BOARD OF DIRECTORS
MRS. FRAN WESSELING
Mrs. Wesseling is the former Executive Director of the Foundation for the Challenged, Columbus, Ohio, a current national Board member of the Green Beret Foundation, San Antonio, Texas and co-founder and Board member of Project Rise Above, a Warren County, Ohio Veteran charity.
MRS. BIANCA BALDWIN
Mrs. Bianca Baldwin is the “Silver Star” Surviving Spouse of Major Baldwin and a Caregiver Advocate for the Special Forces community. She earned her degrees in Special Education and Biology from the Justus-Liebig-University in Giessen, Germany before becoming a military spouse. Mrs. Baldwin committed her time, prior to Major Baldwin’s sustained combat injuries, to the respective Family Readiness Groups of SWCS in Fort Bragg, NC, and 10th SFG (A) in Fort Carson, CO throughout his military career. She has since been a spokesperson and role model for injured Green Berets and their spouses as she dedicated her life to caring for Major Baldwin for over 15 years. Mrs. Baldwin was awarded the United States Army Superior Public Service Medal, the Army Commander’s Award for Public Service Medal, and was honored as the first “Keeper of the Brave” recipient by the Green Beret Foundation in 2017.
MRS. VERONICA ASBURY-FROLLINI
Mrs. Veronica Asbury-Frollini is a language arts teacher and 25-year educator, currently teaching at Olentangy Liberty Middle School. She is a 1989 graduate of Thomas Worthington High School and earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Ohio State University. She is also a former participant of the Leadership Worthington program. She is the proud parent of Connor, a scholar athlete Junior at Worthington Kilbourne High School.
DR. MARK BALDWIN
Dr. Mark Baldwin is an Associate Fellow, Biomechanical, Design, and Dynamics Engineer at Lockheed Martin Space in Denver, Colorado. He is a graduate of Worthington Kilbourne High School and earned a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Doctorate degree from the University of Denver.
Jason Kostal is a West Point Alumnus and Board Member of The West Point Class of '98 Fund. He earned a master's degree from Emory University and is a retired officer of the U.S. Army. He is a Master Guitar Artisan and owner of Kostal Guitars in Phoenix, AZ.
CONNOR ASBURY AND JACK WESSELING
To encourage the next generation of family members to sustain the legacy of Major Darren Baldwin, his two nephews, Connor Ashbury and Jack Wesseling, serve as youth advocates and volunteers for the Foundation. Connor Asbury is a scholar athlete at Worthington Kilbourne High School and member of the WKHS football team. Jack Wesseling is a scholar athlete at Milford High School Milford, Ohio, and a member of the Milford High School football team