Members of the EHS Advisory Council

Carole ColeCarol Cole 

Education: B.S., Nursing, Miami University, 1986

Bio: Carol graduated from Miami in 1986 with a B.S. in Nursing. She is an associate professor at Sinclair Community College in Exercise, Nutrition, and Sport Sciences. She is also an exercise physiologist for Kettering Sports Medicine Center.

Carol is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a health fitness director. She serves as a workshop director for the ACSM Health Fitness Instructor and conducts annual workshops at Sinclair Community College. She has worked in the fitness field for 18 years, specializing in corporate fitness and medical-based fitness.

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2003

Term Commitment: Spring 2019

Alum Year: 1986


Gary GoshornGary E. Goshorn

Education: B.S., Social Studies Education, Miami University, 1973 | MA and Ed.S., School Administration, Indiana University, 1978

Bio: Gary was employed by Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation, Columbus Indiana, for 34 years where he served as a social studies teacher, coach, Dean of Students, Assistant Principal and Principal. He retired as Principal of Columbus East High School.

After retiring from B.C.S.C., Gary was recruited to be the Executive Director of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and School, a position he held for five years, also in Columbus Indiana.

Gary’s educational expertise was in the area of brain research and how it impacts teaching and learning. He conducted workshops on this topic throughout southern Indiana for over 20 years.

Gary has remained active with Miami University, serving on the Miami Alumni Association Board of Directors 2004-2009, and again 2012-2015. He was president of the Alumni Board in 2008 which allowed him the opportunity to be active in the planning for the 2009 Miami University Bicentennial Celebration. He received the John E. Dolibois Alumni Award in 2016 and is the current president of the Miami University Men’s Glee Club Advisory Board. 

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2014

Term Commitment: Spring 2020

Alum Year: 1973


D. Rome HudsonDeloris Rome Hudson

Education: B.S., Education and Home Economics, Miami University, 1971

Bio: Deloris was born in Columbus, Georgia and moved to Hamilton, Ohio at the age of four. She attended the Hamilton City Public Schools, graduating from Garfield High School in Hamilton, Ohio. She graduated from Miami University, majoring in education and Home Economics.

Deloris taught in Akron, Ohio, for 12 years, then returned to Hamilton to teach for 27 years at Garfield Junior High, Hamilton High School, and the Hamilton Freshman School. Deloris retired in 2011. She‘s married to Paul W. Hudson and has one son, Anthony Dortch, Jr.

Deloris served as the President of the Hamilton Classroom Teachers’ Association (HCTA) in Hamilton, OH, for 15 years. She served on the Southwestern Ohio Education Association (SWOEA) Executive Committee in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Ohio Education Association (OEA) Board of Directors in Columbus, Ohio, and the National Education Association (NEA) Board of Directors in Washington, D.C. As a Board of Director, Deloris was able to lobby legislators and advocate for educators in Washington D.C. She has also served on many of the local, district, and state committees.

Currently, Deloris serves as a member of NEA Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee (EMAC), the NEA Human and Civil Rights Committee, and a cadre member for the NEA Minority Leadership Training Program. She is the secretary of the NEA Black Caucus and is vice president of the Southwestern Ohio Education Association (SWOEA) Retired Association. She serves as a Board of Director for the Hamilton YWCA in Hamilton, Ohio, and the Miami University of Oxford College of Education, Health & Society Advisory Council. Deloris has had the honor to attend four Democratic Conventions, serving as a delegate at the Chicago, Los Angles, and Charlotte conventions. She’s also attended NEA Education International World Congress in Brazil, Germany, and South Africa where educators from all over the world attend to discuss education issues.

Deloris has received the Teacher of the Year in Akron, Ohio, the John E. Dolibois Alumni Award from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, the Jennie Elder Suel Distinguished Woman of Color at Miami University, the Outstanding Woman of Achievement from the Hamilton YWCA, and the Hamilton Booker T. Washington Community Center award of Achievement and Leadership in the Field of Education.

Member of Advisory Council Since: 2013

Term Commitment: Spring 2019

Alum Year: 1971


P. LandesPeggy Landes

Education: B.S., Education, Miami University, 1974

Bio: Peggy, class of 1974, of Cincinnati OH is a retired teacher. At Miami she was a member of Delta Gamma Sorority, Delta Psi Kappa, Angel Flight and Associated Women Students and attended Miami’s European Center in Luxembourg.

