Board of Trustees


Brian J. Falkowski, President

Residence: Concord

Profession: Controller at Singerman, Mills, Desberg & Kauntz Co., L.P.A.

Education: Master of Business Administration degree from The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and Bachelor of Arts degree from John Carroll University

Mr. Falkowski brings a strong financial and management background to the Laketran Board of Trustees and is the current President, past Vice President, and past Financial Committee Chair.

Mr. Falkowski is a 2015 Graduate of Leadership Lake County, participated in the 2016 Lake Health Physician Shadowing Program, and is very involved in the Lake County community.

Chuck Zibbel, PE, Vice President

Residence: Concord Township

Profession: Retired Engineer & Director - Burgess & Niple

Education: Ohio Northern University, BSCE

Mr. Zibbel recently retired from a 42 year career as a civil engineer and director at Burgess & Niple where he managed notable Lake County projects including Perry Local Schools, Lake County Drainage Study, Painesville WPCP Expansion, Aquarius Water Treatment Plant, and multiple Laketran Park-n-Ride lots.

David Anderson

Residence: Willoughby

Profession: Retired, Mayor of Willoughby

Education: Cleveland State University

Mr. Anderson retired in 2017 as the Mayor of Willoughby. He is known for spearheading the revitalization of the City of Willoughby and brings more than 30 years of government administration and civic engagement expertise to the Laketran Board of Trustees.

Alice Cable

Residence: Fairport Harbor

Profession: Executive Director of Alliance for Working Together

Education: Hiram College, BA in History & Theory; Cleveland State University, Masters in Music Performance & Music History

Mrs. Cable is the executive director for Alliance for Working and has previously worked at Chambers of Commerce in Lake County and COSE in Cleveland. She offers expertise in workforce development in the manufacturing sector, marketing, and event planning.

Donna P. McNamee, Operations Chair

Residence: Willoughby

Profession: Communications Consultant

Education: Ursuline College

Past President (2003) of Laketran Board of Trustees, Past-Treasurer of Friends of Laketran and Chair of Friends of Laketran Annual Golf Outing, participates on numerous boards for American Public Transportation Association and Easter Seals Project Action as a national transportation advocate.

Jon P. Marten

Residence: Concord Township

Profession: Retired, Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration and CFO of Parker Hannifin

Education: Virginia Tech, Bachelors of Science and Baldwin-Wallace College, Masters of Business Administration

Mr. Marten had a 30 year career in finance and administration at Parker Hannifin advancing through several controller positions. He recently retired in 2017 after serving seven years as the Parker’s Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer.

Dennis Montrella

Residence: Willoughby

Profession: Retired

Education: Kent State University, Bachelor of Science in education and University of Akron, Masters degree in Urban Studies

Mr. Montrella has twenty years experience in higher education administration followed by twenty years in the private business sector including time as a sales account manager for Sallie Mae, a vice president for the Student Loan Funding Corp. and vice president for KeyBank.  He is retired and resides in Willoughby.

Dale Schiavoni

Residence: Concord

Profession: Retired ODOT Administrator

Education: University of Cincinnati, Professional Engineer License

Mr. Schiavoni offers extensive experience with the Ohio Department of Transportation with 17 years of experience relating to plan production including project decision or contract design management and more than 20 years managing district planning department which establishes district’s short-and long-range construction program.

Lane H. Sheets

Residence: Concord Township

Profession: Owner/President of Diversified Business Systems, Inc.

Education: Masters of Science Management, Case Western Reserve Weatherhead School of Management and Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Ohio University

Mr. Sheets is the owner and president of Diversified Business Systems with 40 years of IT and engineering expertise. He is a 2010 graduate of Leadership Lake County and has served on many local boards.