Easterseals Names Klase CEO of Local Chapter

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Jody Klase has been appointed CEO for Easterseals of Mahoning, Trumbull & Columbiana Counties. Her appointment was effective Oct. 4.

“On behalf of the board of Ddirectors of Easterseals of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties, we would like to welcome our new CEO Jody Klase. She comes to us with a vast knowledge and experience in the nonprofit world. We are very excited to have her as a part of our Easterseals family,” says Christine Wray, board chairman.

Before joining Easterseals, Klase spent 10 years as the director of Valley Counseling Services. She previously worked at the former Forum Health as the supervisor of the psychiatric crisis team.

Klase is a graduate of Youngstown State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is a member of the McDonald School District Board of Education, where she lives with her husband Brian and children, Sophie, and Carson.

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