About the Board

The OAC Board is composed of 15 voting members appointed by the governor, and four non-voting members--two each from the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives. The Council Board is responsible for final approval of funding requests.  The Board meets four times during a calendar year and all meetings are open to the public. Notification of the time and place of the regularly scheduled meetings is made available to the general public at least seven days prior to the meeting through announcements in OAC News

Current Board Members

(Including City and Term End Date)

GERALDINE WARNER, Chair | Cincinnati | 7/1/2021

JAMES F. DICKE II, Vice-Chair | New Bremen | 7/1/2022

JANE FOULK, Secretary | Thornville | 7/1/2020

SUSAN ALLAN BLOCK | Toledo | 7/1/2019

CAPRICE BRAGG | North Olmsted | 7/1/2020

JUAN P. CESPEDES | Columbus | 7/1/2019

ROBERT HANKINS | Canton | 7/1/2022

GARY HANSON | Cleveland Heights | 7/1/2021

JON D. HOLT | Dayton | 7/1/2022

MAYOR THOMAS JOHNSON | Somerset | 7/1/2020

MONICA KRIDLER | Columbus | 7/1/2021 

DARRYL MEHAFFIE | Greenville | 7/1/2018

DR. FARID NAFFAH | Cortland | 7/1/2018

WILLIAM B. WHITE | Marietta | 7/1/2019

NEAL ZIMMERS | Granville | 7/1/2018

REPRESENTATIVE MIKE DUFFEY | Worthington | 12/31/2018

REPRESENTATIVE TERESA FEDOR | Toledo | 12/31/2018

SENATOR MATT DOLAN | Chagrin Falls | 12/31/2018

SENATOR MICHAEL SKINDELL | Lakewood | 12/31/2018