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ADVISORY COUNCIL & SUBCOMMITTEES

City Councilmembers, City of Columbus staff, professionals, and advocates sharing their unique perspectives and expertise to help make Columbus more age-friendly

Advisory Council

Michael Stinziano, Chair

The City of Columbus Council

Fran Ryan, Vice Chair

The City of Columbus

Judy Brachman

League of Women Voters

Antonia Carroll

Franklin County Office on Aging

Cindy Farson

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

Steve Francis

City of Columbus

State Representative Cheryl L. Grossman

Ohio House of Representatives

Isi Ikharebha

Physicians CareConnection

Bonnie Kantor-Burman

Ohio Department of Aging

Jeff Klingler

Central Ohio Hospital Council

Michelle Norris

National Church Residences

Bill Owens

Clintonville Beechwold Community Res Ctr

Emily Savors

The Columbus Foundation

Jane Scott

Columbus Metropolitan Club

Holly Dabelko-Schoeny

OSU College of Social Work

Doug Tayek

AARP Ohio

Margaret Teaford

The Ohio State University

Susan Tilgner

Franklin County Public Health

Kevin Wheeler

City of Columbus, Dept of Development

Civic Participation and Employment

Carol Ventresca, Chair

Employment For Seniors

Marc Molea

Ohio Department of Aging

Marian Harris

Senior Advocate, retired public leader

Ed Elberfeld

Village Connections

Rachel Lustig

Catholic Social Services

Cheryl Hay

Jobs Ohio

Jenna Fletcher

Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services

Marilyn Bury Rice

The Ohio State University Alumni Assoc

Laura O’Toole

National Church Residences

Tom Poole

The Huntington National Bank

Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Councilmember Mitchell Brown, Chair

City of Columbus

Steve Carna, Vice Chair

Vice Chair City of Columbus, Division of Fire

Jordan Whisler

MORPC

Meg Teaford

Village Connections, OSU

Andrew Haggard

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

Amy Schossler

Upper Arlington Commission on Aging

Tracy Hettinger

Franklin County Office on Aging

Jamie Stout

Franklin County Emergency Management

Emily Hesselbein

American Red Cross

Communication and Information

Chuck Gehring, Chair

LifeCare Alliance

David Paul, Vice Chair

Senior Services Roundtable

Lynn Dobb

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

David Dennison

Columbus Metropolitan Library

Kristen Schweitzer

Village Connections

Janet Caldwell

Franklin County Office on Aging

Maureen Murphy

Columbus Senior Centers

Bernice Cage

MORPC

Jane Scott

Columbus Metropolitan Club

Community Support and Health Services

Dr. Teresa Long, Co-Chair

Columbus Public Health

Councilmember Priscilla Tyson, Co-Chair

City of Columbus

Michelle Crum

Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter

Cindy Farson

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

Toni Carroll

Franklin County Office on Aging

Kim Stands

City of Columbus, Dept of Development

Susan Tilgner

Franklin County Public Health

Michelle Missler

Healthcare Collaboration of Greater Columbus

Wanda Dillard

Wexner Medical Center

Michele Stokes

Ohio Health

Ladonya Brady

Mt. Carmel Health Systems

Holly Dabelko-Schoeny

OSU College of Social Work

Marikate Leavens

Franklin County Office on Aging

Tania Peterson

Corporation for National and Community Services

John Gregory

LifeCare Alliance

Greg Winslow

Mid-Ohio Foodbank

Housing

Councilmember Jaiza Page, Chair

City of Columbus

Rita Parise

City of Columbus, Dept of Development

Jim Schimmer

Franklin County Economic Development

Jim Hilz

BIA Central Ohio

Katie Colgan

National Church Residences

Kim Way

NBBJ

Terri O’Connor

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

Bob Bitzenhofer

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority

Vince Squillace

Ohio Homebuilders Association

Kathryn Brod

LeadingAge Ohio

Heath Hughes

Senior Home Choice

Holly Holtzen

Ohio Housing Financing Agency

Judy Brachman

Older Adult Advocate

Jennifer Noll

MORPC

Outdoor Spaces and Buildings

Councilmember Elizabeth Brown, Chair

City of Columbus

Kelly Scocco, Vice Chair

City of Columbus, Dept of Building/Zoning

Tony Collins

Columbus Recreation and Parks

Scott Ulrich

Columbus Public Health

Jessica Matthews

YMCA

Bruce Harkey

Franklin Park Conservatory

Rebecca Hall

Franklin County Office on Aging

Evelyn Ebert

MORPC

Jerry Smith

Greenhealth Consulting

Marilee Chinnici-Zeurcher

City of Dublin

Doug Tayek

AARP Ohio

Transportation

Councilmember Shannon Hardin, Chair

City of Columbus

Jennifer Gallagher, Vice Chair

Columbus Dept of Public Service

Bill Owens

Clintonville Beechwold Community Res Ctr

Mike Bradley

COTA

Mary Ann Frantz

MORPC

Lisa LaMantia

Columbus Public Service

Linda Gillespie

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

Dan Fagan

National Church Residences

Jodi Wharton

Franklin County Office on Aging

Amelia Costanzo

MORPC

Dave Sharp

Red Cross

Philip Hanson

Columbus Public Health

Maria Ruppe

City of Columbus

Amy Hockman

COTA Mobility Services

Cait Harley

Ohio Department of Health

Respect, Inclusion, and Social Participation

Nancy Tan Male, Chair

Franklin County Office on Aging

Christine Happel

Village In The Ville

Isi Ikharebha

Physicians CareConnection

Brittany Hernandez

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

Linda Mauger

Optimized Care Network

Carol Shkolnik

Jewish Family Services

Karla Rothan

Stonewall Columbus

Bernice Cage

MORPC