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Clayton Community Foundation

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This Vision for Clayton's future will enrich its unique qualities and expand unlimited potential. It establishes an enduring strategy with broad and compelling goals to encourage public-private partnerships. Through inspired leadership and focused investment, we can enhance the quality of life for Clayton's residents, workers and visitors, fortify the assets of our community fabric for future generations, and ensure a premier cultural and business destination for the region. Information about the Foundation's projects can be found on their webpage at

Contact Alex C. Elmestad, Foundation Administrator at 314-290-8553 or for further information about the Clayton Community Foundation and how you can contribute.

Board of Directors Information

Up to 33 members plus 2 aldermanic liaisons.

Meeting Information
Meets quarterly. Meetings are held at 5:30 pm on the third Wednesday of February, May, August, and November. Meeting location will vary.

Call 314-290-8553 for more information.

Refer also to Clayton's Meeting Guidelines.



  • Becky Patel, President
  • George Hettich, Chair of Major Gifts
  • Marta Toczylowski, Chair of Community Building
  • Cindy Rapponotti, Treasurer
  • Judy Goodman, Chair of Philanthropy
  • Chuck Freedman, Chair of Board Development
  • Katie Lerwick, Chair of History
  • Gary Feder, Legal Advisor
  • Sarah Melinger, Immediate Past President


  • Wendi Alper-Pressman
  • Cindy Berger
  • Barbara Brinkman
  • Mark Carlie
  • Debbie Chase
  • Joe Downs
  • Brian Edwards
  • Josh Ferguson
  • Jill Fisher
  • Angela Flotken
  • J.J. Flotken
  • Stephanie Gross
  • Sarah Luem
  • Steven Rosenblum
  • Richard Ryffel
  • Rebecca Thorn
  • Cheryl Verde
  • Jennifer Volk
  • Cindy Wallach
  • Colleen Watermon
  • Cordell Whitlock
  • Mike Zaccarello
  • Helen Ziercher

Aldermanic Liaisons

  • Joanne Boulton - Ward I
  • Bridget McAndrew - Ward III


  • Alex C. Elmestad, Foundation Administrator - CCF
  • Patty DeForrest, Director of Parks & Recreation - City Staff Liaison
Meeting TitleMeeting DateAgendaMinutes
Clayton Community Foundation02/19/2020 5:30 PMAgendaNot Available