Board of DirectorsHershey Montessori School is an independent non-profit school, governed by a Board of Directors. Our Board of Directors is comprised of parents, grandparents, alumni parents, and community members.
2019-2020 Board of Directors
Candace Goforth DeSantis
Debra Hershey Guren
C. Fraser Elliott
Sedlock’s professional career includes positions in both private (energy and health insurance) and public sectors (higher education and health care). He most recently served as Vice President for University Advancement at Shepherd University, and was Senior Development Officer and Manager of Strategic Community Initiatives at University Hospitals of Cleveland.
Sedlock’s expertise includes organizational development, strategic planning, management, revenue generation, nonprofit fundraising, marketing, communications, public and community relations, and public-private partnerships.
Andrew J Yarger
John holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering and Bachelor of Computer Science degree from Cleveland State University, and a Master of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University.
John has served on the board of Kinnect (formerly known as Waiting Child Fund) since the organization started in 2006. Kinnect works at the state level to help find family for children who move into state custody.
John is also a co-founder of and the guiding teacher for Insight Meditation of Cleveland, and organization that leads mindfulness meditation sitting groups and retreats throughout northeast Ohio. He studied meditation for more than 20 years and has taken 6 years of Mediation Teacher Training from Matthew Flickstein of The Forest Way. John also studied with several other teachers, including Jack Kornfield, Tara Brach, and Amita Schmidt.
As a parent, John was active in several school support groups as well as Boy Scouts of America.