Our Board

We are very fortunate to have many accomplished and talented members on The Final Farewell Project’s board. Learn more about our members below.

Executive Director

Christopher Blue-McMahon

Christopher Blue-McMahon serves at the Executive Director for The Final Farewell Project. Chris works in the substance abuse field for a local clinic and finds a passion in helping those who seek long-term recovery.  Chris is a native Ohioan and has worked for numerous non-profits in roles as Secretary and Treasurer. Chris is the founder of Feed Akron, which was established in 2021, and serves our local homeless communities with brown sack lunches. Chris’s passion for The Final Farewell Project is to continue to lead the organization in find more funding, where more families within our communities can be helped. He is especially proud of the new undergoing face life the organization is going through with a new logo and website and building a brand that will be around for many years.  Chris enjoys giving back to his community and surrounding communities. I feel it to be “an honor and privilege to lead The Final Farewell Project into its growing future.” We look forward to continuing to serve Summit County for years to come as the organization grows.


Executive Board Member

Judge Ron Cable

Judge Ron Cable serves as an executive board member, and is a resident of Akron, Ohio where he lives with his wife and three children. Judge Cable was 1st elected to the Akron Municipal Court in 2017. He was selected to be the Administrative/Presiding Judge for the Akron Municipal Court for both 2021 and 2022.

Judge Cable started RISE (Restore Individual Self-Empowerment) Court at the Akron Municipal Court shortly after being elected to help adult female victims of human trafficking. RISE first began as a court-sponsored program and transitioned into a certified specialized docket in November 2020. Judge Cable also presides over the Court’s Family Intervention Court specialized docket and the Connect Program.Judge Cable graduated from The University of Akron with a B.A. in Political Science and from The University of Akron School of Law with a Juris Doctor. Judge Cable also studied at the Capital University School of Law.

Judge Cable has served on various boards and committees, including Akron Summit Community Action, Autism Society of America, Greater Akron Chapter, The University of Akron Learning Commons Task Force, The University of Akron Friends of the Library, Akron Bar Association Family Law Section Officer and the Summit County Fatherhood Initiative.

Judge Cable has been honored by The Victim Assistance Program when he was presented with the Rev. Dr. Robert A. Denton Outstanding Victim Service Award in April 2021. In September 2021, Judge Cable and RISE received the Ohio State Bar Association’s Innovative Court Programs and Practices Award.

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