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Leadership Team

Leadership Team Members serve as a public face of BuckeyeThon, The Ohio State University, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and are expected to positively and professionally represent these entities throughout the University, Columbus Community, and the Dance Marathon community.

You will find more information about the positions on our Leadership Team and the current officers' contact information below.

Sara Thannickal

  • Title: Director of Development
  • Phone: 614-292-6698
  • Email: thannickal.1@osu.edu
  • Education: Microbiology Major
The Director of Development for BuckeyeThon leads his/her committee in developing and stewarding relationships with corporate partners from all across the Columbus business community. Additionally, he/she is responsible for securing all in-kind and monetary donations to support BuckeyeThon's events and operations.