2018 Underwriters

Here’s a list of our 2018 underwriters. Thank you for your support!


The following individuals have distinguished themselves as supporters of quality online journalism by underwriting this site.

INNER CIRCLE

Inner Circle members are charter supporters who pledge between $500 and $1,500 per year, either as a one-time donation or on a monthly basis. Inner Circle members receive special benefits, including access to a secret Facebook group and a subscription to our exclusive monthly newsletter sent to our corporate underwriters, with metrics and insights into the advocacy.

Advocate (over $1,500)

✓ • ⭑ Tim Doke
⭑ Charles Leocha

Curator ($750 to $1,490)

⭑ William Cowling
✓ • ⭑ Mark Hoffmann
• David Kazarian
• Jimmy Niemann

Supporter ($500 to $740)

• John Baker
✓ • Teri Bergin
• Consumer Corps
• Blue Ribbon Bags
• Walter Halen
⭑ Sonia Huang
✓ Paula Jones
• Martin Sands
⭑ Peg Simpson
• Deborah Talley


UNDERWRITERS

Underwriters are key supporters who make one or more contributions to the advocacy cause during our semi-annual fundraisers. Underwriters are eligible for premium giveaways and receive a special, underwriters-only newsletter.

Patron (over $150)

✓ • Anonymous
• Frank Abbate
✓ Larry Ayres
✓ • ⭑ Larry Baird
✓ Russell Berry
• ⭑ Kathryn Binau
✓ David Bluett
✓ Neal Borden
• Deborah Chiles
• Nancy Clark
⭑ Kathleen Colburn
• Dwayne Coward
⭑ Sheila Danzig
✓ • ⭑ Lila Davis
⭑ Clarence Delbridge
✓ Marian Derlet
• Liz Dickinson
⭑ Rosemary Ditmore
• ⭑ James Doll
✓ Jerry Flake
✓ Jennifer Finger
✓ William Fisher
• William Greenberg
• Michelle Harris
• Thomas Haynes
• Bonnie Hirschhorn
✓ Steven Hoekman
• L Hubbard Jr
• Daniel Kaminski
✓ Jeremy Katz
• Koji Kawana
✓ Bonnie Kay
Peter Klein
• Harry Kopy
Suzanne Kraft
• Bill Laub
⭑ Janice Lang
⭑ Ken Lee
• ⭑ Joel Magyar
• Julie Mayson
• Rachel McDonald
• ⭒ William Moore
✓ Carol Navarro
✓ • Cynthia O’Leary
• Alex Packer
✓ ⭑ Caroline Paulsen
✓ Jade Quek
• Bonnie Salt
✓ Aren Sandersen
✓ Martin Sands
✓ • Angela Schwartz
✓ ⭑ • Robert and Jean Seipel
✓ Terry Seligman
• Ken Smith
• Laurel Smith
✓ • Katherine Stengel
• Tabby Stone
• William Sugg
✓ • ⭑ Miriam Sundram
✓ • ⭑ Stephanus Surjaputra
⭑ Deborah Talley
• Michael Tipton
⭑ Versopin
Sheena Wendt
• ⭑ Robert Williams
✓ • ⭑ Debbie Winsett
• ⭑ Joseph Wojnowski
⭑ Barbara Yantis
Shahina Zaremba

Benefactor ($75 to $149)

