14 participants came together for 3 half day sessions from 8:30 to noon, with lunch following each session, on April 10th, April 24th, and May 8th, at the Phoenix downtown and again on May 22nd for a final session at the Cincinnati Bar Center.  The workshop was led by Sherri Goren Slovin.  At the close of the fourth session a reception to honor the participants was attended by Beyond Civility Steering Committee members, judges of the Federal District Court, prior workshop participants and board members from funding foundations.


Sean Rugless, President and CEO, African-American Chamber of Commerce

Barbara Rinto, Retired Director, UC Women’s Center

Jeff Cramerding, Director, Contract Administration and Communications, AAUP

Rebecca Cull, Attorney, Kohnen and Patton, LLP

Vanessa White, Doctoral Student, University of Cincinnati, Former CPS School Board Member

Cindi Andrews, Opinion Editor, Cincinnati Enquirer

Dale Stalf, Chair, Litigation Practice Group at Wood & Lamping LLP

Melissa Wegman, Vice-President, Wegman Company

Ray Faller, Public Defender, Hamilton County

Tony Rosiello, Township Trustee, Green Township

Karen Bankston, Associate Dean, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati

Meghan Cummings, Assistant Executive Director, Women’s Fund of Greater Cincinnati

David Singleton, Executive Director, Ohio Justice & Policy Center

Greg Adams, Partner Attorney, Croswell & Adams Co., L.P.A.


Beyond Civility Representatives

Judge Beth Myers, Co-Convener

Judge Tim Black, Co-Convener

Bea Larsen, Co-Founder

Bob Rack, Co-Founder

Sean Comer, Project Manager

Sherri Goren Slovin, Presenter

Colin Foos, Staff


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