Marcus Fish, CFRE
Marcus Fish is the Development Director for the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, overseeing all aspects of fundraising and outreach programs for the Foundation and ACerS. Marcus is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and has experience in higher education, financial planning, and technology consulting. Marcus lives in Lewis Center, Ohio with his wife Hollie and their three children.
Helen Widman, Marketing & Communications Intern
Helen Widman is a rising senior at Ohio University studying journalism with a specialization in marketing. Helen has served as the managing editor for Backdrop magazine on campus, the vice president of the OU chapter of Society of Professional Journalists and is an Ambassador for the E.W. Scripps College of Communication.
Helen is from Dublin, Ohio, and has formerly worked as an editorial assistant for CityScene Media Group in Columbus.
Amanda Engen, Ph.D.
Amanda Engen coordinates and directs all of the educational outreach initiatives for The Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation. She meets with educators and community leaders to identify areas of growth and collaboration to help expand access to STEM education resources in Ohio and beyond. Before joining the team in 2021, she spent her career as an educator, gaining experience in K-12 and higher education classrooms. Amanda lives in Dublin, Ohio with her husband Michael and their dog Lily.
LeKesha Parkman, Advertising and Fundraising Intern
LeKesha Parkman graduated Summa Cum Laude with honors from The University of Akron. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design with minors in Psychology and Emerging Technologies. LeKesha was accepted into The Williams Honors College at UA. During her junior and senior year she was the Editor-in-Chief of The Buchtelite, a student-operated newspaper and website that publishes online with select print publications throughout the school year.
Born in Akron, Ohio, LeKesha thrives on projects that involve storytelling, journalism and graphic design.
Todd Steyer, Chair
The Boeing Company
Huntington Beach, CA
Phil Wenzell, Chair-elect
Allied Mineral Products
Immediate Past Chair
Steve Houseman, Treasurer
Harrop Industries Inc.
Dan Tipsord, Treasurer-elect
Mark Mecklenborg, Secretary
The American Ceramic Society Westerville, OH
Board of Trustees
Colorado School of Mines
Savannah River National Lab, Aiken, SC
University of Adelaide, Australia
William Headrick, Jr.
Moon Township, PA
Du-Co Ceramics Company
Painted Post, NY
Robert "Bobby" Mitchell
Applied Ceramics, Inc.
Morgan Molten Metal Systems
Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness