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Transit Authority

Organization Greater Cleveland RTA Central Ohio Transit Authority Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority
Name Joe Calabrese Bill Lhota Michael Setzer
Title General Manager/CEO President/CEO General Manager/CEO
Salary $197,523 $138,000 Unknown, Setzer works as a contractor. His company receives $252,276 annually from SORTA, but that figure includes services other than his work.
Daily Readership 200,000 50,000 60,000 to 65,000


Name Frank Jackson Michael Coleman Mark Mallory
Salary $127,619 $145,231 $121,290

Police Chief

Name Michael McGrath James Jackson Thomas Streicher Jr.
Salary $105,187 $142,313 $123,065

Schools Superintendent/CEO

Name Eugene Sanders Gene T. Harris Rosa Blackwell
Salary $260,000 $174,632 $203,820


Organization The Cleveland Foundation The Columbus Foundation The Greater Cincinnati Foundation
Name Ronald Richard Douglas F. Kridler Kathryn Merchant
Title President/CEO President/CEO President/CEO
Salary $310,000 $255,000 $184,000
Total grants given in 2005: $85 million $66 million $34 million (figure from 2004)

Science Center

Organization The Great Lakes Science Center COSI Columbus Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
Name Linda Abraham - Silver David Chesebrough Douglass McDonald
Title President/Executive Director President/CEO President/CEO
Salary $182,405 $175,000 $256,962
2006 Visitors 468,898 536,308 942,186
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