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George A. Romanoski joins Oriana House, Inc.’s Board of Directors

For Immediate Release: May 14, 2012
Contact: Christina Deibel or Linda Weyandt: (330) 535-8116

Retired Akron Deputy Mayor of Public Safety George A. Romanoski has joined the Board of Directors for Oriana House, Inc. Romanoski served as Akron's Deputy Mayor from 1991-2009 and had direct oversight of the city's police and fire departments and the former city correctional facility. Prior to serving Akron as Deputy Mayor, he was Akron Fire Chief from 1988-1991, an appointment he received after having been on the Fire Department for 24 years. Romanoski is a past member and president of the Ohio Association of Public Safety Directors; past member of the Ohio Community Corrections and Jail Advisory Board; and past member of the Facility Governing Board for the Summit County Community Based Correctional Facility.

“George Romanoski brings to the Board a professional lifetime of experience in public safety,” said James Lawrence, president and CEO of Oriana House, Inc. "His knowledge of the operations and needs of a city will help Oriana House anticipate and provide the necessary services and programs here in greater Akron and in all the regions we serve."

Oriana House, Inc.’s Board of Directors consists of William Kea, chair; Harold Craig, retired Akron Police captain; Eric Czetli, former deputy director, Ohio Department of Transportation and former clerk, Cuyahoga Falls Municipal Court; Robert Fenner, retired supervisor from the Adult Parole Authority; Judge Mary F. Spicer, retired Summit County Common Pleas Judge; James Wagner, attorney; and James Lawrence. The Agency’s Board of Directors is the governing body of Oriana House, Inc.

Oriana House, Inc., is a non profit community corrections and chemical dependency treatment agency with facilities located in Summit, Cuyahoga, Seneca, and Erie counties.

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