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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.

Sydney Rader

  • Title: Director of Family Relations
  • Phone: 614-292-6698
  • Email: rader.185@osu.edu
  • Education: Health Sciences Major
The Director of Family Relations for BuckeyeThon cultivates and develops professional relationships with Nationwide Children's Hospital and BuckeyeThon Families, connecting the campus community to the kids and families we serve and providing a positive experience for BuckeyeThon Families. In addition, he/she oversees the continued implementation of the Buckeye Buddies Program with Ohio State Athletics.