(North Canton, OH – June 17, 2009) – Massillon attorney Pericles G. Stergios has been elected to the Stark State College Foundation Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning July 1.
A private practice attorney, Stergios has served as Massillon City Law Director since 2003 and is president of Aaronwood Title Agency, Inc. From 1987-2003, he practiced law with Stergios & Kurtzman, Co. LPA.
Stergios graduated from Massillon Washington High School, received his bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green University and his juris doctorate from Ohio Northern University.
In addition to the Stark State Foundation Board, Stergios serves as chairman of the City of Massillon Fair Housing Board and is a member and past president of the Stark County Bar Association. He is a member of the Ohio State and American Bar Associations, the Florida Bar and Stark County Association for Justice. Stergios also served as assistant Stark County prosecutor and was a trustee and past president of the Stark County Legal Aid Society. He and his wife Vanessa live in Massillon with their two children.
"We are delighted that Perry Stergios has joined the Stark State Foundation Board,” said Para Jones, Ph.D., Stark State’s vice president of advancement, planning and college/community relations and executive director of the Stark State Foundation. “His longtime commitment to the community aligns with the Stark State Foundation’s mission and vision.”
Foundation officers for 2009-2010 are Paul Feaser, president; Larry Smerglia, vice president; Grace Wakulchik, secretary; and Jeffery Walters, treasurer. Foundation board members include Hortense Bobbitt; Donald Colaner; Sally Efremoff; Monica Gwin; Jeffrey Halm, Esq.; Lynn Hamilton; Alexander Hays IV; Randy Kreinbrink; William Lavery; George Lemon; Eric Loew; John McGrath, Ed.D.; Nancy McPeek; John O’Donnell, Ph.D., Stark State College president; Timothy Putman; Ahmed Sabe, M.D.; Mary Jo Shannon Slick; William Strohmenger; Thomas Strouble; Patricia Wackerly; Charles West; Ronald Wilkof and Frank Wittman. Bill Luntz and Frank Weinstock, M.D. are directors emeriti.
For information about the Stark State College Foundation, call 494-6170, Ext. 4258.
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