Full Profile Executive Chairman of the Board


Alex Machaskee, Hon. D.H.L.

 Executive Chair of the Board of Trustees for St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Yonkers (Crestwood), New York

Communications Consultant to Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America
Past Chairman of International Orthodox Christian Charities

Executive Committee of the Musical Arts Association of the Cleveland Orchestra (Chairman, Community Relations Committee)
Emeritus Board Member of the Cleveland Museum of Art
Past Chairman and current Board Member of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs
Board Member of University Circle Inc.
Board Member of Orthodox Christian Network
Board Member of Orthodox Christian Fellowship
Board Member of Crime Stoppers of Cleveland
Board Member of Dean’s Executive Council, Cleveland State University
Advisory Board Member of the Cleveland Opera

Chairman of the Board of United Way Services for 2002–2003
Chairman of the 2000–2001 United Way Campaign
Lifetime Director of United Way Services

Founding Trustee, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum 
Founder, Serbian Cultural Garden in Rockefeller Park

Honorary Consul of the Republic of Serbia
Member of the Cleveland Foreign Consular Corps.
Member of Cleveland Council on Foreign Relations
Member of The Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitaller
Member of Serbian National Federation
Member of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral

Helped establish the new Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Helped establish chapel at Monastery Marcha; Richfield, Ohio

Mr. Machaskee has three honorary degrees: Doctor of Humane Letters from Cleveland State University, from the University of Akron; and from Heidelberg College.  He was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Tamburitza Association of America in 1995.  He also received the Alumni Lifetime Leadership Award from Cleveland State University College of Business Administration in 1990.

As Chairman of International Orthodox Christian Charities, Mr. Machaskee has traveled to Greece, Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia, Tbilisi, Beirut, Damascus, Jerusalem, Amman, Ethiopia and Cameroon to oversee the organization’s humanitarian efforts.

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May 6, 2014