Springfield Promise Neighborhood

Board of Directors

In November 2014, the Springfield Promise Neighborhood became an incorporated 501(c)3 organization.

Board of Director Responsibilities:

  • Review strategic vision and determine strategic directions
  • Update and enhance organizational by-laws, policies, and procedures
  • Enhance relationships with partner organizations and invite new partners
  • Lead a performance review of the Executive Director position

The current Board of Directors are:

Board Member Name Professional Affiliation Office Years Left – 12/17
1 Year 2 Years 3 Years
Debra Accurso Principal, Clark Early Childhood Center       X
David Cotto Pastor, Clifton Ave. Church of God     X  
Kristen Collier Director of Community Service, Wittenberg University       X
Marilyn Demma Former Director, Family and Children First Council Non Voting


Jim Gay Former Superintendent, Tecumseh Local School District Treasurer   X  
Nick Heimlich Retired Fire Chief,  City of Springfield Chairperson   X  
Cara Henry Academic and Career Education Coordinator, Upward Bound     X  
Doug Lineberger Former Director, United Way of Clark, Champaign, and Madison Counties   X  
Steve McCready Partner, Martin, Brown, Hull & Harper   X  
Kathy Voytko Retired, Administ. Asst. Wittenberg Univ. Non Voting


Dylan Walker 5th Grade Teacher, Lincoln Elementary       X
Pam Young Assistant Professor, University of Dayton Vice Chairperson X