• ACFamily Network
✓ Anonymous
• ⭑ Bob Alessandrelli
✓ Alfred Anderson
• Anonymous
• Judith Aubey
• Peggy Bendel
• Debra Skinner-Belyeu
✓ Brian Berney
✓ Wendy Bell
⭑ Beth Bolick
• Joanne Bourland
• James S Bowers
✓ Laurie Boynton
• Julie Braman
✓ Bill Britton
✓ • ⭑ Bruce Brollini
• Dan Bukowski
✓ • Debra Burger
⭑ Joseph Cabral
Carolyn Charney
✓ Victor Chikasawa
⭑ Claudia Chittenden
⭑ Lynn Clark
⭑ Marcia Cloutier
• David Collins
✓ Christopher Connors
• Marcia Crafts
✓ • Susan Engard
⭑ J M Ewing-Taylor
✓ Jacob Ezell
Betty Facey
• ⭑ Mindy Farabee
✓ ⭑ John Favretto
• Linda Fein
⭑ Joyce Feinberg
• Nancy Ferguson
• Judy Ferrari
⭑ Jeff Filipov
✓ Rachel Flahive
• Erin J Flanagan
⭑ Traci Fox
• ⭑ Garlands Galore
✓ • ⭑ Kevin Garvey
• Sandra Giarde
✓ • ⭑ Paula Gill
✓ Scott Gillette
• ⭑ Sharon Gillingham
✓ • Art Golden
⭒ ✓ Charles Golden
• ⭑ Kathy Galloway
⭑ Judith Goldschmidt
• Alan Gore
• Willy Gorrissen
• Mesquite Gourds
⭑ Leslie Gracey
• Bruce Grossetta
✓ • David Guggenhime
• Jayne Hanlin
• Susan Harper
• N Alan Harris
• Judith Hiller
✓ • Frank Hollowell
✓ Ann Houser
✓ L Hubbard Jr
• Richard Ingram
• Angela Jenkins
✓ Keith Kaser
✓ • Nadine Kelley
⭑ Brooke Dickson-Knowles
✓ Michelle Krueger
• Linda Kurpjuweit
• Winifred Lanoix
⭑ John Laxson
⭑ Robert Leidy
✓ Leslie Lethridge
⭑ Ted Lewandowski
• ⭑⭒ Nancy Lewis
⭑ Carrie Livingston
⭑ Jackson Loos
⭑ MW&C Ltd
✓ Bernice Lu
✓ Joan Lutton
• Beverly Lynn
• Harris MacK
✓ • ⭑ Theodore Manekin
• Vincent Marano
• Hugh Matheson
✓ Nancy Mau
✓⭑ William McBain
✓ Kristin McCoy
⭑ Roger McDonald
• James P McDonough Jr
• Michael McGuire
⭑ Ron McGuire
⭑ Bob McIntyre
✓ Kathleen Mcnamara
✓ Helen Mehrkens
• Robert Mergliano
George Meyer
• Shawn Messonnier
✓ Paula Miller
⭑ Steven Millang
⭑ Zina Mirsky
✓ Anne Mitchell
• Tammy Morris
• Margo Mynderse-Isola
✓ Wally Nash
✓ Barbara Nathanson
• Carol Navarro
Francis Neely
• June Nelson
✓ Katherine O’Conor
✓ Joe Oliver
⭑ Gennaro Ottomanelli
✓ Anne Padilla
• Robert Pascal
Deborah Perlman
Stevie Platt
⭑ Romeo Raabe
• Albert Rabinovitch
⭑ Sahar Arafat-Ray
• John Reed
• Gloria Reese
✓ • Karen Roberts
April Robillos
• Renee a Russell
• Lorraine Schaefer
✓ Marna Sheftic
✓ ⭑⭒ Jennifer Schneider
✓ Timothy Scales
• Jay Schiff
✓ • Timothy Scott
• Debra Skinner
• Cynthia Slezak
⭑ Richard P Smiraglia
• Vanessa Stern
• Sarah Stevens-Rayburn
✓ Ruth Stevick
• TDCS
• Clay Templin
• Robert Turnberg
✓ • ⭑ Nancye Van Brunt
• ⭑ Usborne Book Team
⭑ Tiemi Washington
✓ Tracey Warren
• Cindy Watty
• Arthur Weinrach
• Joseph Whittington
⭑ Susan K. Wilkofsky
⭑ Patricia Woeber
• Patricia Worthington
✓ • Paul Yasenchak

Associate ($74 and under)

