Three Arches Foundation, a community-focused grant making foundation, announces the election of Ellen C. Ospelt, BS, RN, CDE and Allison L. Urbanek to its board of directors.
Ospelt brings extensive experience as a professional health administrator and educator. She is Regional Care Coordinator for Paladina Health working collaboratively with providers and care teams across Ohio to address the health management needs of patients. Over the past 20 years, Ospelt has devoted her professional career to improving population health and chronic disease management and prevention through various administrator roles at North Coast Health, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio and St. Vincent Charity Hospital. A resident of Bay Village, Ospelt is an active member of the Northeast Ohio American Association of Diabetes Educators, American Diabetes Association and Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association.
Urbanek is Director of Housing & Internal Operations for LakewoodAlive, a community-centered nonprofit organization. Previously, she was Director of Programming for Home Repair Resource Center, a HUD-approved counseling agency. With extensive experience in the not-for-profit community, Urbanek has focused her career on developing and implementing housing outreach and home maintenance education programs to foster and sustain local neighborhoods, including securing CDBG-funded loan and grants. A Lakewood resident, Urbanek currently serves as co-chair on the Associate Board of the Beck Center for the Arts and is a member of the Anderson Center for Accessible Living Committee at Maximum Accessible Housing of Ohio.
The board of directors also recognized Ken Haber for his many years of dedicated service to both the Three Arches Foundation and the former Lakewood Hospital Foundation, noting his leadership role in shaping the successful transition. A gift in Haber’s honor was made to the Lakewood Community Services Center.
About Three Arches Foundation (TAF) – Three Arches Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity that invests in advancing the health and well-being of the citizens of Lakewood and surrounding communities through grant making. By connecting people, ideas and resources, the Three Arches Foundation fosters a collaborative approach towards investing in organizations whose work directly addresses the continuum of physical and behavioral health issues. For more information, visit threearchesfoundation.org.