Dr. Rhonda Reagh presents Covenant Creators,
a mentoring program that answers the question "How do I better lead as a Christian?"

Covenant Creators is a virtual mentoring program provided by Women in Christian Leadership that answers the question of "How do I better lead as a Christian?" Any woman of any age who is a Stellar or Elite member of WiCL can participate in the program. We seek to serve the whole person in a safe, non-judgmental and small group environment. Access an outline of the program here.

Interested in joining Covenant Creators?
The current session is closed; however, you can be added to a waiting list for the next session starting Spring 2022. Stay tuned for more!

Meet the Mentors

Sandra Brasington

Western Ohio Regional Liaison
Office of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine

Sandra Brasington is the Western Ohio Regional Liaison for Governor Mike DeWine, appointed when he took office in 2019 and covering 13 counties in the Miami Valley including both Dayton and Lima. In this role, she is the link between the administration and military, local business leaders, elected officials, non-profits and community groups to meet the economic, business and local opportunities throughout the region. She is an effective leader who thrives on bringing individuals together to solve challenges. Sandra previously worked for Ohio Governor John Kasich and Auditor Betty Montgomery.

With nearly 20 years of state and local government experience, Sandra brings the knowledge of being an elected official as well as private sector experience together to positively impact the community. Her knowledge and passion began over 35 years ago while working with the Air Force, the American Red Cross, and local communities both stateside and abroad. She has continued to be involved in numerous organizations both locally and statewide that champion and support our state and our military/veteran communities.

Cassie B. Barlow, Ph.D.

President at Strategic Ohio Council for Higher Education 

Dr. Cassie B. Barlow is the President of the Strategic Ohio Council for Higher Education. Through SOCHE’s multiple programs, Dr. Barlow is focused on collaboration among SOCHE’s 23 College and University members as well as professional development of faculty and staff and workforce needs of students. 

Dr. Barlow was the 88th Air Base Wing and Installation Commander, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB), OH. In that role, she commanded one of the largest air base wings in the Air Force with more than 5,000 Air Force military, civilian, and contractor employees. Dr. Barlow retired from active duty with the US Air Force as colonel in 2014.

Dr. Barlow was commissioned as a distinguished graduate of Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Following graduation, she was assigned to her first of 13 assignments spanning the world. 

Kelley Bell

Kelley Bell is a Group Benefits Consultant with SAXON and enjoys partnering with companies to provide health insurance benefits that are attractive and affordable. Kelley and Tom have been married 25 years and enjoy watching their son play baseball at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Kelley has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry and has been with SAXON for 5 years. Kelley loves Jesus and has a passion for people. Kelley has a strong business network in the Dayton and Cincinnati markets. Kelley is a graduate of Leadership Dayton Class of 2021 and West Chester’s Leadership 21 Class of 2019. She was named Beavercreek Chamber’s Volunteer of the Year in 2019 and Ambassador of the Year for the Dayton Chamber 2019-2020. Kelley serves on the WiBN Advisory Council.  Kelley also serves with Target Dayton Ministries and is on the Board with Clothes that Work, serving on their Fashioning Futures Luncheon, Education and Boutique committees.  Kelley was the Grand Champion with the Alzheimer’s annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s in 2020 and 2021. 

Lois Elrich

Lois is an Emotional Intelligence Coaching Certification (EICC) through the Goleman EI organization, Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and president at Real Change Business Coaching, LLC in Dayton, Ohio, which she owns and operates. In her first three years as a coach, Lois has helped hundreds of people overcome obstacles that get in the way of growth so they can make real change at work and in life. Lois, a thoughtful listener who asks the right questions to get to the heart of an issue, approaches every client with energy and kindness.

Lois is also a facilitator and leadership coach for Aileron’s “Becoming a More Conscious Leader” program. Aileron, based in Tipp City, Ohio, helps take privately held businesses, teams, cultures, and individuals to the next level of growth. Its services help business leaders implement professional management so they can create sustainable businesses. Lois also helps recruit, interview, onboard and develop Aileron’s leadership coaches.

Lois applies her coaching skills every day in her role as president and co-owner of Solid Blend Technologies, Inc., also based in Dayton. Solid Blend provides water management solutions for healthcare and other facilities with a focus on Legionella detection, remediation, control and outbreak response. Lois created and now manages Solid Blend’s Ideal Culture Program for building a healthier culture at work.

All of us need someone to help us think through what we’re going through so we can discover what’s getting in the way of real change." - Lois Elrich
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