OCPA Leadership

The OCPA Executive Board is a leadership team focused on advocating the needs of our members and engaging in strategic actions that promote the Association's mission, strategic plan, and core values.
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OCPA Executive Board Position Descriptions

Full List of Past OCPA Presidents

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Mitch Joseph-Kemplin


Interim Director, Student Services and Director of Compliance and Safety, Mount Carmel College of Nursing

M.A. College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University
B.A. Political Science, Urbana University

Ashley Metzger


Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life, Denison University

M.A. Art History, University of Akron; M.Ed. Higher Education Administration, University of Akron

Christopher Tyner

Past President

Director of Student Life and Community Standards, Franklin University

M.S. College Student Personnel, Miami UniversityB.A. Organizational Communication, Northern Kentucky University

Ashley Secord


Signature Events & Student Engagement Specialist, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University

Sheri Klatt


Program Coordinator, University of Cincinnati CECH

B.S. Integrated Mathematics, Bowling Green State University; M.A.Ed., Leadership in Higher Education, Baldwin Wallace University

Patrick Fina

Assistant Treasurer

Associate Director, Alford Community Leadership & Involvement Center
Denison University

Audrey Costanzo

Member at Large - Graduate

Lauren Brewer

Member at Large - Graduate

Christina Corsi, Ed.D.

Member at Large - Two-Year Colleges

Assistant Dean of Students, Lakeland Community College

Ed.D., Educational Leadership & Student Personnel Services, University of the Cumberlands M.A.Ed., Leadership in Higher Education, Baldwin Wallace University B.A., Public Relations, Baldwin Wallace University

Cheryl Lyons, Ed.D.

Member at Large - Four-Year Public

Director, Student Life Disability Services; The Ohio State University

B.A., Sociology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; M.S., College Student Personnel Services, Miami University; Ed.D., Education, The Ohio State University


Grayson Blythe

Member at Large - Four-Year Private

Community Coordinator, Denison University

B.A. English; Secondary Education & History, Davis & Elkins College M.Ed. G. Education, Westminster College



Faculty Liason

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Russell Morrow

Equity & Inclusion

Assistant Dean for DEI, College of Business, Ohio University

Robin Gagnow


Alec Arnett

Awards Chair

Assistant Director, Center for Student Engagement, Otterbein University

Kelly Murphy


Associate Director of Student and Community Engagement at Capital University

B.S., Human Communication and Organizational Leadership, Butler University;M.Ed. Higher Education Administration, Vanderbilt University

Mary Beth Bertrand

Professional Development

Director of Professional Studies and Executive Education, Columbus College of Art and Design

Ali Simpson


Associate Director for Residential Marketing and Summer Conferences, University of Toledo

Bill Fox, Ed.D.

Don Schweingruber Senior Student Affairs Officer

Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students,  Antioch College

B.A., Political Science and Speech Communication, James Madison University;
M.A., Higher Education & Student Affairs Administration, The Ohio State University; Ed.D., Higher Education Management, University of Pittsburgh

Zach Hooten, PhD

Annual Conference Chair

Program Specialist: Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry; Community-Engaged Learning, Ohio State University

BA, Philosophy, University of Dayton;  MA, Theological Studies, University of Dayton; MSEd, College Student Personnel, University of Dayton;
PhD, Higher Education and Student Affairs, Ohio State University

Andy Sokolich

Assistant Annual Conference Chair

Program Manager, Online Associate of Arts at Cuyahoga Community College

Grayson Blythe

Careers in Student Affairs Conference Chair


Assistant Careers in Student Affairs Conference Chair

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