Kandy Klosterman wins Guy Bradley award
The Guy Bradley Award– a national award recognizing people for outstanding commitment in careers in wildlife law enforcement, forensics and investigation — was awarded to Kandy Klosterman, a State of Ohio Wildlife Investigator assigned to Lucas County. Kandy Klosterman has investigated high-profile wildlife cases in Ohio and is an advocate for attracting more women into the agency where over 90% of the agents are men.
New City leaders announced by Mayor
Five new employees were introduced, taking leadership roles in the City, by Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz. David Bush, formerly of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library, has become the new Commissioner of Save Our Community. Danielle Cisterino, with decades of experience at Ebeid Children’s Hospital, was named Commissioner of Youth Services. City employee Casey Diggins was promoted to Supervisor of Code Compliance, while attorney Valerie Fatica was named new Disability manager. James Molnar, formerly of the Lucas County Auditor’s Office, is now the Director of Building and Code Compliance.
Arts Commission CEO joins national Arts board
Marc Folk, the President and CEO of the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, was named a member of the board of directors for the national non-profit organization Americans for the Arts. He is one of five new members whose terms began on June 1. Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is a nonprofit group aimed at creating and cultivating opportunities for Americans to participate in arts of all forms. Folk has been working with the Arts Commission since 1996 and also served for three years as the president of the Ohio Citizens for the Arts.