About Cleveland STEM

Greater Cleveland STEM FoundationThe Greater Cleveland STEM Foundation coordinates activities designed to inform and educate the community in matters of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). It is our goal to provide resources that support, provide greater access to, and foster enthusiasm for STEM. Our hope is to bring people of all ages and all backgrounds together to explore with us.


Our Mission

Our mission is to generate interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by making it accessible and approachable to people of all ages and backgrounds.


Our Team

We are STEM advocates! All of our team members live and work in the Greater Cleveland area and are dedicated to advancing STEM initiatives throughout Northeast Ohio. We are your neighbors - your professors and teachers, your local students, and even developers and programmers - all right within your community.

Michelle Kane-Sutton
INTERIM CEO AND BOARD MEMBER
M.S. in Biology with a focus in ecology from Case Western Reserve University. B.A. in Zoology from Ohio Wesleyan University.
Derek Fazulak
CFO AND BOARD MEMBER
M.S. in Mathematics from Cleveland State University
Megan Anderson
SECRETARY AND BOARD MEMBER
Theatre Operations Coordinator at Playhouse Square. B.A. in Music/Arts Management
Jürgen Bosch
BOARD MEMBER
Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University & Johns Hopkins University. PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Technical University Munich
Kevin Rak
CTO

Computer Engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center in the Flight Software branch.

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Alina Litwack
BOARD MEMBER

National Industrial Engineer for Supply Chain at Nestlé. B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University. 

Carrie Bassett
BOARD MEMBER

STEM and Curriculum Coordinator at the Akron Zoo.  BA in Biology with an emphasis in Secondary Education.

Patricia Princehouse

Director of the program in evolutionary biology at Case Western Reserve University, an evolutionary biologist, and a historian of science. MA from Yale and a PhD from Harvard University

Chris Tsangaris
SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR

Interested in joining our team?

If you're passionate about our cause and are interested in becoming actively involved on a day-to-day basis, we'd like to hear from you.  Please click the button to reach out to us.

Our Sponsors

As we continue to build our foundation, we hope to gain sponsors that we can help to showcase.  If you are interested in sponsoring our efforts or any of our events, please contact us.

More information on sponsors will be coming soon.