United Disability Services elects nine new board members
DOWNTOWN AKRON — The Board of Directors of United Disability Services (UDS) recently elected the following nine new members whose terms will expire at the end of 2016:
√ Eve Belfance, of Northwest Akron, currently serves as a judge on the Ohio Ninth District Court of Appeals. Belfance earned her bachelor’s degree from Yale University and her juris doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
√ Steven Bordenkircher, of Fairlawn, is senior legal counsel for The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and was previously employed as an associate with Squire, Sanders and Dempsey. He has a sister who has a developmental disability and he has been involved with CYO Camp Christopher and community respite. Bordenkircher earned a bachelor’s degree from University of Notre Dame and his juris doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
√ Shon Christy, of Stow, is the vice president of social media for Proximity Marketing. Christy recently launched Beckett’s Buddies, a fundraising group to support those with Down syndrome in honor of his 3-year-old son. Christy earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of Akron (UA).
√ Aaron Kurchev, of Atwater, is product manager of dispensing systems at GOJO Industries. Kurchev earned both his bachelor of science and master of business administration degrees from UA.
√ Tamela Lee, of West Akron, is a Summit County Council member representing District 5, where she serves as chair of the Rules Committee and vice-chair of Health and Human Services Committee. She is also the owner/operator of Henderson Management and Counseling. She earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and public health from the University of Toledo and a master’s degree in health care administration from Cleveland State University.
√ Amanda Leffler, of West Akron, is an attorney with Brouse McDowell. Leffler received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Toledo and her juris doctor degree from UA.
√ Bill Lowery, of Cleveland, is currently a Realtor for Stouffer Realty Inc. in Akron. Lowery attended The Ohio State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in economics.
√ Scott Read, of West Akron, is president of Dunholt Medical LLC. He received a bachelor’s degree from UA and his juris doctor degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
√ Claire Wilson, of Stow, is employed as nursing director with Akron General Medical Center. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Malone University and her master’s degree in nursing-nurse practitioner from Kent State University.
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