Civilian Police Review Board Membership

Mary Clark David Gatian Michael Graham Michael Hess
Ashley Mostella Kenneth J. Mountcastle Roslyn A. Quarto Stephanie Scalise Ernest G. Turner

CPRB Chairperson Michael P. Graham is owner and partner of Cleveland-based Strategy Design Partners, LLC, which is a strategy and communications consulting firm that works with non-profits, public agencies, and businesses. Mr. Graham is also a former assistant Cuyahoga County prosecutor. He still practices law. Mr. Graham was appointed by Cleveland City Council. Mr. Graham resides in the Second Police District.


CPRB Vice-Chairperson Ashley Mostella was born and raised in the 7th Ward on Cleveland’s east side.  She was introduced at a very young age to community and volunteer service by her father, Benny Mostella, a manager for many years with the Cleveland Department of Parks and Recreation.  Ms. Mostella has volunteered for numerous community initiatives such as the Cleveland Food Bank, Karamus House (painting murals), school supply drives, and community awareness marches. Ms. Mostella has worked in banking, the insurance industry, and as a certified medical sales representative.  Ms. Mostella attended the University of Akron.


Mary Clark has spent more than thirty years working in banking and finance. She graduated from high school in Lexington, Mississippi and has since worked in Cleveland at Huntington Bank, the UPS Store, and KeyCorp. Ms. Clark resides in the Fourth Police District.


David Gatian has resided with his family in Cleveland’s first police district since 1989. He is currently a commercial roofing consultant, is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional and previously served in various human resources management roles. Mr. Gatian is a certified State of Ohio MMA judge and remains active in amateur wrestling. He has provided volunteer services for The Guiding Eyes for The Blind and was an active volunteer supporter of the Cleveland Gay Games. He and his wife, Marie-Josée, are a host family for the Lake Erie Crushers baseball team players in the summertime. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Human Resources Management from California State University at Long Beach.


Michael P. Hess, Jr. was appointed to fill the board seat set aside for an 18 to 30-year old. A recent graduate of Case Western Reserve School of Law, Mr. Hess is currently studying for the bar exam. Mr. Hess has worked on political campaigns, and has been a legal intern and a legal assistant at several firms including the Cuyahoga County Department of Law. Mr. Hess was appointed by the Council to fill an unfilled position that opened on August 8, 2016. He resides in the Second Police District.


Kenneth J. Mountcastle was born and raised in Brookpark, Ohio and now resides in Cleveland's third district. In 1975, he graduated from Berea High School and enlisted in the US Navy. He served the country proudly for twenty years and retired honorably in 1995 with the rank of Chief Petty Officer. Since 1995, he’s held engineering and managerial positions at several companies, including Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grumman, Computer Science, and BCT.  For two years, he led his own consulting firm, Mountcastle Consulting.  Mr. Mountcastle has a Master’s Degree in Technical Management from John Hopkins University and a degree in Business Management from the University of Maryland, University College. 


Roslyn A. Quarto was born and raised in New York and moved to Cleveland in the fall of 2012 and became the Executive Director of Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People (ESOP) in April of 2013. Ms. Quarto holds a BA from Pennsylvania State University and a JD from St. John’s University. She brings a diverse perspective through her experience as a non-profit, government and corporate executive and lawyer. In addition to participating on the CPRB, Ms. Quarto also serves on the Ohio Attorney General’s Elder Justice Commission, and on the Board of Directors for the Hebrew Free Loan Association and the Ohio CDC Organization. Ms. Quarto resides in the Second District.


Stephanie B. Scalise has her own law practice specializing in criminal defense and appeals, juvenile law, and family law. Prior to that she was an assistant Cuyahoga County prosecutor and served as the legal counsel to the Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services. She also previously served as a city prosecutor for the City of Cleveland Department of Law. Ms. Scalise was appointed by Cleveland City Council. Ms. Scalise resides in the Fifth District.


Ernest G. Turner retired from the Cleveland Municipal School District in 2009 with more than 30 years’ experience in teaching elementary and secondary education. Mr. Turner also served as a basketball, football and track coach during that time. He received his Bachelors of Arts Degree from Central State University in Comprehensive Social Studies and his Master’s Degree from Cleveland State University, with a concentration in Diagnosis & Remediation of Reading Disorders. Mr. Turner has also served as a community advocate in his roles as a Precinct Committeeman for Ward 6, a member of the Buckeye Minsters in Mission Alliance, and the Acting President of the Hulda Avenue Street Club, to name but a few. Mr. Turner was appointed by the Cleveland City Council and resides in the Fourth Police District.

4914
5007
4926