• ⭑ Lloyd Abdelnour
✓ ⭑ Irwin Abrams
• ⭑ Karin Amour
✓ Pamela Anderson
⭑ Judith Anshin
✓ • Nigel Appleby
✓ • Roger Arndt
✓ Barbara Atkinson
• Thomas L Auth
✓ Judy Azbill
⭑ Leslie Azor
✓ Trone/Baird Charitable Trust
✓ ⭑ Stephen Baker
✓ MD Baldwin
• Linda Barbone
• Kent Barnard
✓ Kathy Barnes
✓ Mark Beales
✓ • Douglas Beatty
✓ • Helen Beck
• Thomas Becker
• Gordon Beeton
• Brian Behal
• Carl Behnke
⭒ ✓ • Nancy Beja
⭑ Karen Belnap
• James Berdahl
✓ Barbara Bergmann
• ⭑ Howard Berlin
✓ Laurie Billowitz
✓ • Clifford Blinman
✓ • ⭑ Mel Blumenthal
⭑ Peggy Borchert
• Lawrence Borden
• Anastasia Bowman
• Randall Boyer
• ⭑ Gary Bozin
✓ • Christopher Bradie
Richard Breen
• Amber Brill
⭑ Penelope Brindley
Ronna Brown
• ⭑ Janet Brueck
✓ Jeannie Brust
Michael Buck
✓ Laine Buckingham
• Sharon Burr
⭑ Janet Campbell
✓ Karla Campbell
✓ ⭑ Marcia Caldwell
✓ Rodney Caldwell
• Fred Cardi
• Michael Cartier
✓ • Michael Chapman
• Nancy Chaudoir
✓ Denise Chen
✓ • Helga Christopherson
• Jb Clark
✓ • Charles Coleman
✓ Don Corleone
✓ ⭑ Jon Courtway
✓⭑ Lonnie Clar
✓ • ⭑ Leeanne Clark
✓ Mary Anne Cleaveland
✓ • ⭑ Janet Cohen
✓ Candi Kruse
• Roderick Cywinski
• Marilyn Daggett
• Patricia Dailey
✓ Steve Danishek
⭑ Harvey Paul Davidson
• George Dazkevich
• Clarence Delbridge
⭑ Nathaniel Delgado
• Joan Denman
• Robert Denno
✓ Sandy Diggins
• Ronald W Diprofio
• Michael Donato
• Sheryl Drexelius
✓ Thomas Driscoll
• Jean Duxbury
• James Earnest
• D L Egan
✓ John Eiffert
• Norma Eigles
✓ Lauren Eilberg
✓ David Emery
• Alice H Engelman
• Harvey Ettinger
• Jim Everett
•  Mark Fahey
✓ Susan Farkas
• Jeanne Fec
⭑ Susan Felderman
• James Fellers
• Karen Felsted
• M Katrina Fey
✓ • Norberto Finkel
✓ Carol Flakes
• Marylou Foley
• Ronald Fore
• Richard Forest
✓ Rose Ford
• Ron Franklin
✓ Patricia Frasca
• ⭑ Melanie Frazier
• Jeff Fredman
• Linda Frese
✓ Chaya Friedman
• James Gallman
• Amy Galigan
✓ Fe Garbanzos
• Tina Garrison
✓ • Ron Gauerke
✓ • James Gerber
✓ John Gest
⭑ Rita Gill
• Michael Gilmartin
✓ Mark Gluckman
The Goddard School
• Karen Goldman
• Robert Good
✓ Robb Gordon
✓ Willy Gorrissen
• Leslie Gracey
✓ Nora Graf
✓ Gary Green
✓ • George Greene
✓ Zane Greene
• Mark Gregory
• Kathleen Gulizia
✓ • Joan C Gunder
• Denise Gurgens
✓ • John Hahn
✓ Ronald Hall
✓ Marilyn Hamly
✓⭑ Karyn Hannigan
• Susan Harper
• Benjamin Harris
✓ Michele Harris
• ⭑ Julie Hart
• Nancy Hartshorn
✓ Alison Hawthorne
• James Healey
• Scott Heidrich
✓ ⭑ James Hendrickson
Nicholas Herold
• Larry Hickerson
• Russ Hills
✓ Douglas Himberger
• Edward F Hinchliffe
✓ Steven Hoekman
• Ralph Horton
• Philip and Janie Horowitz
✓ Eric Hochstein
✓ Hillary Howard
✓ • Karen Hunt
✓ Elliot Hutkin
✓ Billie Hyde
• ⭑ Judyth Hyll
✓ Janice Idyll
✓ Fern Jackson
• Bridgett a Jackson-Goode
✓ • ⭑ Penny Janz
Helen Jenkins
• Deborah Jones
• Sally Jorden
✓ Callie Joseph
• David Judd
Gernot Jung
• Beverley Kagan
✓ • David Kalmansohn
• Dean Kato
⭑ Sharon Kaiser
✓ • Jill Kaiserman
⭑⭒ David Katz
• Norman Kaufman
✓ Ivan Kazen
✓ Richard Keavy
• Rise Anne Keller
✓ Cynthia Kelley
✓ Jenifer Kelley
• Nancy Kellum
✓ Arline Kennedy
• BJ Kerekes
• Alia Khidiatova
✓ Jere Kirkley
• Lee Kirsch
• Laura Koch
✓ Nancy Kochuk
• ⭑ Mary M Koss
• Lonnie Klar
• Rona Klein
⭑ Alan Knopf
✓ • Sandie Knopf
✓ Robert Knox
✓ Leslie Koscielecki
✓ Aleksandr Krasner
• ⭑ Shirley Kroot
✓ Phil Krysek
✓ Daria Labinsky
