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11/8/09news article

Dayton Children's welcomes new members to Board of Trustees and Foundation Board

three community leaders are welcome additions to the Board of Trustees and Foundation Board at Dayton Children's

The Children's Medical Center of Dayton is pleased to welcome Timothy Pepper and Beverly Shillito as the newest additions to the hospital's Board of Trustees. Charles M. Foley has also been named chairman of the board, succeeding Madonna Allread of Centerville.

Pepper, of Kettering, is an attorney in the Dayton office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP. His practice focuses on business litigation and employment-related disputes, including advising employers on how to avoid workplace disputes and manage them if they occur. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics.

Shillito is a co-founding shareholder of the law firm Sebaly, Shillito + Dyer. She has over 30 years of experience in counseling clients in corporate strategy and legal matters. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and from Stanford Law School. Beverly and her family call Kettering home.

"The experience and knowledge that Tim and Beverly bring is a great asset to the Board," says Charles Foley, Chair. "I am excited to collaborate with our new members."

Foley is a CPA and partner at Battelle & Battelle LLP. He has previously served on the boards of the Oakwood Schools Education Foundation, the City of Oakwood budget review committee, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company and St. Joseph Children's Treatment Center. He and his wife live in Kettering.

Yvonne Whitaker and Patti Schear are the newest members of the Dayton Children's Foundation Board.

Whitaker is the program director of The Fred and Alice Wallace Foundation where she is responsible for reviewing grant applications and making funding recommendations to board members. She is also past president of Dayton Children's Women's Board. Yvonne graduated from Wright State University with a Masters Degree in educational leadership. She and her family reside in Beavercreek.

Schear is no stranger to Dayton Children's. She has been an active member of the Women's Board since 2002 and currently serves as the chair of Dayton Children's Soin Pediatric Trauma and Emergency Center fundraising campaign. Patti and her family live in Oakwood.

"We are thrilled to have Yvonne and Patti on the Foundation Board," says Natalie King-Albert, Foundation Board Chair. "She brings enthusiasm and fresh ideas to the group."

Chaired by Charles Foley of Dayton, Dayton Children's is governed by an 18-member community Board of Trustees.

Chaired by Natalie King-Albert of Centerville, the 13-member Foundation Board of Trustees serves to foster endowment gifts, estate gifts and bequests specifically designated to The Children's Medical Center Foundation.

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