission (TCM): providing help and hope to all people through the transforming power of God’s love. This includes invigorating initiatives core to The City Mission and Board of Directors by fundraising, volunteering, and raising community awareness of the work being done by TCM.

Read More About Us

We are composed of Cleveland’s emerging civic and business leaders who come from different backgrounds and industries, but share a sense of common purpose and belief in the vision and values of TCM. We are an engaging body of individuals intent on advancing the efforts to provide help and hope to Cleveland’s hurting and homeless. We focus our efforts on activities that advance programming, promotion, and development, including “Running with a Mission,” an annual walk/ race to benefit the work being done at TCM. We hope to help inspire, cultivate, and empower a new generation of philanthropic leaders and champions of The City Mission.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Understand and support TCM, its mission and vision, and core values
  • Participate in volunteer activities at TCM through programming and services
  • Act as an Ambassador of TCM to personal and professional networks
  • Serve as a Team Captain for peer-to-peer fundraising for “Running with a Mission”
  • Support and promote development efforts for TCM
  • Attend meetings on the second Wednesday of every month from 7:30-8:30am

Ready to Start the Conversation?

If you’re interested in applying, we’d love to meet up and get to know you. Send us an email and we’ll find a time to grab coffee.

Our Current Associate Board

Erica Moran

Senior Marketing Programs Specialist, Cohen & Company

Dylan Aponte - Recruitment

Founder & CEO, Permitly

Aaron Austermiller - Chair
Lead Software Engineer, Felux
Kathryn Bader - Running with a Mission
Professional Resources Director, The Siegfriend Group
Rachel Lyons

Attorney, Wegman Hessler

Meg Chochola
Director of Advancement Operations, Magnificat High School
Ben Cook - Co-Chair
Staff Accountant, Skoda Minotti
Jeremy Lambert
Executive Director, Chaplain Partnership
Talia Seals

Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Jordyn Paratore - Recruitment
Client Concierge, Liner Legal, LLC
Ashley A. Sanchez
Immigration Staff Attorney, Catholic Charities
Matthew Gottshall

Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial Services – Balanced Wealth Group

Hannah Uveges
Branch Controls Manager, Equitable Advisors
Maura English

Client Executive, Campana Insurance

Every contribution makes an impact

Reaching Hearts | Changing LIVES

The City Mission is funded entirely by private donations from people like you.
Will you provide help and hope to people in crisis today?

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