RMH Foundation appoints four new board members

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The Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation has added four new board members to its Board of Directors.

The new board members serving a term from May 1, 2013, through April 30, 2015, are Lois Enlow of Ravenna; John R. Gusz, M.D., of Hudson; and David Joy and Montgomery F. Miller, both of Kent.

Enlow retired as director/deputy director of the Portage County Board of Elections, having worked there from 1997 through 2009.

She taught home economics at the Ravenna City Schools, where she was also secretary for the high school principal. She earned her bachelor's degree in education from Kent State University and also has done graduate studies at KSU.

She has been a volunteer at Robinson Memorial since 2010 and is also a member of the Auxiliary of Robinson Memorial. Enlow is a member of the Portage County Republican Central Committee.

Dr. Gusz of Portage Surgical Associates, Inc., has been affiliated with Robinson Memorial since 1996. He has served as chairman of the Department of General Surgery and a member of many other committees.

Gusz received his medical degree from Rutgers Medical School and did a surgical residency at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Prior to coming to Robinson Memorial, Gusz was a surgeon at the Ireland Army Community Hospital in Fort Knox, Ky., where he was chief of the Department of Surgery, among many other appointments.

He has earned many military awards, medals, ribbons and decorations.

Joy has been employed with The Davey Tree Expert Co., for more than 44 years, 37 years as district manager for the East Cleveland full service market.

He is a certified arborist for the International Society of Arboriculture and a certified commercial applicator for the Ohio Department of Agriculture. He is a graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent, attended KSU, and is a graduate of The Davey Institute of Tree Science.

He received The Davey Tree Outstanding Manager Award and served on The Davey Tree President's Council. Joy served in the United States Army in Korea and Germany.

Miller is chief executive officer of ASW Properties, Ltd., in Akron, a real estate investment and development company with affiliated operations in logistics and supply chain management services.

Miller is a lifelong area resident who was born in Ravenna and graduated from Ravenna High School.

After honorable discharge from the United States Air Force, he attended the University of Akron graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.

He has worked with Touche Ross & Company's Akron office; Brott, Mardis & Co., and was eventually elected a partner and leader of their financial services audit practice. He has been employed by Akron Storage and Warehouse Services since 1988 and currently serves as chief executive officer.

His community and professional service positions have included the International Warehouse and Logistics Association, The University of Akron College of Business Advisory Board, Summit Workforce Solutions, Heart to Heart Communications and Leadership Akron.

Appointed for another three-year term on the Foundation Board are Karen Horky of Aurora; Ruth Saltzman, R.N., of Kent; Neil Mann Jr., and Bill White, both of Ravenna.

Stepping down from the Board is Thomas Strachan, M.D., of Akron.

New officers of the Robinson Memorial Hospital Foundation are: Charles J. Mangin, president; Gregory E. Ferner, M.D., vice president/treasurer; Ruth Saltzman, R.N., secretary; and Sallie D. Bear, immediate past president.

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