Marisa Sheldon - Director
Holly Dabelko-Schoeny - College of Social Work Associate Professor
Lisa Durham - College of Social Work Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives

Advisory Council

Michael Stinziano, Chair

The City of Columbus Council

Fran Ryan, Vice Chair

The City of Columbus

Judy Brachman

League of Women Voters

Michelle Missler

Franklin County Office on Aging

Cindy Farson

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging

State Representative Cheryl L. Grossman

Ohio House of Representatives

Isi Ikharebha

Physicians CareConnection

Beverley Laubert

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


Margaret Teaford

The Ohio State University

Susan Tilgner

Franklin County Public Health

Kevin Wheeler

City of Columbus, Dept of Development

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

50+ Residents Council

Central Ohio residents 50 years of age and above working to help make Columbus more age-friendly


Age-Friendly Columbus is supported by the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation, the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, Franklin County  Office on Aging, The Columbus Foundation, National Church Residences, and AARP Ohio