West Liberty foundation names board members
WEST LIBERTY – West Liberty University Foundation officials have announced the appointment of new board members Thomas Reinbold, Cindy Stickley and Will Turani.
– Reinbold, a Pittsburgh native, graduated from West Liberty in 1970 with a bachelor of science in marketing. He was a member of the Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity and had a 31-year career with the consumer products division of Bristol-Myers Squibb, beginning as a sales representative in 1973 and rising to the position of director of sales, national accounts. During his career he earned awards, including sales representative of the year, division of the year and the president’s award.
Reinbold was proactive in the hiring of women and minority candidates for employees and was recognized for his achievements in that field, according to officials. He retired from Bristol-Myers Squibb in 2002.
Reinbold and his college sweetheart, Eileen, married in 1971 and are the parents of two sons, Douglas and Matthew.
Avid supporters of WLU, the Reinbolds were donors for WLU’s first graphics art scholarship and funded many improvements in the art department, as well as the Kelly Theatre and an endowment for future upgrades. They reside in Surprise, Ariz.
– A life-long educator, administrator and educational consultant, Stickley is a resident of Powell, Ohio. Originally from Urbana, she graduated from Bowling Green State University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and specific learning disabilities and then earned her master’s degree from Wright State University.
During her professional career she taught students with specific learning disabilities for 10 years in grades kindergarten through sixth in the Graham Local Schools in St. Paris, Ohio, and was a head teacher in an intermediate school. She continued her career as supervisor of special education programs and curriculum development for an additional five years in Ashland, Ohio, through the Ashland County Board of Education, serving Hillsdale and Mapleton Local school districts.
She was the specific learning disabilities consultant for the State of Ohio and worked at the Ohio Department of Education for 15 years.
Stickley developed a scholarship for music students in the name of her late husband, Donald L. Pahl Sr., a music professor and WLU alumnus.
Stickley has been active with Habitat for Humanity, homeless education, arts’ council and farm preservation organizations.
– Turani, a resident of Wheeling, is director of global operations and sustainability at Orrick. He joined Orrick in December 2001 as director of operations and was a member of the management team that created the Wheeling Global Operations Center in 2002.
Turani is responsible for managing and sustaining internal GOC growth with specific responsibilities on leveraging success of the GOC by increasing employment possibilities in all functional areas of GOC operations. His duties include managing the firm’s business process outsourcing contract with Williams Lea and managing several of the firm’s operational relationships, such as, AMEX, FedEx, DHL, UPS and Staples.
Prior to joining Orrick, Turani was Wheeling’s city manager for four years and the assistant city manager for four years prior to promotion to city manager. He also served as the county administrator for Hancock County from 1989 to 1993.
A graduate of West Liberty with a bachelor of science in political science, Turani also has his master’s degree in public administration degree from West Virginia University.
He has served on the Regional Economic Development Partnership, the Community Foundation of the Upper Ohio Valley, the Belomar Regional Council and the Partners in Education program for Ohio County Schools. He and his wife Tracey have two children, Nicholas and Anna.
They join a board that includes by Chairman Les DeFelice ’76 and : E. Marc Abraham ’79 (treasurer), Glen Dale, W.Va.; Marty Adams ’75, Salineville; Jason Blair ’95, Arlington, Va.; John Bonassi ’69, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Clyde D. Campbell ’53, Wheeling; President Robin C. Capehart; Louis Cardamone ’65, the Villages, Fla.; Joseph W. Carey ’91, New York City; David R. Croft ’89, Wheeling; Alfred R. de Jaager, West Liberty; John Dolan ’78, Indiana, Pa.; Lynne Exley, Wheeling; James Frum ’61, Wheeling; Susan Hogan, Wheeling; Dr. Daniel I. Joseph ’75, Wheeling; Bob Kota ’67, Wheeling; Richard A. Lucas ’86 (secretary), Wheeling; R. Clark Morton ’53, Wheeling; Norman B. Moyes ’53, Brighton, Mass.; Judith Bartell Paesani ’55, Wheeling; E. Alex Paris, III ’82, Atlasburg, Pa.; Andrew Pasden ’69, Cambridge, Md.; Gary West ’58, Naples, Fla,; Kristina Williams ’86; Gibsonia, Pa. and G. Randolph Worls, Wheeling. Emeritus members include: Roland L. Hobbs, Wheeling; Fred Horne, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Robert Joseph, MD ’64, Wheeling; Peter Sontag ’69, Clearwater, Fla. and Dr. Richard Stevenson, Morgantown.