College of Health and Human Services

Dean's Advocacy Council

The CHHS Dean’s Advocacy Council supports the college by assisting the Dean in developing strategies for fundraising, community engagement, and alumni relations.


Mrs. Nicole Candle
Director of Development
University of Toledo Foundation



Mrs. Diana Patton '89, '90, '96
Social Justice and Integrative Health
Advocacy Coach
(Author, Speaker, Attorney)


Dr. Mitch Cordova '97
Vice President and Professor
Florida Gulf Coast University



Mr. Timothy Pontius '80
Partner and COO
1 Natural Way, LLC



Ms. Carrie Fleming '93, '95
President and CEO
Fleming Therapy Services, Inc.



Dr. Martin Ritchie
Retired University of Toledo Faculty
Counselor Education Program



Ms. Catina Harding '02, '08
Executive Director
Autism Program Development



Mrs. Jan Ruma
Vice President
Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio



Chief Michael Navarre '77, '82
Police Chief
City of Oregon


Mr. John Walsh '87 (Chair)
Project CEO
Quorum Health Corporation

Last Updated: 7/10/19