Hudson DEI Alliance Steering Committee
Each steering committee member represents themselves, not their current place of employment.
Wanda Boesch Condon, a teacher for 21 years, is the Science Chair and Director of Community Outreach and Global Engagement at Western Reserve Academy (WRA) where she also teaches Physics. A resident of Hudson for nine years, Boesch Condon is originally from Honduras, speaks fluent Spanish and led mission trips to Honduras for 7 years.
Lauri Doxsey, OTR/L, SCSS, is currently a staff occupational therapist at Hudson City School District (HCSD). Serving for 25 years as an occupational therapist, she has worked in school systems, home-based therapy, and in outpatient therapy. Doxsey has been involved in the “Every Moment Counts” initiative since 2013 when she implemented and collected data on “The Comfortable Cafeteria” and “Refreshing Recess” programs. She presented at both state and national conferences, is published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy, and taught several professional development sessions for HCSD on mental health, self-regulation, and inclusion of all students. Doxsey’s volunteer work includes serving as a Girl Scout leader, Twinsburg Girl Scout Board member, Eucharistic minister, meals on wheels driver, and board member for Friends of the Twinsburg Library where she is currently president.
Michelle Gutierrez, a resident of Hudson for over ten years, has served in various accounting roles for the past twenty years, mostly on a part time basis. Her favorite role and title is Mom. Her five kids keep her busy and are the reason why she is passionate about helping her community come together to celebrate diversity and honor each other.
Clarence Henderson is a business owner, husband and father of two children who attend Hudson schools. He serves as a speaker and volunteer through his church with the juvenile detention facility and as a neighborhood ambassador for the city of Cuyahoga Falls, helping to bridge gaps and increase understanding.
Eileen Kennedy is a retired pediatric psychologist. She has lived in Hudson with her husband for more than 30 years, and raised two sons. Coming from western Kentucky with ten siblings, she learned the value of pitching in to problem solve, and is eager to contribute to the greater good.
Sinan Li came to the States 19 years ago, and has been living in Hudson for 13 years. He serves as a member of the Asia Pacific Resource Group at work. He believes that communication is the key to unify people with diverse background, and create a more inclusive and equal community.
Laura Perez worked ten years as Purchasing Manager with suppliers in Europe and Asia. She moved to the USA eight years ago from Mexico City. She has been working with the cultural department of the Consulate of Mexico in Detroit to promote Mexican artists. Today she works as a medical and legal interpreter for a nonprofit and volunteers at Comite Mexicano de Cleveland.
Gina Von Ville has worked as an English teacher for the Hudson City School District for 22 years. She has a passion for service and cultural awareness and helps to advise the Service Learning program at Hudson High School along with the Key Club and the Model United Nations program. Von Ville has lived in Hudson for 15 years with her husband and three children.
Jennifer Walker has been a resident of Hudson since 2019. She grew up in Broadview Heights and moved to Los Angeles, California as a young adult. In Los Angeles she worked for The Los Angeles Unified School District as an Inclusion Facilitator. In addition, she was an adjunct professor at California State University, Northridge. Walker currently works for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District as an intervention specialist. She and her husband Michael have three children who attend Hudson Schools.
Phillip Wawrosch held a myriad of key roles throughout his over 20 years in the federal workforce in Civil Rights, Equal Employment Opportunity/Equal Opportunity (EEO/EO), Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Outreach and Recruitment.
Hudson DEI Alliance
The Hudson DEI Alliance works in collaboration with our educational, business, and faith communities through a fund at the Hudson Community Foundation.