CLASH Leadership

Members of the CLASH Board of Directors

Awareness for Action  | Andre White is a long time community activist and political advisor on Cleveland's Southeast Side. Siddiqah Hennigan serves as an alternate director.

Black Lives Matter, Cuyahoga County | Jeff Mixon is a community activist, political operative, and former public school educator and public housing tenant liaison. Albert  Porter Jr. serves as alternate.

Black on Black Crime | Dr. Chantal Dothey is a retired pediatrician and social activist represents BBCI.  Chantal is a presenter at Town Hall meetings and a liaison to grassroots groups in the African American community.  Kenya Williams serves as an alternate director.

Cleveland Lead Safe Network (CLSN) | Spencer Wells is a co-founder of the CLSN. Spencer is former director Cleveland Tenants Organization and former Tenant Outreach Director for the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio. Spencer is Treasurer of the CLASH Board and manages the organization's communications. Molly Garfield is the CLSN alternate and serves as Acting Secretary,

Cleveland Democratic Socialists of America | A representative and alternate of DSA will be appointed shortly.

Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus (CCPC) | Rosemary Palmer represents the 3000 members of the CCPC. Steve Holecko is CCPC’s Political Director and alternate to the CLASH Board.

Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition | Yvonka M. Hall founded both NEOBHC and co-founded of the Cleveland Lead Safe Network. She is a nationally recognized expert in minority health issues. Yvonka serves as President of the CLASH Board and has primary responsibility for CLASH public awareness activities. Samario Ford serves as NEOBHC's alternate on the CLASH Board. 

Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (NEOCH) | Josiah Quarles is Advocacy Director at NEOCH. Renee Williams serves as NEOCH's alternate to CLASH and Chris Knestrick is an organizational member. 

Single Payer Action Network-Ohio (SPAN Brian Houlehan serves as organization represntative to the CLASH Board.

CLASH has four "at large" community members on the Board of Directors