Board of Directors

Leadership In Action

Directions for Youth & Families has an extraordinary group of community leaders and advocates governing our organization. Their commitment, vision and expertise guide the mission and work of DFYF.

Board of Directors

Vice Chair
Development & Marketing Chair
Human Resources Chair
Program Chair
Property Management Chair
John P. Brody
Shannon Morgan
Julie Sherwood
Ernest L. Sullivan
Orie Kristel, Ph.D.
Kathleen Kelly
Jason Giha



Mike Boyd
Jason Brett
John P. Brody
Ursula Cottone
Jason Giha
Toya J. Johnson
Jennifer Keefer
Kathleen Kelly
Orie Kristel, Ph.D.
Robert Lindner
Carlin Littles
Shannon Morgan
Kim Niswander
Julie Sherwood
Ernest L. Sullivan
Tom Wheeler
Messer Construction Company
Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
Huntington Bank
Plante Moran, PLLC
City of Columbus, Dept of Neighborhoods
Grange Insurance
Davis Wince Ltd. Architecture
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Parker Lee Foundation
American Electric Power Company
Sullivan Staffing Strategies
HR Consulting Services