Peggy taught preschool and elementary school and ended her education career serving on the Mariemont City School District Board of Education.

Peggy is a member of Cincinnati Junior League, The Cincinnati Woman’s Club, The Salvation Army Camp Swoneky Auxiliary and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Kindervelt.

She is a member of Miami’s Presidents Club, past member of Alumni Association Board of Directors, class reunion committees and the Red and White Club. 

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2005

Term Commitment: Spring 2019

Alum Year: 1974


J. MatskoJudith E. Matsko

Education: B.S., Health and Physical Education, Miami University, 1976 | M.Ed., Marygrove College, 1998

Bio: Judy is a recognized leader in Northeast Ohio. She has committed herself to empowering others to lead successful lives, whether a child, teenager or an adult. Serving as a board member or as the President of the Junior League of Cleveland, Judy makes a difference in her community. Judy holds board positions with The Girl Scouts of North East Ohio, The Cornerstone of Hope and the Children’s Hunger Alliance Governing Board of Directors. She is a past member of the Miami University Alumni Association Board of Directors and is currently on the newly formed M.I.A.M.I. WOMEN Giving Circle Grants Committee.

For 32 years, Judy was employed by the Strongsville City Schools as a Health and Physical Education teacher and as a coach for both volleyball and track. Her commitment and dedication to her field were evident with the partnerships she initiated between her school and other organizations such as the Southwest General Health Center, The Cleveland Browns, The Children’s Hunger Alliance, The American Heart Association, The American Dairy Association and The Cleveland Cavaliers to help students maintain and improve their health habits. Judy was employed as a Development Director with Project EverGreen, a national nonprofit whose mission is to preserve green spaces and Menlo Park Academy as the Marketing and Development Director for the only tuition free K-8 all gifted school in Ohio. Currently, Judy is the Director of Advancement for Rose-Mary, a Catholic Diocese of Cleveland agency, serving individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Because of her dedication to serving her community, Judy has been the recipient of many prestigious awards spanning from 1972 through recent years, some of which include, “2015 Athena Award Finalist,” “Women of Distinction” from the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio, “The Society’s Hope Award” from the NOH Chapter of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the “Distinguished Alumni Award” from Mentor High School, the “Profound Impact Award” from Miami University’s School of Education, Health and Society and the “Ruth T. Lucas Award” from the Junior League of Cleveland, Inc. 

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2017

Term Commitment: Fall 2020

Alum Year: 1972


L. MayLoren May

Education: B.S., Education, Miami University, 1970 | M.Ed., Miami University, 1973 | Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago, 1993

Bio: From 1970-1975, Loren taught in both rural Ohio (middle school math) and an urban setting (Cleveland grades 5 & 6). In 1975, he was selected as an elementary principal in Bensenville School District 2, Bensenville, Illinois. In 1994, following two additional principal positions at the elementary and middle school level, he became the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. From 2001-2015 he served as the Superintendent for Marquardt School District 15 in Glendale Heights, Illinois.

Both of Loren's daughters are Miami graduates (2013 & 2016).

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2017

Term Commitment: Fall 2020

Alum Year: 1970 (B.S.) and 1973 (M.Ed.)


B. MeadeWilliam Meade

Education: B.S., Water Resources Management, Central State University, 2007 | M.En., Miami University, 2011

Bio: Billy is an Environmental, Health and Safety Professional who has worked with Manufacturers to further the safety culture of the company. Billy is responsible for the development, promotion and implementation of all safety and environmental policies, training and programs necessary to drive safety and environmental performance/compliance and culture, to maintain a safe and healthful workplace, and fully comply with both regulatory and Corporate requirements.

Billy has earned several professional certifications:

  • Certified LEAN Facilitator and Coach (Sulzer Corp.)
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Exposure & Elimination (Sulzer Corp.)
  • Certified OSHA 30 General Industry Safety
  • Certified Lead Auditor for both ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 (RABQSA International)

Billy is a retired City of Dayton Firefighter/EMT and lives in Dayton, Ohio.

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2017

Term Commitment: Fall 2020

Alum Year: 2011


L. Winans ReiserLaurie Winans Reiser

Education: B.S., Family & Consumer Science, Miami University, 1979

Bio: Laurie and her husband Joe live in Tipp City, Ohio. They own and operate Winans Fine Chocolates and Coffees where they manufacture their own line of handcrafted chocolates and roast gourmet coffees out of their facility in Piqua, Ohio. Winans Fine Chocolates and Coffees has 18 retail stores and also sell products at three locations on Miami’s campus (MacCracken Market, Armstrong Center’s Mporium and King Café in King Library).

