ABOUT US

Stewarding Education in Cincinnati

Woodward Trust’s Board of Trustees is steadfastly committed to managing funds for the educational enrichment of underserved children in Cincinnati

Our Administration

The Board of Trustees of the Woodward High School of the City of Cincinnati

The Board of Trustees of the Woodward High School of the City of Cincinnati is a non-profit organization created and maintained to administer donated and endowed funds for the educational benefit of underserved children in Cincinnati.

The Trust is managed by a five-member Board of Trustees, now appointed by Cincinnati City Council (3 trustees with overlapping 3-year terms) and Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas (2 trustees with identical 7-year terms). Day-to-day operations and oversight of the Woodward Trust are the responsibility of Roger K. Smith, C.P.A., its Executive Director.

Trustees serve without monetary compensation. All trustees and staff of Woodward Trust are subject to a strict Conflict of Interest Policy which requires disclosure and avoidance of any actual or perceived conflict of interest.

Meet Our Team

Trustees

President

Larry E. Kissel, Esq.

Appointed by Court of Common Pleas

Trustee since 2009

Current term expires March 31, 2030

Secretary / Treasurer

Jeanne M. Golliher

Appointed by Cincinnati City Council

Trustee since 2002

Current term expires March 31, 2024

Trustee

Darielle P. Daniels

Appointed by Cincinnati City Council

Trustee since 2014

Current term expires March 31, 2025

Trustee

Margaret A. Hilvert, Esq.

Appointed by Court of Common Pleas

Trustee since 2009

Current term expires March 31, 2030

Trustee

Sandra D. Mosley

Appointed by Cincinnati City Council

Trustee since 2005

Current term expires March 31, 2023

Executive Director

Executive Director

Roger K. Smith, C.P.A.

Executive Director Since 2005

Donations

What will your legacy be?

Embodying the enduring vision of the Woodwards, both Woodward High School and Woodward Trust stand as living testaments to their commitment. Throughout the years, numerous others have joined this legacy, contributing funds and assets that reflect their unique perspectives, thereby enriching the lives of Cincinnati's students. Woodward Trust actively invites and embraces donations from individuals, foundations, corporations, and organizations keen on supporting educational opportunities for Cincinnati's students. Join us in shaping the future of education for generations to come.