Iris Meltzer

LWVO Board President

Iris Meltzer is a member of the Kent League. Iris holds a Master’s Degree in psychology from Western Carolina University and a Master’s of Public Health from the Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Program, for whom she served as Accreditation Consultant from 2013-2016. Iris retired from Akron Children’s Hospital after 28 years as the Administrator for Adolescent Health Services. Previously she was a founding member and director of Portage County’s first shelter for battered women and their children. She has been a member of the League since 2011 and served as its President for four years. She was also a member of Kent’s MLD team. She has been on the board of the Ohio League for the last three and a half years, serving as Secretary. Iris is a community activist, serving as Vice-chair for the Portage County Mental Health and Recovery Board and as a member of the Kent Free Library Foundation Board.

Iris Meltzer