Our Board


Chairman, Ohio Sen. Jerry Cirino–Jerry’s prolife leadership provides an expanded vision that saves lives daily both in the Ohio Senate as well as in his NE Ohio community. He was instrumental in helping to expand the reach of the organization across Ohio as well as supported efforts to influence the national debate.


President, Molly Smith–Molly has been active in the prolife movement for over 30 years and has served in leadership roles across Ohio as well as helping to build the national PERSONHOOD organization. Her leadership has resulted in the continued growth and success of the prolife movement.


Treasurer, Marty Kopmeyer–Marty is a CPA whose skills have been invaluable to the growth of Cleveland Right to Life. Marty’s professional guidance has resulted in widening the organization’s leadership role in the region and throughout Ohio.


Secretary, Jeannine Jones–Jeannine is the President Emeritus of Cleveland Right to Life, whose leadership paved the way to hosting the first Bringing America Back to Life Symposium in 2010.


Board Member, Ildi Rich–Ildi is a homeschooling stay-at-home mom who has a background in education with a passion for pro-life ministry and iconography. Ildi served as the Executive Administrative Assistant to the President of CRTL for 6 years before moving to a board position in 2021.


Executive Director, Kate Makra–Kate, a fierce defender of life, joined Cleveland Right to Life after having previously served as the Executive Director of a local pro-life crisis pregnancy center. Kate is also an attorney who served as an assistant prosecutor in Indiana and Ohio.


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