Beth Pongracz Maiden and the staff of the Erie County Community Foundation have taken on the task of developing the Huron County Community Foundation into an independent nonprofit organization.
Prior to serving as Executive Director for the Erie County and Huron County Foundations, Beth was the President/CEO of Leadership Lorain County, and also served as Communications Officer for the Community Foundation of Lorain County in Elyria, OH.
Beth earned her BA in English from Heidelberg University in Tiffin, OH, and her Master’s in Nonprofit Organizations from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. Beth serves on the Board of Directors of the Sandusky State Theatre, on the Advisory Committee for the Erie County Business Advisory Council, and is also a member of the Sandusky Rotary Club. In 2021, Beth won the Visionary Leadership Award presented by the Erie County Economic Development Corporation.
Beth and her husband Warren reside in Amherst with their very spoiled and photogenic cat, Savannah.