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LEEDCo Board Members

Each LEEDCo member appoints a LEEDCo Board Member, who is responsible for providing strategic direction and authorizing major management decisions. For this reason, the LEEDCo's Board represents a multitude of community interests along Lake Erie's southern coast, better positioning LEEDCo to build an offshore wind industry that balances the need for new clean energy sources with the need to protect Lake Erie's existing uses. 

The current board comprises the following:

Ronald B. Richard, Chairman
President & CEO, The Cleveland Foundation
Steven Dever
Executive Director, Great Lakes Energy Development Task Force, Cuyahoga County
Ted Kalo
Lorain County Commissioner
Matt Gray
Chief of Sustainability, City of Cleveland
J.P. Ducro IV
Ashtabula County Commissioner
John R. Hamercheck
Lake County Commissioner
William D. Friedman
President & CEO, Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority
Kathy Dahlkemper
County Executive, Erie County, Pennsylvania

Get Connected …to Icebreaker’s supply chain opportunities!

The Icebreaker project will need a broad range of service, equipment, material, and manufacturing suppliers to complete the first offshore wind installation in the Great Lakes.  Contact our strategic partner GLWN as your first step in registering with Project Icebreaker Supply Chain.  GLWN, a Cleveland-based advanced-energy supply chain advisory group, is working with LEEDCo to help identify, qualify, and engage local northeast Ohio and regional companies that have an interest to be part of this project.

Find your opportunity in the Icebreaker project.  Contact GLWN today.


Patrick Fullenkamp                        Dee Holody           

Dir., Technical Services                 Supply Chain Services               

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