Board of Directors

Christine Patel -Program Planning Chair

Since 1997, Christine Patel has worked for the Hamilton County Public Defender Office where she currently serves as a drug court supervisor. In this role, she provides legal advice, representation and guidance to clients assigned to drug court and other specialized dockets.

---> Scott Provancher - Development Committee Chair

Scott Provancher - Development Committee Chair

Scott brings over 20 years of non-profit management and fundraising leadership to the Board. He is the President and CEO of Ignite Philanthropy. He was also the founder of the fundraising consulting firm Lewis & Clark Co., which acquired Ignite in 2016. 

---> Thomas J. Synan Jr.

Thomas J. Synan Jr.

Tom Synan has been a board member at CAT since 2017. He is employed by Newtown Police and Hamilton Country Heroin Coalition where he is the Chief and Co-Chair of Interdiction. 

Joe P. Tomain - Governance Committee Chair

Joe Tomain has been employed with the University of Cincinnati College of Law since 1983. He currently serves as the dean emeritus and the Wilbert & Helen Ziegler professor of Law.

Josh Weitzman

Josh offers the Board broad competencies in all phases of general accounting, financial reporting, capital assets, fraud prevention and more. He is a staff accountant at Mercy Health Systems.