Committee Members

Council Director
Andrea Dawson
VP of Finance
V.L. Chapman Electric
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Council Director Elect

Position Open

Council Secretary
Sue Fuerst
City of Painesville - Water Dept.
sfuerst @
Past Director
Mike Orlando
Plant Manager
Aexcel Corporation
morlando @
Council Advisor
Bob Siktberg
Environmental, Health and Safety Manager
Lincoln Electric
karen_gridley @

Bob Siktberg is the Environmental, Health and Safety Manager for Lincoln Electric, North America. He and his group support the Mentor plant on Heisley Rd., as well as the World Headquarters in Euclid. Bob has been with Lincoln over twenty years and has a degree in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University. Bob got involved with the Lake County Safety Council in 2001, and joined the Steering Committee just a few months later. He was Council Director in 2006.

Council Liaison
Chris Weber Bresky
Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce
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President/CEO Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce, an organization representing the interests of 600 plus Mentor area businesses, and the administrative office for the Lake County Safety Council.

Steering Committee
Chris Brill-Packard
Professional Outreach Representative
Lake Health
chris.brill-packard @
Steering Committee
Donna McCaskey
EA Group
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Donna McCaskey is an Account Representative for EA Group. Donna started with EA Group as a chemist in 1991. After working as Laboratory Manager for three years, Donna transitioned into the client services division where she has dedicated nineteen years to assisting clients with environmental health and safety issues. Her expertise is focused on the understanding and practical application of regulatory requirements and assisting clients with meeting their regulatory compliance goals. Donna has been an active member in the Lake County Safety Council for the past 15 years. She is a graduate of Thiel College, majoring in Chemistry. Donna resides in Chardon with her husband David and two sons, Noah & Ethan.

Steering Committee
Lee Silvi
Program Director & Professor
Lakeland Community College
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Lee is Program Director and a Professor for both the Fire Science Technology and the Emergency Management (Disaster) Planning programs at Lakeland Community College. He is a retired fire officer and has an extensive background in all phases of emergency and disaster management. Lee has attended dozens of courses at the Ohio Fire Academy and Federal Emergency Management Institute, and has participated in graded exercises as a participant, observer, and/or evaluator.

Steering Committee
Clifford Smith
EHS Manager
ECKART America Corp.
clifford.smith @
Steering Committee
Gordon Levar
Safety Compliance Associates, LLC
gflevar @
Steering Committee
Joanne Clapp
Fiscal Officer
Village of Perry
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Council Assistant
Mark Wainwright
Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce
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