Laurie and Joe have two grown children, Madison and Wilson, both living in Columbus, Ohio. Their daughter, Madison, is a 2014 Miami graduate. Laurie’s brothers, Andy and Tim Winans, are also both Miami graduates. Tim was inducted into Miami’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015 based on his outstanding swimming career at Miami.

Laurie graduated from Miami in 1979 and immediately started a sales career with Xerox along with 3 other Miami grads, which were all hired by another Miami grad! After Xerox, Laurie spent 15 years at NCR Corporation and held the positions of: Sales Representative, District Sales Manager, and was a director in Marketing, Product Management, and Sales Education departments. Laurie ended her corporate career at BI, a Minneapolis-based performance improvement agency before moving to her family business working with her husband Joe.

Laurie has remained active at Miami serving on numerous Class and AXO Reunion Committees and is currently the Chair of the College of Education, Health and Society Advisory Council. Laurie and her family like to spend time at Indian Lake. She enjoys yoga, cooking, traveling and has been an active volunteer in an organization called CISV Building Global Friendships 

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2011

Term Commitment: Spring 2020

Alum Year: 1979



B. RobeyBarbara Robey

Education: B.S., Elementary Education, Miami University, 1981 | M.S.Ed., Reading Specialist, Youngstown State University, 1985 | Elementary Principal Certificate, Westminster College, 2002

Bio: A lifelong educator, Barbara began her career as a teacher for the Youngstown City School District. She spent 18 years with the Mahoning County Educational Service Center, the last 14 as the Director of Teaching and Learning. Following retirement, Barbara was the part-time Director of Curriculum for Hubbard Exempted Village School District for three years and currently is a part-time Associate for Neola, Inc.

Barbara and her husband, Tom, reside in Hubbard, Ohio and Bonita Springs, Florida. She has a son, John, three stepdaughters, Kelley, Karen, and Susan, and five grandchildren.

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2013

Term Commitment: Spring 2019

Alum Year: 1981


Genesis Ross

Education: MA, Science Family & Child Studies, Miami University, 2006 

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2013

Alum Year: 2006


C. ShimminCheryl Shimmin

Education: B.S., Dietetics, Miami University, 1981 | M.B.A., University of Dayton, 1989

Bio: Cheryl is Network Director of Culinary and Nutrition Care at Kettering Health Network where she has worked for the last 33 years. Her oversight includes foodservice operations at 8 acute and 2 long term care facilities.

Educational experiences include a B.S. degree in Dietetics from Miami University, a dietetic internship at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and an M.B.A. from University of Dayton.

Cheryl and her husband Don, live in Kettering, Ohio (the city in which they both were raised) with their daughter Kari and two dogs. Their son, Kyle, lives with his wife, Sylvia, in a neighboring suburb, Bellbrook.

Community involvement includes being involved with St. Albert the Great Church, Homefull, March of Dimes, Kettering Backpack and University of Dayton.

In her spare time, Cheryl enjoys gardening, playing tennis, hiking with her dogs, shopping with her daughter and spending time with her family especially at their cabin in Tennessee.

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2017

Term Commitment: Fall 2020

Alum Year: 1981


K. StoehrKristen Stoehr

Education: B.S., Health & Sport Studies: Dietetics, Miami University, 2010 | Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2011 | M.B.A., General Management, Pennsylvania State University, 2014

Bio: Kristen is a Registered Dietitian and Associate Brand Manager for BUITONI® USA; Part of the Nestlé Foods Division based in the Cleveland suburb of Solon, Ohio. In this position, she is responsible for leading communication strategy and base business management.

Kristen joined Nestlé in 2011 and has since held upwardly progressive roles in Regulatory & Scientific Affairs, Nutrition Health and Wellness Strategy, and Brand Marketing spanning the LEAN CUISINE®, Nestlé Confections & Snacks, and BUITONI® brands.

At Nestlé, Kristen was awarded the 2014 “Best Nestlé S.A. Nutrition, Health & Wellness” Global Initiative for implementation of portion guidance on all Nestlé USA Confections & Snacks products.

In 2016, Kristen was recognized as an Outstanding Young Alumni by Miami University.

Member of the Advisory Council Since: 2017

Term Commitment: Spring 2020

Alum Year: 2010