✓ Barbara Lacca
⭑ Mitchell Lane
• Gary Lapp
• GoMobileCleveland
• Dean Larson
✓ Linda Laundra
⭑ Nancy Law
✓ Barbara Leary
✓ • Robert Lebreux
• Sandra Lederman
• Brian Leibowitz
✓ Howard Leight
✓ David Levine
⭑ Leonard Levy
✓ • Melinda Ligon
• Barbara Liguori
✓ ⭑ Anne Loch
James Lockard
• Anne and John Lowdn
⭑ Kathleen Lobato-Martinez
• ⭑ William Lodge
✓ Vincent Lum
• Roberta Lyman
✓ • Mary Maas
• Maureen Mannion
• Steven Marinoff
• Robert Marks
Douglas Marshak
⭑ Katherine Marshall
• Katherine Martin
• Katherine Marshall
⭑ Charles Marvin
⭑ Marie Matthews
✓ • Tom Matthews
• Tom Measday
✓ ⭑ Joe Meboe
• Mary K McBride
• Elizabeth McCallum
✓ Bill McCloskey
• Sandra McCray
Robert Mcdonald
✓ ⭑ Robert McGuire
• Steven McLafferty
⭑ Ann and William McMahon
Jack McNiff
✓ Rebecca McCormick
• John McQueen
• Tom McShane
⭑ Michael Michalski
✓ Robert Miller
• ⭑ Marie Mire
✓ Margaret Moizel
• Kristen Montag
• Lynn M Moore
✓ William Moore
✓ Joyce Morse
• Sally Mortenson
✓ Gregg Moscoe
✓ George Moses
• James Mowry
✓ Matthew Moxey
• William Muller
✓ Belverd Needles
• Marilyn Nenninger
✓ Jeffrey Newman
• Walter Nissen
✓⭑ Sandra Olson
• Michael O’Malley
• Lawrence Olin
✓ Martha Osredker
• Ann O’Sullivan
⭑ MB Osredker
• Catherine Page
• Lex Page
Eileen Palumbo
✓ Prabhakar Pamidi
• Eddie Parker
⭑ Robert Pascal
• Amy P Patterson
✓ David Pearlman
• ⭑ Jo Peckinpaugh
• Patricia Peregrine
✓ Cecilia Petrowsky
• Li Ping Corn Company
✓ • Geoffrey Platt
✓ • Therese Podlipec
• Mark Pokedoff
• Rozanne Polansky
✓ Kerry Prichett
✓ Tim Pruyn
✓ • ⭑ Milissa Putman
• Elizabeth Quinn
• Romeo Raabe
• ⭑ Steven Rabin
✓ Mary Ramirez
• Richard Reed
• Diane Renaud
• Richie’s Blackboard Specials
• Nina Richman-Loo
• ⭑ Janelle Richmond
• Nancy Ripken
✓⭑ Colleen Robinson
• Carolyn Robison
• Rustin Rodewald
• Elizabeth Rodriguiz
⭑ Edward Rochford
• Lin Romano
• Edward Rudow
⭑ Gabriele Russo
Linda Ralston Rzymski
• Marc L Salzman
• Michael Sanderson
• Susan Sather
• David Sattler
• Yasmine Scallan
Dale Schmidt
✓ Kim Scott
⭑ Kristine Scoville
✓ • Joan Schmelzle
• Virginia Schmidt
• Anthony Seebach
• Tom Selstad
• Kim Setliff
⭑ Christine Sforza
•  Samir Shah
• Michael Shaikun
• Dianne Schlair
• John Sheehan
• ⭑ Donna Shelton
• Sara Shopkow
• Sister House LLC
• Timothy Simmons
✓ Edward Simon
✓ Robert Skinner
• Sharisse Smith
• Elizabeth Spiegel
✓ Robert Sprecher
✓ Kenneth Spengler
✓ ⭑ Henry Sosinski
✓ • ⭑ Jean-Philippe Simon
✓ Carl Stein
• J Keith Stokes
• Cynthia Stoltz
• Stonebrook Gallery
✓ Monty Strauss
• Paul M. Strickler
✓ • Henry Strozeski
✓ Kathryn Struck
✓ Jean Tam
• Larry Tashlik
⭒ ✓⭑ David Tavernetti
• Larry Tocco
• David Trasoff
• Vacations by Day
✓ Annie Valades
✓ Gregory VanAcker
• Karen Van Spanje
✓ Ruth Vaccaro
✓ Valerio Violo
✓ Giselle V.
✓• Laurie D Vos
⭑ Xandy Waeshe
• Leslie Wackher
• William Walker
✓ Philip Wallas
• Margaret Walton
Bette Waterstreet
✓ Paul Watkins
• A Cynthia Weber
✓ • ⭑ Albert Weihl
• Lee Weikert
✓ Phyllis Whittington
• Samantha Wickham
• Lenore Wilkas
• Mike Williams
• Jarrett Wilson
✓ • ⭑ Richard Wimberley
⭑ Paula Wineland
✓ Lisa Wooding
• Jonathan Woodman
✓ Lesley Woodward
• Ruth M Yonuschot
⭑ Chris Zimmel
⭑ Maurice Zeitler
✓ Sandra Zeoli
• Peter Zollman

⭒ multiple donations during a year.
• supporter during spring fundraiser.
⭑ supporter during winter fundraiser.
✓ supporter during fall fundraiser.