January 10, 2019

Two Community Leaders Named to The Dayton Foundation Governing Board

Cassie Barlow The Dayton Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Colonel (retired) Cassie B. Barlow, Ph.D. and James M. Vaughn, CPA to its Governing Board, which provides stewardship for the Foundation and its charitable activities.

Colonel Barlow retired in 2014 after 26 years of employment with the United States Air Force. At retirement, she was the 88th Air Base Wing and Installation Commander of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, one of the largest air base wings in the Air Force with more than 5,000 military, civilian and contractor employees. She currently is the chief operating officer for Southwestern Ohio Council on Higher Education, which is focused on workforce development needs primarily in the aerospace and defense industry and STEM disciplines.

Colonel Barlow is an active community volunteer, serving on boards for The Abilities Connection, Alzheimer’s Association, Carroll High School, The Girl Scouts of Western Ohio and Victoria Theatre Association.

James VaughnJames Vaughn is the vice president of finance for Taylor Communications, Inc. (formerly Standard Register) where he has been employed for the past 35 years, working in various financial and operational roles. He currently serves on the finance and audit committees for The Dayton Foundation and is a member of the St. Albert the Great finance committee. Vaughn formerly served as a board member and finance chair for Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley.

About The Dayton Foundation

The Dayton Foundation is the regional community foundation for Greater Dayton. Since its establishment in 1921, the Foundation has helped people to help others, managing more than 3,700 charitable funds have that have provided over $900 million in grants to nonprofits locally and nationwide. Ranked among the top 5 percent of all community foundations in the nation for total assets, The Dayton Foundation is second among them in the number of charitable funds and third in the number of grants awarded. More information about The Dayton Foundation is available at www.daytonfoundation.org or follow the Foundation on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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File date: 01.10.19


John and Beth Ey

“It’s not about how much money you give. It’s about how to give more effectively. The Dayton Foundation helps us do this. They have expertise to help you grow in your philanthropy over time.”
– John and Beth Ey, Dayton Foundation donors since 1999

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