Guiding our mission, vision and values

The Governing Board of Directors assumes the responsibility of governance and oversight for Lifeline of Ohio consistent with Ohio non-profit law and assures compliance with all state and federal regulations pertinent to non-profit corporate governance.

Naomi Maletz
Naomi Maletz, Esq., Chair Joined 2016
Hazan Maletz Law Offices, LLC/Owner and
Attorney at Law
Mike Voinovich, Vice Chair and Treasurer Joined 2019
Chief Financial Officer, Petland
Michell McKissick
Michelle McKissick, BSN, MS, Secretary Joined 2014
Nationwide Children’s Hospital,
Vice President of Clinical Services
Ronni Richards
Ronni Richards, Member-at-Large Joined 2002
Teacher (Retired)
Gene Warman
Gene Warman, Member-at-Large Joined 1995
Gene Warman Productions, Inc.
Melissa Candela-Broom, MSW, LISW Joined 2020
Clinical Social Worker
(Donor Family)
Thomas Harper
Tom Harper Joined 2019
Novartis, National Director of Account Management in the Immunology, Hepatology and Dermatology Business Unit (Retired)
Lisa Indest
Lisa Indest Joined 2011
Washington Prime Group, Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer –
Finance and Accounting
Jeff Klinger
Jeff Klingler Joined 2017
Central Ohio Hospital Council, President and CEO
Denise Minor, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC Joined 2021
Mount Carmel Health System, Vice President of Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer
Damon Muldoon Joined 2022
Fifth Third Bank, Senior Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor
Mia Okinaga
Mia Okinaga Joined 2018
OhioHealth, System Vice President, Internal Audit

Todd Pesavento
Todd Pesavento, M.D. Joined 2015
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Comprehensive Transplant Center, Nephrologist
Charleta B. Tavares Joined 2019
Primary One Health, Chief Executive Officer
Roger Walker
Roger Walker Joined 1995
Walker Consulting
(Donor Family)
Ryan Zinn, BSME, MHRM Joined 2022
The Ohio State University, Technology Integrator, Center for Design and
Manufacturing Excellence, College of Engineering

Executive Committee

Naomi Maletz
Naomi Maletz, Esq., Chair Hazan Maletz Law Offices, LLC/Owner and
Attorney at Law
Mike Voinovich, Vice Chair and Treasurer Chief Financial Officer, Petland
Michell McKissick
Michelle McKissick, BSN, MS, Secretary Nationwide Children's Hospital
Vice President of Clinical Services
Ronni Richards
Ronni Richards, Member-at-Large Teacher (retired)
Gene Warman
Gene Warman, Member-at-Large Gene Warman Productions, Inc.
Jeff Klinger
Jeff Klingler Central Ohio Hospital Council, President and CEO

Audit & Finance Committee

Mike Voinovich, Vice Chair and Treasurer Chief Financial Officer, Petland
Damon Muldoon Fifth Third Bank, Senior Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor
Lisa Indest
Lisa Indest Washington Prime Group, Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer - Finance and Accounting

Quality & Process Improvement Committee

Mia Okinaga
Mia Okinaga OhioHealth, System Vice President, Internal Audit
Jeff Klinger
Jeff Klingler Central Ohio Hospital Council, President and CEO
Ronni Richards
Ronni Richards, Member-at-Large Teacher (Retired)
Michell McKissick
Michelle McKissick, BSN, MS, Secretary Nationwide Children’s Hospital,
Vice President of Clinical Services

Strategic Planning Committee

Mike Voinovich, Vice Chair and Treasurer Joined 2019
Chief Financial Officer, Petland
Gene Warman
Gene Warman, Member-at-Large Joined 1995
Gene Warman Productions, Inc.
Melissa Candela-Broom, MSW, LISW Joined 2020
Clinical Social Worker
(Donor Family)
Thomas Harper
Tom Harper Joined 2019
Novartis, National Director of Account Management in the Immunology, Hepatology and Dermatology Business Unit (Retired)
Charleta B. Tavares Joined 2019
Primary One Health, Chief Executive Officer