September 10th, 2017

Executive Committee 

Richard Schwalberg

Randy Kimbro

George Hillow

Bob Grace
Director of Special Projects

Board of Directors

Sheryl King Benford
Jason Beudert
Tom Coughlin
Kathy Delaney
Anita Gray
Traci Jadlos
Dori Kish
Grace Leon
James Long
Stanley Miller
Caryl Richards
Monica Robins

Agents of Change Campaign Liason`
Marjorie Sutton


There are several teams that work diligently to make this organization effective and beneficial.  We invite you to join one or more of the committees as your valuable input is welcome and encouraged.

If you are interested in joining or assisting the any please email:

Public Engagement

Chair: Kathy Delaney

This team develops, coordinates and executes educational events for graduates and FBICAF members as well as large-scale public events such as the Home Town Heroes Event designed to honor and reward local citizens for their acts of bravery and kindness.


Chair: Dori Kish

This team promotes membership in the FBICAF through events and communication.

Community Service

Chair: Grace Leon

Ambassadors to local communities in planning and executing volunteer projects that benefit area communities.


Co-Chairs: Paul Carleton, Tom Coughlin, Marjorie Sutton, Mark Summers

This team creates and executes plans to raise money through grants, sponsorships, fundraising campaigns, and member donations.

Youth Outreach

Chair: Sheryl King Benford

This team plans and executes events and member involvement at community events that educate youth about leadership, cyber safety, physical safety, and law enforcement interaction.

Founding Members

Jesse Berencsi
Chia-Min Chen
Louise P. Dempsey
Ella Fong
Kuan-Foung Fong
Cheryl D. French
James E. Goodwin
Bruce Hennes
Stanley Jaffe
Allan Krulak
Cathy Lewis-Wright
Carol D. Payto
Raymond Pierce
Stephen D. Williger

Community Outreach Specialist – Linda Schmidt

Code of Regulations (FBI Citizens Academy Foundation of Cleveland) amended December 5, 2016