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Sylvania Community Services' Team

Leadership Team

Maria Gagnon, Executive Director

Lacy Ross, Finance Manager


Jane Hankenhof Curry, Director of the Senior Center


Catherine Hughes, Preschool Administrator


K.J. Petiniot, Director of Facilities



Team Members

Administration Team

Maria Gagnon,, Executive Director

Lacy Ross, Finance Manager

Facilities Team

Ron Carroll, Custodian

KJ Petiniot, Director of Facilities

Sylvania Senior Center Team

Rosanne Binder, Office Coordinator

Jane Hankenhof Curry, Senior Center Director

Carrie Dowling, Events & Volunteer Coordinator 


Michael Linehan, Driver

Sarah Sobecki, Programs & Services Coordinator

Sylvania Child Care Team*

Cathy Antoszewski, Woodrow Preschool, Assistant Teacher

Nicole Claudio. Woodrow Preschool, Lead Teacher

Tiffany Davis, Permanent Substitute

Jan Dawley, Woodrow Preschool, Assistant Teacher

Kimberly Elrod, Northview Preschool, Assistant Teacher


Macy Gerwin, Woodrow Preschool Lead Teacher 


Molly Gibbons, Woodrow Preschool, Assistant Teacher

Cameron Hewson, Northview Preschool, Assistant Teacher

Catherine Hughes, Preschool Administrator

Jillian Marshall, Northview Preschool, Assistant Teacher

Janet Waganfeald, Woodrow Preschool, Teacher Assistant

*Northview Preschool is operated In partnership with Sylvania School District. The following are Sylvania School District employees who are assigned to Northview Preschool

Pat Antonelli, Career Tech Paraprofessional

Tricia Beckstead, Lead Teacher, Intervention Specialist

Nancy Brown, School Psychologist

Ryan Eickholt, Career Tech Instructor, Preschool Director

Gackie-Gladieux – Speech Language Pathologist

Jane Macino, Preschool Paraprofessional

Gil Masse, Occupational Therapist

Sarah Shanahan, Special Needs Preschool Coordinator


Effective June 1, 2023, Sylvania Community Services subcontracts its Extended Time Program to Right At School. If you would like to contact Right At School, please email Alyson Rumer, Area Manager, 

Board of Directors


The meetings for Sylvania Community Services, Inc. are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 5:45 pm at the Sylvania Senior Center located at 7140 Sylvania Ave, Sylvania, OH 43560.

Kathryn W. Fell, President

Retired, Toledo Lucas Co Public Library


Baron Black, Vice President

Owner, ACT Systems Ltd.


Pam Richmond, Treasurer 

Chief Strategist, Otterbein

Shannon Szyperski, Secretary 

Senior Copywriter, Brandgility


Mary Arquette

Retired, Lourdes University 


Jim Bartnik

Retired, Manahan


Michael George

Executive Director, Genacross Lutheran Services

Doug Haynam

Councilman, Sylvania City Council


Lula Jiamachello

Human Resource Officer, Sylvania Township

Jill Johnson
Board Member, Sylvania Board of Education

Neal Mahoney

Trustee, Sylvania Township 

Vice President, Midland Title

Emily Roach

Community Relations Specialist, Kingston Healthcare


Pamela A. Rybka

Community Outreach Coordinator, Better Business Bureau


Rebecca Shope

Attorney, Shumaker, Loop, Kendrick

Ruslan  Slutsky
Professor, University of Toledo/ Department of Education


Jan Watkins

Office Manager/Accountant, Reeb Funeral Home


Brooke Yussim

Realtor, Danberry Realty


Maria Gagnon, Executive Director

(non-voting member)

What Others Say

We could not be more happy with the attention, structure, and learning opportunities that he is given on a daily basis.


“Ms. Catherine and the rest of the team encouraged growth on a personal and educational level.”


“My wife and I go to many of the events at the Sylvania Senior Center. We have made many lasting connections.”


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