Chann Fowler-Spellman is a trustee and co-administrator of The Char and Chuck Fowler Family Foundation in Cleveland. She currently serves on four nonprofit boards, has been a Partner with SVP since 2006, is involved in Philanthropy Ohio’s Arts and Education funding groups, and co-leads Exponent Philanthropy’s Northeast Ohio Engagement Group for small staffed foundations. She also served as the Lead Partner for Progressive Arts Alliance (PAA), one of SVP’s former Investees. This engagement led to a board seat, and she has now been Board Chair for PAA since 2012.
Chann graduated from the University of Illinois-Chicago with a BS in Sociology. Chann and her husband Ed moved to the Cleveland area in 2000, after living in Houston, Texas; Provo, Utah; Melbourne, Australia; and Chicago, Illinois. They currently reside in Lakewood, Ohio, with their youngest child, Sophie (18). She and Ed are looking forward to being empty-nesters this fall!