Molly Smith – President

Molly Smith is the President of Cleveland Right to Life and the Chair of the nation’s largest prolife convention, Bringing America Back to Life. She has extensive experience in the not-for-profit world gained in Canada and the United States. In 2011 she began hosting a weeknight radio program “From the Median” which is aired in Northeast Ohio, Detroit Michigan, and Richmond Virginia. She has served on numerous and diverse national non-profit boards such as the Catholic School Board of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada; the National Pro-Family Canadian organization REAL Women; Personhood Alliance and was an advisor during the formation of the National Lawyers Association. She spearheaded the formation of the Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio, the newly formed statewide grassroots organization. Molly’s vision and leadership have strengthened the rights of all human life from conception to natural death throughout Ohio and beyond. Molly lives in Bay Village, Ohio with her husband of 46 years and they have 5 married children and 20 grandchildren.

Our Board

Kate Makra-Executive Director

Jeannine Jones – Secretary

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. Jeannine also serves on the Board of the Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio as the Chair of the Political Endorsement Committee.

Marty Kopmeyer – Treasurer

Marty Kopmeyer, a CPA and president of Lumen CPA, Inc., has served as treasurer of Cleveland Right to Life since 2006. He is an active parishioner and member of the finance council at Immaculate Conception Parish in Cleveland, board member of the St. Joseph’s Businessmen Network, and chief financial officer of the Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Parma. He lives in Brecksville, Ohio with his wife Julie and their three children.

Peter Corrigan-Board Member

Peter J. Corrigan is a senior executive with 35+ years of experience with a management background in engineering, operations, sales, mergers and acquisitions, and international business. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Republican Party of Cuyahoga County and teaches International Business and Strategy at both Hiram and Notre Dame College. Corrigan resides in Rocky River with his wife, Jane, of 37 years with three grown children (Kevin, Christine, and Allie).

Ildi Rich-Board Member