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Ann Knotek and her daughters protest the proposed Cleveland garbage incinerator in 2013.
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Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors – Ann Knotek

What was your first contact with Ohio Citizen Action? I attended a community meeting concerning the proposed Cleveland incinerator. I didn’t know at the time, but Ohio Citizen Action was involved in organizing that meeting — which then led to my further involvement with the Cleveland Incinerator campaign and Ohio […]

Mark Carper
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Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board of Directors – Mark Carper

CINCINNATI — Mark Carper holds a PhD in Geography and is currently studying community planning at the University of Cincinnati. A true “life-long learner”, Mark is a Fulbright Scholar, has studied energy management and socioecology,  and has traveled to Bulgaria, Sweden, Russia, and the Republic of Georgia. He has served […]

Laura Rench
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Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors – Laura Rench

Laura Rench is a Christmas tree farmer and former social worker who has an extraordinary ability to unite people from different economic, racial, and social backgrounds. As an organizer with The Citizens for the Responsible Destruction of Chemical Weapons, Laura led a campaign which prevented the US Army from shipping […]

Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board of Directors – Matthew Currie
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Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board of Directors – Matthew Currie

BELLBROOK — After working at Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, Matt attended Vermont Law School to pursue an interest in environmental and public interest law.  During law school, he led the student chapter of the National Lawyers Guild and has participated in anti-globalization and GE free food campaigns.  After law […]

Stephen Gabor elected to Ohio Citizen Action Board
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Stephen Gabor elected to Ohio Citizen Action Board

CLEVELAND – The Ohio Citizen Action Board has just elected Stephen Gabor to be a Board member for a three-year term beginning with the February 16, 2013 board meeting. Gabor joined the staff of Ohio Citizen Action as a phone canvasser in November 1999. He soon became a Crew Manager […]

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors – Barbara Wood
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Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors – Barbara Wood

COLUMBUS — Barbara Wood first became involved with Ohio Citizen Action when she was active in a good neighbor campaign with Georgia Pacific to close their waste pit and reduce pollution in the Southfield/Marion Franklin neighborhood of Columbus.  She found the organizational mission to work with communities at the grassroots […]

In loving memory of Mike Jones
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In loving memory of Mike Jones

Ohio Citizen Action lost a dear friend and long-time board member yesterday with the death of Mike Jones, 62, of Pataskala. Mike died, surrounded by his family, in hospice care after suffering from lung cancer. We first met Mike in the 1990’s when he worked with our board member Carrie […]

Barn dance fundraiser raises the roof at Country Pines Tree Farm
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Barn dance fundraiser raises the roof at Country Pines Tree Farm

NEW LEBANON — Hosts David and Laura Rench welcomed 44 guests Saturday to the first-ever barn dance benefitting Ohio Citizen Action. The event raised over $3,500 for the organization’s anti-fracking campaign and brought together people from throughout southwest Ohio.  New Lebanon was well represented, but people came from as far away […]

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors
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Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors

David Ashenhurst “I’m very interested in having a role with an organization that is working to organize people in an over-communicated world, where we often have such a distracted and distracting environment.  I have a life-long commitment to civil rights and environmental justice, going back to the first Earth Day […]

Air pollution agency cites Jefferson Twp. company for violations
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Air pollution agency cites Jefferson Twp. company for violations

Odor complaints could result in penalties for Clean Water Ltd. DAYTON — “A new round of environmental problems have cropped up at the troubled Jefferson Twp. plant formerly known as Perma-Fix of Dayton, leading the Regional Air Pollution Control Agency to slap current owner Clean Water Ltd. with a notice […]