Richard Crepage, Treasurer

 Dr. Richard Crepage is a lifetime Northeast Ohio resident having grown up in McDonald.

He earned his A.B. in Mathematics, MS in Educational Administration, and his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from  Youngstown State University.

Rich is a retired educator after a 35 year career with 22 years as a math teacher, assistant HS principal and Middle School  Principal in the Warren City Schools and 13 years as Director of Personnel, Local Superintendent at Pymatuning Valley Local,  and Superintendent of the Ashtabula County Educational Service Center.

Following retirement, he began volunteering for the Cleveland Council on World Affairs. After a year “in retirement” he became  Director of Education, then Administrative Director, and finally Senior Director of Outreach and Education—the position he  held until leaving the organization in August, 2012. He serves as the Secretary and a National Board Member of the World Affairs Councils of America. His community involvement includes Advisory Board member of the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence, Global Cleveland Connections Committee, the Resource Council of the Center for Engaged Ethics at Hiram College. Rich is a Vice President of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, member of the City Club of Cleveland, serving as a member of the Program Committee, the Cleveland Rotary, and a Board Member of the American Cancer Society’s Northern Ohio Region where he serves as Chair of the Health Initiatives Committee.

In addition, he is a Past President of the Board of the Youngstown State University Alumni Society.

He is very proud to serve as the Treasurer of the World Affairs Council of Northwest Ohio.